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PENFIELD — Minneapolis-Moline and BF Avery farm equipment will reign at this year's Historic Farm Days, which runs through this weekend in Penfield. And don't be surprised to see a Doodlebug or two. The annual Historic...

The Red Knights Motorcycle Club welcomes participants this Saturday in the 5th Annual “Ride 4 the Rescuers” fundraiser. The Chapter 14 Red Knights (out of Kankakee County) invite motorcyclists AND OTHERS to gather in...

A 17 year old Danville youth was pronounced dead early Sunday morning after being found in a pool at an apartment complex in Danville.  Jorge Delahoya was pronounced dead at 3:03 a.m. July 8 at the emergency room in Provena...

CHICAGO (AP) -- Authorities say the number of heat-related deaths in the Chicago area has risen to 18, despite the cooler temperatures. The Chicago Tribune reports the Cook County medical examiner's office determined...

Some relief has arrived breaking our heat wave, but the drought continues across our region.   There were a few scattered showers across Illiana…Iroquois, Kankakee, Champaign and Vermilion counties recording some rain Sunday...

CRESCENT CITY --  Six cars on an eastbound Toledo, Peoria & Western Railroad (T.P. & W) freight train derailed Saturday (7/7/12) along U-S. Route 24, east of Crescent City. There was no injury.  There was no hazardous...

Heat Advisory Statement as of 8:13 PM July 07, 2012 ...Excessive heat warning has expired... Temperatures and humidity will continue to gradually fall the remainder of this evening.
Newton County, Indiana Sheriff’s Police and the Bureau of Tobacco & Firearms Agency is reminding citizens to be careful where they buy their fireworks and know what’s legal and illegal. The Sheriff’s Office (Thurs)...

Reports of a train derailment this (Fri) morning blocked the 1st Street railroad crossing in LaHogue.  The crossing at Iroquois County 1800 N and 200 E Road was blocked, according to a source at the scene.  The T.P. & W...

A St. Anne man died in a single-car accident Wednesday in pembroke Township.  Sixty-year-old Constantino Torres was eastbound on County Road 6000 S when the vehicle left the roadway and landed in a ditch.  Sheriff's Police...