Annual gift bag giveaway happening today in Sterling

STERLING – Sterling police will have their fifth annual flashlight-and-goodie-bag giveaway from 5:30 to 8 p.m. today during the Halloween parade and costume contest at Northland Mall, 2900 E. Lincolnway.

Bags will be given on a first-come, first-served basis, with 500 flashlights, to children 14 and younger who are accompanied by an adult.

Call Lt. Tim Morgan at 815-632-6640 for more information.