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A pleasant, sunny day today (Monday) getting the new work week and a new month started. After all the snow over the weekend, it’s clean-up time. Roads are extremely slick and drivers need to slow it down and be aware of scattered...

Several inches of wet, heavy snow over the weekend has left roads snow-packed and slick. After the heavy snow fell, a mix of freezing rain and snow coated area roads again. IDOT is reporting very slick conditions. Drivers need to...

A man was beaten and his two sons are under arrest after a reported homeinvasion in Watseka.  It happened just after midnight Saturday.  Watseka Police responded to the 500-block of E. Ash Street.  A caller told...

The National Weather Service is calling for several inches of wet, heavy snow for much of central-Illinois and Indiana. Rain and snow is likely Saturday afternoon, an inch or two in accumulation. Then, heavy snow Saturday night...

January is National Human Trafficking Awareness Month. Congressman Adam Kinzinger and Congresswoman Robin Kelly are showing a bipartisan effort to help trafficking victims.  The lawmakers have re-introduced H.R.332, the...

High school basketball and football are returning in Illinois. The Illinois High School Association announced (Wednesday) basketball season will start immediately and run until March 13th. Teams will need seven days of...

Illinois continues to see increased initial unemployment claims. More than 13,000 more initial claims were filed last week than the week before for a total of 108,800. That brings the total of insured unemployed to 337,000. There...

A Hoopeston (IL) man, 27-year-old Dalton M.C. Burmeister has been indicted on charges of child sexual exploitation and trafficking of child pornography. The indictment alleges that in September 2020, Burmeister exploited children...

(Tuesday) marked the 6-month anniversary of the deaths of two inmates while in custody at the Iroquois County Jail. And the Illinois Prisoner Rights Coalition (ILPRC) says it’s still waiting for some authority to say what...

Citizens with special needs in Livingston County are being offered a new program.. The Premise Alert Program is a voluntary notification system designed to aid in the interaction between citizens with special needs and responding...