Springfield man arrested in Jacksonville for alleged involvement in Monday shooting in the Capitol City

By Blake Schnitker on June 22 at 8:20am

A Springfield man wanted for his alleged involvement in a Monday shooting in the Capitol City was arrested in Jacksonville yesterday by a federal task force. According to the Springfield Read More

Police investigating a hit-and-run crash last night involving an allegedly stolen SUV

By Blake Schnitker on June 22 at 6:23am

A reported hit and run crash last night has quickly become a deeper investigation into not only the crash, but the alleged stolen vehicle that appears to have been involved. Read More

Budget Impasse Could Affect Local Construction Projects

By Jack Jones on June 21 at 4:49pm

This year’s budget issues in Illinois have seemed to affect everyone and everything, including IDOT construction projects.   If a budget is not passed in the General Assembly by July Read More

Triopia teacher receives Exemplary Teacher Recognition

By Blake Schnitker on June 21 at 12:37pm

An educator from Triopia School District 27 is among the 40 educators around the state being recognized for their expertise in a specific discipline. Triopia Librarian Leslie Forsman has been Read More

Illinois Congressmen pen letter to Trump protesting proposed closure of Peoria Ag Lab

By Blake Schnitker on June 21 at 8:00am

President Donald Trump’s latest budget aims to cut a large chunk from U.S agriculture, including a shutdown of one of the country’s largest USDA labs in Peoria. Illinois Congressmen from Read More