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Search for Powell Continues, Sheriff Feels Suspect May Have Gotten Transportation From Area

Search for Powell Continues, Sheriff Feels Suspect May Have Gotten Transportation From Area

Lee County Sheriff John Simonton in an update says Powell has not been located, after an exhaustive search of over four townships in the area of the crash. The search involved:  the use of Drones by the Emergency Management Agencies in Lee and Bureau County, as well as Amboy Fire Department and Ogle County Sheriff’s…

SVACC and US Chamber of Commerce to Host Virtual Policy Briefing

SVACC and US Chamber of Commerce to Host Virtual Policy Briefing

The Sauk Valley Area Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with The United States Chamber of Commerce will host a Virtual Policy Briefing on three topics that impact the Business Community.  The topic areas include: Small Business Outlook and Policy, Workforce Training: Approaches and Resources, and Equality of Opportunity. Each segment will be presented by a…

Whiteside County Announces Death from COVID-19

Whiteside County Announces Death from COVID-19

The Whiteside County Health Department has reported the death of an individual in their 80+ related to COVID-19. They also announce 4 new laboratory confirmed cases and 7 recoveries of COVID-19 in Whiteside County. The cases are (3)20s, (1)80+. The Lee County Health Department reported theire are 3 new cases in Lee County today; including…

Several Agencies Looking for Suspect Wanted on Nationwide Warrant

Several Agencies Looking for Suspect Wanted on Nationwide Warrant

Several area law enforcement organizations are looking for a suspect wanted on a nationwide warrant. Members of the Dixon Police Department, Illinois State Police, Lee County Emergency Management Agency, Bureau County Sheriff’s Department, Ogle County Sheriff’s Department, Amboy Fire Department, and Lee County Sheriff’s Department are actively looking for a fugitive who was involved in…

Rock Falls Police Searching for Suspect Involved in Robbery of Shell Station

Rock Falls Police Searching for Suspect Involved in Robbery of Shell Station

Just after 11 pm Thursday Rock Falls Police responded to the Shell station located at 1111 West Route 30 in Rock Falls for a reported robbery. According to officers the suspect is described as a white male, approximately 5 feet, 5 inches tall with a bald head and light beard wearing a red, black and…

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IHSA Set to Begin Fall Sports Season on Monday August 10th

IHSA Set to Begin Fall Sports Season on Monday August 10th

When the IHSA begins its 2020-2021 sports season, there will be four seasons coming up in this school year. The fall sports season will consist of boys and girls golf, girls tennis and boys and girls cross country. Practice for fall sports will begin next Monday, August 10th. The fall sports season will be held…

Emma Hubbs Tennis Classic Schedule Wednesday July 29th

Emma Hubbs Tennis Classic Schedule Wednesday July 29th

Here is the Emma Hubbs Tennis Classic schedule for Wednesday July 29th. 10am 11 & under Girls Singles 12pm 15 & under Girls Singles 2pm 13 & under Mixed Doubles 4pm 18 & under Boys Doubles 6pm Potential Rain Date

Emma Hubbs Tennis Classic Schedule Tuesday July 28th

Emma Hubbs Tennis Classic Schedule Tuesday July 28th

Here is the Emma Hubbs Tennis Classic Schedule for Tuesday July 28th. 10am – 11 & under Boys Singles 12pm 15 & under Boys Doubles 2pm 13 & under Girls Singles 4pm 18 & under Girls Doubles 6pm Potential rain date

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Kentucky AG explains why Breonna Taylor case decision is taking so long

Kentucky AG explains why Breonna Taylor case decision is taking so long

Breonna Taylor FamilyBy KARMA ALLEN and SABINA GHEBREMEDHIN, ABC News(LOUISVILLE, Ky.) — Kentucky officials offered new details on Friday in the investigation into the death of Breonna Taylor, a young Black medical worker who was fatally shot in Louisville, Ky., by plainclothes police officers who had entered her home.Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron has said…

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US adds 1.8 million jobs in July amid coronavirus pandemic

US adds 1.8 million jobs in July amid coronavirus pandemic

Kameleon007/iStockBy ELLA TORRES, ABC News (WASHINGTON) — The U.S. unemployment rate dropped to 10.2% in July, falling slightly below June’s 11.1%, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. There were 1.8 million jobs added in the month as the country continues to grapple with the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. While the numbers are better…

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Kentucky AG explains why Breonna Taylor case decision is taking so long

Kentucky AG explains why Breonna Taylor case decision is taking so long

Breonna Taylor FamilyBy KARMA ALLEN and SABINA GHEBREMEDHIN, ABC News(LOUISVILLE, Ky.) — Kentucky officials offered new details on Friday in the investigation into the death of Breonna Taylor, a young Black medical worker who was fatally shot in Louisville, Ky., by plainclothes police officers who had entered her home.Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron has said…