Numerous calls about injured pelicans on the Illinois River has sparked an investigation. Illinois Conservation Police officers Filipiak and Kaufman took to the water Saturday near Starved Rock State Park.
The WLPO newsroom covered a lot this week, from the tragic school shooting in California to political nonsense in Springfield and D.C., to the prospect of more food trucks in LaSalle. Those stories and more make up this week's edition of For the Record, sponsored by Kramarsic Law. You don't …
A spokesman for the family of Rod Blagojevich says support continues to grow for the commutation of the former Illinois governor’s 14-year prison sentence.
On Monday night, the LaSalle City Council again will take up the subject of relaxing its hard line against food trucks in the city.
In a surprise development Thursday afternoon in a Bureau County courtroom, accused murderer Eddie Mentgen waived his right to a jury trial for the April murder of a Spring Valley woman. Instead, he’s elected to have his fate decided by Judge C.J. Hollerich in Bureau County instead.
The Great American Smokeout is coming up next Thursday, November 21st. The annual event is sponsored by the American Cancer Society and challenges smokers to quit for one day. The hope is that they’ll quit permanently.