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Cubs ready for next series

Posted by wlpo on October 17, 2015

Jon Lester heads to the mound for the Chicago Cubs Saturday night in New York for Game 1 of the National League Championship Series against the Mets. New York will counter with Matt Harvey. The matchup against the NL East champions will be their third of the 2015 playoffs but the first outside the Central Division.

Chicago beat Pittsburgh in the Wild Card game and St. Louis in the Division Series.

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Streator man arrested in pornography investigation

Posted by wlpo on October 17, 2015

   38-year old Joshua Caudill wasn’t expecting a visit from police at 5am Friday. He got one anyway. The Sheriff’s office, Ottawa and Streator police executed a search warrant at 103 West Larue in Streator and arrested Caudill for 2 counts of Dissemination of Child Pornography. He is in the county jail on $150,000 bond.

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Peru man homeless after fire

Posted by wlpo on October 17, 2015

   A 3 alarm fire Friday in Peru has left the owner homeless and bewildered. Over 6 departments assisted Peru in a structure fire that broke out before noon at 1818 2nd street.

     Ron Glancy was the occupant. The News Tribune reports no one was hurt, however; Glancy’s Labrador retriever perished in the fire. The fire started in the back of the home, but spread to the lower living quarters and the upstairs. It was put out in 3 hours. A State Fire Marshall came to the scene to investigate.

    Glancy’s dog was crated while his kitchen was being remodeled. Firemen could not get to the dog to release him.

    Peru received aid from Utica, Oglesby, Spring Valley, LaSalle, Tonica, Ladd and Cherry.

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Peru man arrested in burglary spree

Posted by wlpo on October 17, 2015

    Authorities promised another arrest in that 3 county burglary spree and they have done so. The News Tribune reports 33-year old Shane Reeves of Peru was charged Friday with 2 counts of residential burglary, which is a Class 1 Felony. The man chiefly responsible for the 75 homes and businesses that were hit was arrested in September. That was 33-year old Mason Hass of Spring Valley.

    Hass is a suspect in 30 burglaries in LaSalle, Bureau and Marshall counties, but that number could go up to 75. A third person is also being sought at this time.

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