Patrols increased for Illinois roads this weekend

By Ryne Turke on August 29 at 1:10pm


As Illinois residents prepare to hit the road for the holiday weekend, police are beefing up their patrols. State police Captain Scott Compton says they’ll be keeping a close watch Read More

South Jax responds to suspended employee FOIA request

By Jim McCabe on August 29 at 1:09pm


South Jacksonville officials are revealing the name of the employee who was suspended earlier this month. Responding to a Freedom of Information Act request by WLDS-WEAI News, officials indicate building Read More

Several aldermanic seats up for grabs in Jax

By Jim McCabe on August 29 at 1:09pm


Information is now available for Jacksonville citizens interested in running for an aldermanic position in the 2015 consolidated elections. City Clerk Skip Bradshaw says you can obtain documents at his Read More

Medical marijuana cultivation center hopefuls meet in Jax today

By Jim McCabe on August 29 at 7:28am


Jacksonville officials are listening to four presentations today from developers who want to build cultivation centers for medical marijuana in the city. Jacksonville Regional Economic Development Corporation President Terry Denison Read More

Fire damages South Clay home

By Jim McCabe on August 29 at 7:28am

Jacksonville Fire Department car

A fire caused about $16,000 worth of damage to a home on South Clay last night. Jacksonville Fire Department reports indicate it happened at 817 South Clay. Fire crews were Read More