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The towns of Milford and Oakwood are in line to benefit from some Illinois Community Development Assistance Grants.  Governor Pat Quinn says nearly $19-million dollars in federal funding will address infrastructure needs in 59...

A Manteno man was arrested in Georgia Wednesday after he allegedly drove nearly 700 miles to have sex with a minor. According to the Daily-Journal, 66-yr-old Michael A. Isacson was arrested by FBI agents when he went to...

CHICAGO - Authorities want more Illinoisans to register for the "Great ShakeOut.'' It's not a new dance or exercise craze. It's a multistate drill meant to raise awareness about potential earthquakes in the...

Special Statement Statement as of 12:29 PM January 18, 2012 ...Accumulating snow likely very late tonight into Thursday morning... Latest forecast guidance suggests that a fast moving upper level disturbance will...

CHICAGO (AP) -- The Rev. Jesse Jackson and his Rainbow/PUSH Coalition are hosting an annual Martin Luther King Day Jr. scholarship breakfast. It's the 22nd year of the event and attendees on today include Gov. Pat...

Special Statement Statement as of 5:25 AM January 16, 2012 ...Wintry mix and snowfall possible late tonight and Tuesday... With rising temperatures and an increase in moisture out ahead of an approaching surface...

The Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. FOUNDATION of KANKAKEE COUNTY is hosting holiday observances in honor of the slain civil rights leader.  The legal holiday is observed Monday.  But activities today (Sat) and Sunday will precede...

GIBSON CITY — Illinois 9 near Gibson City is  reopened after two train tanker cars filled with ethanol derailed but remained upright Thursday. There was no leak and no injury reported.  The highway was cleared and allowed...

...Winter Weather Advisory is cancelled... The National Weather Service in Chicago has cancelled the Winter Weather Advisory. Snowfall has decreased in intensity early this morning...and little to no additional...

GIBSON CITY, Ill. (AP) -- A train carrying ethanol derailed in central Illinois Thursday, slipping off railroad tracks near Gibson City in Ford County. Ford County Emergency Management Agency Director Dennis Higgins said...