Lee County Sheriff's Office news
Joel 'Bible Joe' Shoemaker, a longtime volunteer and a saver of souls at the old Lee County jail, died Sunday. He was 67.
The driver whose car struck a tree April 10, resulting in the death of two of his three passengers, was indicted on two counts of reckless homicide, the Lee County state's attorney said this afternoon.
A Yorkville man has been accused of starting a fire in a Plano Walmart, before setting two buildings on fire in DeKalb and then leading police on a chase, where he was arrested on his way to Dixon.