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Illinois American Water will be doing annual maintenance in the Streator area starting Monday. Whenever possible, crews will flush hydrants between 10pm and 6am. But, some flushing may occur between 8am and 3pm. No interruption in water service will occur.

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A 2014 lawsuit filed against a Peru chemical manufacturer has been resolved. Attorney General Kwame Raoul announced Friday a consent order with Flint Hills Resources of Peru. It requires the company to address hazardous chemical releases and permit violations at the Peru facility.

The LP Area Career Center is holding its annual back-to-school car show on Sunday, September 29.

CHICAGO (AP) - An Illinois teenager who fell ill with a lung disease after vaping for more than a year has sued a leading e-cigarette maker. Lawyers filed the lawsuit Friday in Lake County Circuit Court on behalf of 18-year-old Adam Hergenreder.

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Oglesby native and Broadway performer and producer Ron Sharpe started his career at LP High School, under the direction of local legend Robert Manahan. Sharpe has recently worked with his mentor to arrange a return to the Illinois Valley for a concert to benefit Stage 212 in LaSalle.

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A 14-year old teen was life-flighted from the scene of a collision Friday in north LaSalle. LaSalle police say the girl's car was stolen and had been part of a police pursuit that had just been terminated.

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