Illinois continues to improve unemployment numbers

By Ryne Turke on December 26 at 12:04pm


Over-the-year unemployment rates in West Central Illinois are showing improvements yet again. The latest statistics from the Illinois Department of Employment Security reported Morgan County with the biggest drop in Read More

Federal grant would help students with mental health issues

By Ryne Turke on December 26 at 12:01pm


Illinois students struggling with mental health could be receiving some aid in the near future. A $1.9 million federal grant coming to the Illinois board of education would assist kids Read More

Illinois law to protect against pregnant worker discrimination

By Ryne Turke on December 26 at 7:01am


A new Illinois law starting next month will protect the rights of pregnant workers in Illinois. State Department of Human Rights Director Rocco Claps says the law bans businesses from Read More

Jacksonville gas prices cheapest since March 2009

By Ryne Turke on December 26 at 7:00am


The price for a gallon of gas this morning was as low as $1.93 and according to our gas records at WLDS/WEAI, gas prices have been dropping at a rapid Read More

Santa wishes everyone a Happy Holidays

By Ryne Turke on December 25 at 7:00am


While millions of boys and girls were sound asleep overnight, Santa Claus was out and about bringing Christmas cheer around the world. Jolly Old Saint Nicholas made sure to call Read More