Fire destroys house in Alsey

By Jim McCabe on December 18 at 6:57pm

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A couple that has lived in an Alsey home for decades will have to find a new place to live after fire tore their house apart this afternoon. The blaze Read More

Fire displaces several from Jax apartment

By Jim McCabe on December 18 at 4:09pm


Five people are homeless after fire broke out in an apartment complex just off East Morton. The blaze happened at 815 Hardin at the R&D Apartment building. Jacksonville firefighters were Read More

UPDATE: ISVI instructor arrested

By Ryne Turke on December 18 at 1:45pm

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An instructor for the Illinois School for the Visually Impaired is behind bars after being arrested for Aggravated Criminal Sexual Abuse. Twenty-eight-year-old James Strader of Stevenson Drive has been employed Read More

Snowfall results in over 20 accidents in four-county area

By Ryne Turke on December 18 at 1:44pm


Snowfall this morning caused some headaches for West Central Illinois drivers. About an inch of the white stuff has fallen since it began snowing shortly after 7 a.m. Morgan, Cass Read More

Illinois Theater pulls “The Interview”

By Ryne Turke on December 18 at 1:36pm


A movie depicting the assassination of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is being pulled from not only a Jacksonville theater, but nationwide. The Illinois Theater made the announcement via their Read More