State’s attorney’s office gives update on abandoned baby case

By Jim McCabe on October 31 at 2:03pm


Morgan County Assistant State’s Attorney Chad Turner says a settlement has been reached in the custody dispute over a baby found in a Jacksonville dumpster in August. A hearing was Read More

UPDATE: Baby death in Beardstown under investigation

By Jim McCabe on October 31 at 1:52pm


Illinois State Police are investigating the death of a ten-month-old infant child in Beardstown. According to press release, Beardstown police officers responded to a request for medical assistance at 617 Read More

Johns holding book signing at Our Town Books

By Ryne Turke on October 31 at 1:07pm


A local author will be signing copies of her latest book in downtown Jacksonville tomorrow. Bev Johns says Secrets of the Teachers’ Lounge is a murder-mystery story that takes place Read More

Congregational United Church of Christ seeking donation to stay in operation

By Ryne Turke on October 31 at 1:03pm


The oldest operating church in Jacksonville is reaching out to the community to help keep their doors open. The Congregational United Church of Christ was established by Illinois College in Read More

Man freed from Jax Correctional Center

By Jim McCabe on October 31 at 7:29am


The Jacksonville Correctional Center was the site yesterday of a man being released from prison after being sentenced for murdering two people over 30 years ago. A Cook County Judge Read More