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Lawmakers backing legislation to force updated protocols at veterans homes

Lawmakers backing legislation to force updated protocols at veterans homes

St. Rep. David Welter and St. Sen. Sue Rezin say they’re supporting legislation that would make the state update its disease outbreak handling protocols at its veterans home. Updates were recommended two years ago after the Legionnaires disease outbreak at the Quincy veterans home. Rezin says taking 12 days to get someone from the Illinois…

Cong. Kinzinger speaks out against fear in new video

Cong. Kinzinger speaks out against fear in new video

A new video from Cong. Adam Kinzinger in his Country 1st initiative says the Republican Party is currently about scaring people and that needs to change. Kinzinger explained on CBS’s Face the Nation, Republicans should make the change in their own party instead of just pointing at the same flaws in Democrats. The Channahon Republican…

Registration open for LaSalle County’s next electronics drop-off

Registration open for LaSalle County’s next electronics drop-off

LaSalle County’s next electronics recycling event will be in three more weekends on Saturday, March 20. It’ll be from eight to noon that day at the courthouse on Etna Rd. Registration is required to manage wait times. Things that can be taken include computers, DVD players, toner cartridges, monitors, televisions, and microwave ovens. The collection…

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Tuesday Local Sports Update

Tuesday Local Sports Update

Last night on 1430 WCMY, Ottawa High School celebrated senior night by defeating Sycamore 44-29 at Kingman Gym Anthony Cooper led the Pirates with a game-high 16 points and seven rebounds  The JV squad also defeated Sycamore 49-35   L-P was home and outscored Rochelle 73-63 The Cavaliers Drake Weber finished with a game-high 33…

IHSA Basketball: Monday Scores

IHSA Basketball: Monday Scores

Monday’s Scores By The Associated Press BOYS PREP BASKETBALL Agape Christian 61, Elverado 29 Algonquin (Jacobs) 48, Dundee-Crown 45 Altamont 60, Farina South Central 46 Amundsen 57, Mather 49 Athens 71, Greenview 48 Brussels 57, Pleasant Hill 54, OT Bunker Hill 39, Calhoun 30 Burlington Central 67, Crystal Lake South 42 Bushnell (B.-Prairie City) 44,…

Monday Local Sports Update

Monday Local Sports Update

Tune in tonight for high school basketball when the Ottawa Pirates celebrate senior night by taking on Sycamore at the Historic Kingman Gym. Game time at 7pm. Hear all the play by play action on 1430 AM WCMY and streaming online at 1430 WCMY DOT COM. Other games scheduled for varsity boys basketball. L-P  will…

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Third woman comes forward with harassment allegations against Cuomo

Third woman comes forward with harassment allegations against Cuomo

SETH WENIG/POOL/AFP via Getty ImagesBy MATT ZARRELL and IVAN PEREIRA, ABC News (NEW YORK) — A third woman has alleged unwanted advances by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo.Anna Ruch told the New York Times Monday that Cuomo placed his hands on her face during a wedding reception in New York City in September 2019 and…

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FBI director testifies for first time since Capitol assault

FBI director testifies for first time since Capitol assault

drnadig/iStockBy ALEXANDER MALLIN and LUKE BARR, ABC News (WASHINGTON) — FBI Director Christopher Wray will testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee Tuesday in his first appearance before Congress since the deadly Jan. 6 insurrection, as the bureau faces scrutiny over whether it properly shared intelligence leading up to the assault as well as its broader…

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Thinx’s new underwear line coming to Target and CVS

Thinx’s new underwear line coming to Target and CVS

ThinxBy ZOE MOORE, ABC News (NEW YORK) — Thinx, the “period-proof underwear” brand, is expanding its offerings with a new line at a more accessible price called “Thinx for All.”The new collection, which is available at a handful of mass retailers, also features more size inclusivity.Retailing for $17, Thinx for All includes sizes XS-XL and…

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Paris Hilton recalls “mean” interview with David Letterman

Paris Hilton recalls “mean” interview with David Letterman

YANN COATSALIOU/AFP via Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) — Paris Hilton used Monday’s episode of her podcast This Is Paris to speak out about a 2007 interview she did with David Letterman, then host of CBS’ The Late Show, in which she felt he intentionally set out to humiliate her. Hilton claims Letterman’s public relations team had been after her to appear…

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John Legend speaks about the “bold move” behind choosing his stage name

John Legend speaks about the “bold move” behind choosing his stage name

Rodin Eckenroth/WireImageEGOT winner John Legend walked down memory lane during his Monday night appearance on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon where he discussed the origins of his stage name and the heartbreak he had as a child. First up, the decorated singer told host Jimmy Fallon how he went from John Stevens to John Legend.   “I was a kid from Ohio with a dream to…