Utica

Starved Rock State Park

Conservation police are expected to issue a record amount of tickets at Starved Rock State Park.  

The LaSalle News-Tribune reports the previous record was 1,484 tickets in 2014.  Now, officials say they're  on pace to issue 1,568, more than three times the total in an average year. 

LaSalle County Is Getting Another Sand Mine

Feb 7, 2014

The latest project was approved by the village of Utica. The decision could spur legal action from opponents.

Fire officials say a wildfire in LaSalle County is no longer burning. The situation caused road closures Tuesday and prompted warnings for people with breathing difficulties.

Utica Tornado

May 19, 2004

Utica, IL – Eight people were killed by the tornado that swept through Utica on April 20th. Rescue teams using heavy equipment and shovels found the last of the victims in the rubble of a restaurant that collapsed: those who died were seeking refuge in the building's basement. WNIJ's Susan Stephens reports on how residents are beginning to cope.