BREAKING: Berry makes first court appearance

By Ryne Turke on December 17 at 4:24pm

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The first court appearance is in the books for the man being charged for the Jacksonville murder of Marcus Jackson. Nineteen-year-old Avery Berry of Jacksonville waived extradition in court this Read More

ISP issues additional meth charges from JPD arrests on Tuesday

By Ryne Turke on December 17 at 2:43pm

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Forty-three-year old Michael Emerson of the 700 block of South Kosciusko and 39-year-old Tarus Johnson of the 1300 block of South East were arrested by the Jacksonville Police Department at Read More

IDES head has reminder for unemployment insurance collectors

By Jim McCabe on December 17 at 1:13pm

The Illinois Department of Employment Security is out with a reminder. IDES Director Jay Rowell says anyone who collected unemployment insurance still needs to pay taxes on those benefits. “It Read More

Operation Christmas Hope giving local families a happy holidays

By Ryne Turke on December 17 at 1:03pm

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A Jacksonville organization is emphasizing the importance of giving, rather than receiving, over the holiday season. In 2008, James and Amanda Lomelino of Jacksonville started the Operation Christmas Hope organization Read More

Former Roodhouse probation officer sentenced on theft charges

By Jim McCabe on December 17 at 7:11am

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Candice Osborne pleaded guilty Monday to an amended Class 4 Felony of theft under $500. She’ll serve 24 months of probation, was fined $1,000 , and ordered to pay $13,300 Read More