Kidnapping, robbery charges against Chicago man dismissed
A judge has dismissed all charges against a Chicago man whom police described as the "mastermind" behind the December kidnapping and armed robbery of a Paxton businessman.
Paxton draws line between antique cars and junkers
Aldermen wanted to distinguish between an antique car and an older junker that sits in the weeds and never moves.
New health care era starts for two area counties
Public health services in Ford and Iroquois counties will begin again on Tuesday.
UPDATED: Cause of fire at Ludlow home undetermined
The cause of a fire that destroyed a two-story house and garage in Ludlow on Friday remains undetermined.
Jury to hear lawsuit against Paxton newspaper
A Ford County jury will hear a civil lawsuit filed by the headmaster of a Catholic boarding school in Georgetown against the Paxton newspaper.