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Illinois is still a disaster area, according to Gov. J.B. Pritzker, who ordered his 14th consecutive COVID-19 disaster proclamation Friday. The 30-day order says despite efforts to contain the virus, it continues to spread and...

Today (Monday) is the last day for early voting for Tuesday’s consolidated election. But grace period registration and voting are still allowed. Voters across Illinois are considering candidates for some city councils or school...

A mini-van rolled over injuring five people, including two children Saturday night on I-57 at the Onarga exit. Illinois State Police report the accident happened just before 7 pm in the northbound lane. A 46-year-old man lost...

Several area school districts will be receiving millions of dollars in COVID-19 relief payments. It was announced schools and government agencies will be getting a share of COVID relief monies. It’s part of the American Rescue...

32-year-old Jeremiah Hill of Hopkns Park faces several years in prison after pleading guilty to possession of up to 10 firearms.  He's facing a five-count indictment in U.S. District Court for possession of a firearm by a...

Sixty-one year-old Travis VanNote Sr. was given a life sentence in prison for molesting two children, one being his step-grandchild.   In Vermilion County Court Thursday, VanNote pleaded guilty to two offenses of...

Bond is set at $500,000 for a Kankakee man arrested for possession of child pornography.  Donald Legler was found in possession (Wednesday) when agents executed a search warrant in the 11-hundred block of South East...

Citizens in Ford County have another option for getting that COVID-19 vaccine. In addition to the availability at Gibson Area Hospital in Gibson City, the County health department in Paxton is making doses available. The health...

The Johnson & Johnson (1 dose) COVID clinics scheduled for next week in Iroquois County are all filled up.  The Iroquois County Public Health Department announced this (Friday) morning the April 7 and April 9 clinics at...

Two COVID vaccination events are planned in Kankakee County with the National Guard assisting local officials. The Illinois Department of Public Health will team with the Guard. Vaccination sites will be staged in Pembroke...