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Ready to Respond Community Program Encourages Municipal, County Officials to Enhance Emergency Preparedness   SPRINGFIELD – Municipalities and counties throughout Illinois will be able to seek state recognition for...

IllinoisState Police District 21 are reporting that troopers handled a crash at 6:14 p.m. Tuesday evening on Illinois Route 49, just south of 1120 North.  The truck involved in the crash, a 2006 Peterbilt truck, pulling two...

GIBSON CITY — A 100-year-old, 2-story Victorian home in Gibson City was destroyed by fire Tuesday morning.  Firemen from three departments answered the call about 1:40 am to N. Sangamon Avenue. The state fire marshal's...

42-year-old Gina Wooldridge of Momence died Monday night when hit by a car while jogging. . Gina Wooldridge was jogging on Wichert Road in Momence Township when she was struck by the car...

Holiday traffic accidents killed students in Illinois and Indiana.  The Vermillion County Indiana Sherriff’s office reports an accident that resulted in the death of 18-year-old Jenna Lumsford of Clinton, IN.  Police said...

Police report a motorcycle - truck crash killed a Herscher man over the weekend. 48-year-old Pete Richards was identified as the victim.  The accident is under investigation.  The crash occurred at Grundy County Roads 3000...

Several communities in the Iroquois, Ford, Kankakee, Vermilion County area have scheduled Memorial Day services planned.  Organizations hosting events have submitted their plans to WGFA, including…   GILMAN -  The...

PAXTON — The Ford County Coroner’s office is investigating the death of an inmate found dead in his cell at the Ford County Jail in Paxton early Wednesday. Coroner Doug Wallace reports correctional officers found...

CHICAGO — Patrick Fitzgerald, one of the most feared U.S. attorneys in the nation and the architect of convictions against two Illinois governors and a former vice presidential aide, announced Wednesday that he is stepping...

A traffic crash near Channahon claimed the life of 23-year-old James Vanderweide of Bourbonnais on Sunday. Illinois State Police report Vanderweide was southbound on Interstate 55 when he drove into the center median...