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‘Career criminal’ gets prison

A Chicago man was ordered to prison Thursday for leading police on a high-speed chase through Ottawa almost four years ago. Chief Judge H. Chris Ryan Jr. sentenced Christopher R. […]

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Trial reset in murder case

Kenneth Cusick, 50, Ottawa, was charged last year with murdering his wife, Tracy Cusick, in 2006 in their Ottawa home. Cusick is out of custody on $500,000 cash bond. Start […]

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Bench trial set for manslaughter case

Mason T. Shannon, 43, is charged with causing the death of Michael Castelli, July 20, by putting him in a chokehold during an altercation at a property northeast of Ottawa. […]

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PHOTO: McKinley students honored for perseverance

McKinley Elementary School in Ottawa honored students in the Character Counts! program in April for exhibiting the pillar of perseverance. A student with perseverance keeps working and doesn’t give up, […]

Ottawa buys new ambulance, old one for sale

The Ottawa City Council on Tuesday purchased a 2017 Osage Warrior ambulance from North Central Emergency Vehicles to replace an older ambulance. Unlike ambulances that have to be ordered, the […]

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Police 4-18-18

The Times relies on reports furnished by police in our coverage area. If you know of a police matter but do not see it reported in The Times, contact us […]