Lee County

6:08 am
Wed June 26, 2013

NWS Says Small Tornado Hit Northern Illinois Monday

The National Weather Service confirms a tornado did touch down in a rural section of northern Illinois Monday. Forecasters say the small tornado was on the ground for about five minutes in Lee County.

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12:55 pm
Tue April 30, 2013

State Dismisses Its Case Against Crundwell

Lee County prosecutors have dismissed state charges against Rita Crundwell, the former Dixon comptroller who is serving a federal prison sentence for stealing more than $50-million dollars from the city. The decision regarding the state's case was approved by a judge during a brief hearing Tuesday.

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5:16 am
Tue March 5, 2013

Rita Crundwell's State Case Still Pending

Dixon's former comptroller was back in court Monday. Rita Crundwell's attorney wants a judge to dismiss state charges against his client, who was sentenced last month to more than 19-years in federal prison.

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