News, articles and information about Nelson, Illinois
A Nelson man was sentenced Thursday to 12 years for raping a 13-year-old girl.
A convicted child abuser from Prophetstown already accused of sexually assaulting a physically disabled 14-year-old girl now also is indicted in Lee County on a charge of sexually assaulting a 10-year-old girl.
A line of heavy storms rolled through the Sauk Valley Friday, March 31, 2023, bringing strong winds, rain, hail and reports of tornados.
A Nelson man convicted of a violent assault on a baby in 2017 now also is facing sexual assault charges, accused of repeatedly sexually assaulting a physically disabled 14-year-old girl while her parents and siblings slept nearby.
Meetings moving to Railside Bar and Grill.
In Lee, Whiteside and Ogle and Carroll counties, at least 11 court cases involving the deaths of 15 people, one a full-term unborn baby, are working their way through the courts.
Jake Verkruysse was taken into custody Tuesday in rural Henry County, by the Henry County Sheriff’s Office and the Illinois State Police.
The first snowfall of the season coats the Sauk Valley and northern Illinois Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022.
The shooting late Sunday in Nelson may be a case of self-defense.
A 35-year-old man was shot in the throat, and another man is being questioned by police, according to the sheriff's department.
The DCFS timeline of the reports and investigations of the Sauer family released in response to a Freedom of Information Act request.
The parents of a 3-year-old Nelson girl who died as a result of a stroke caused by a mass of undigested hair lodged in her stomach were arrested this morning on child endangerment charges.
The Whiteside County coroner released the 3-year-old Nelson's girls cause of death.
Results of an autopsy conducted Tuesday on the 3-year-old Nelson girl who died early Saturday are inconclusive, Whiteside County Coroner Joe McDonald said Wednesday.
An autopsy is scheduled Tuesday afternoon for a 3-year-old Nelson girl who was pronounced dead early Saturday at CGH Medical Center in Sterling, the Whiteside County coroner said.