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Marseilles Fire Protection District reports that they are in the possession of some new firefighting equipment designed to make the fighting of fires in the village and surrounding area. 

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A woman in her 90’s has been reported by the LaSalle County Health Department as the most recent person to have passed away from Covid-19 in the county. 

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The Illinois Department of Public Health has released guidelines on how to safely gather for the upcoming holiday season. Director Ngoze Ezike says the usual safety guidelines apply just as if you were out in public with other people around.

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A two-day sentencing hearing has been scheduled for a convicted murderer in Grundy County. Kasim Baker, 33, of Joliet was convicted of Second Degree Murder by a jury in Grundy County on September 23rd.

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Note to Readers: Information presented here is obtained from the city police and sheriff's departments. Individuals listed in reports who have been charged with a crime have not been proven guilty in court.

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The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office arrested a local man on a sex offense in the 5,000 block of Peart Road in Morris on October 14th. Dustin Hendrickson, 39, of Morris was arrested for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender and Being within 500 feet of a park.

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The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 4,015 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday which is the highest one-day total for new cases. The state did announce over 5,000 cases one day in early September, but that was a result of some data problems and was a combination of numbers from several days.

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Note to Readers: Information presented here is obtained from the city police and sheriff's departments. Individuals listed in reports who have been charged with a crime have not been proven guilty in court.

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The Grundy County Health Department recently collected a bird in the Goose Lake Township area that has tested positive for West Nile virus.  The bird, a common crow, was collected on September 18, 2020.  This is the first bird to test positive in Grundy County this year.