UPDATE: Teen in alleged stolen car arrest linked to string of car burglaries

By Blake Schnitker on September 25 at 12:40pm

New information has surfaced regarding the arrest of several juveniles yesterday evening for their alleged involvement in the theft of a car out of Springfield. Three juveniles, a 15-year old Read More

Three arrested, two remain at large in alleged incident involving stolen vehicle

By Blake Schnitker on September 25 at 6:16am

Three juveniles were arrested and two remain on the loose for alleged offenses related to a stolen vehicle, burglary, and unlawful use of a weapon. According to authorities, shortly after Read More

Heat wave to continue through weekend; new record high on Friday

By Jack Jones on September 23 at 8:54am

More records for heat could fall before the weekend is over. The National Weather Service says there is more potentially record-setting heat in the forecast for virtually all of Illinois. Read More

Overpass apparently not damaged after struck by semi

By Jack Jones on September 23 at 8:50am

A semi driver was lucky following a mishap Friday night at the Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad overpass on East College Avenue. Jacksonville police say Sergiu Morari of Lisle was Read More

JHS refreshing emergency response training in wake of Mattoon High School shooting

By Blake Schnitker on September 22 at 6:14am

Wednesday’s shooting at Mattoon High School has prompted many schools throughout central Illinois, including Jacksonville High School, to take a refreshment course in emergency training. Mattoon High School isn’t the Read More