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Illinois State Police issued an Amber Alert today (Thurs) for two children abducted in Peoria. Anyone with information is urged to call 9-1-1.   The EAS alert stated a CHILD ABDUCTION EMERGENCY AT THE REQUEST OF THE...

Wilson Industrial Sales Co. Inc., which provides chemicals and fertilizer to customers in the agricultural and industrial markets, will relocate an operation in Newton County to a 10,000-square-foot facility in Jasper...

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture projects a record corn crop this year, topping the previous high by 11 percent. That could be good news for livestock producers relying on corn for feed and...

Several area postal service offices will remain open, according to a new report from the Postmaster General. Officials revealed Wednesday a new plan to keep thousands of rural post offices open but with shorter...

RANKIN — The village will soon have two part-time police officers employed for the first time since April 2011. The village board voted 5-1 (last Thursday) to authorize part-time Police Chief Robert Yates to hire a second...

HARRISTOWN — Authorities report a 41-year-old Hoopeston man was treated for non-life-threatening injuries after his semitrailer crashed in downstate Harristown.  The truck slammed into the back of an unoccupied vehicle...

The Illinois State Board of Education is announcing 37 school districts will share in nearly $43 million in federal "Race to the Top" school improvement grants. The money will go toward improving achievement in science...

Pfc. Joseph Eveland of Mattoon,  assigned to Company A, 634th Brigade Support Battalion in Mattoon, was pronounced dead Sunday (May 6) at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center in Mattoon after an off-duty motorcycle accident. ...

It all started in 1946.  And it’s ending here in 2012. Kind of sad, yet everyone deserves retirement.  And Pat Snyder says “now’s the time.” Snyder’s Jewelry & Gift Shop, a staple in downtown Watseka is currently...

….Emergency Responders are Victims   Two professional emergency response people became are victims of severe weather in Iroquois County Sunday.  No injuries have been reported, but  structural damage was widespread...