A familiar weekend story, but a different location. An 18-year old Burr Ridge teen fell from a cliff in the lower dells at Matthiessen State Park just after 2:30pm Saturday. Oglesby Fire Chief Ron Popurella said the youth received facial cuts after falling 15 feet and landing on his face.
Do you know anyone who has found a job in the past few months? The unemployment rate across the Illinois Valley is continuing a substantial slide. The jobless rate in LaSalle County dropped slightly to 5.1 percent in May. When compared to May of last year, that number is down almost a full point.
The first criminal case in LaSalle County involving a so-called “nanny cam” has ended in a guilty plea. According to the NewsTribune, 36-year old Doris Burke entered the guilty plea to battery in court Friday. In exchange for the guilty plea, prosecutors dropped two felony counts of aggravat…