Arraignment hearing set for Meredosia police chief

By Anthony Engle on December 12 at 7:24pm

The current chief of police for Meredosia, who is on paid administrative leave, appeared in Pike County court Wednesday for a first appearance. Curtis Williams was arrested by Pike County Read More

District waits to name temporary board member

By Anthony Engle on December 12 at 6:33pm

The District 117 Board of Education meeting Wednesday evening was faster paced than most. Teresa Wilson was officially named Secretary of the Board during the meeting, and that was the Read More

Fire in Virginia leaves family of 8 without a home, Christmas gifts

By Anthony Engle on December 12 at 11:10am

An overnight fire destroyed a home in Virginia, though thankfully no one was injured. WLDS/WEAI News received a report this morning of a recent house fire in Virginia in the Read More

Looking at 2019 Jacksonville aldermen races

By Blake Schnitker on December 12 at 8:49am

The Jacksonville City Council could look a bit different in the coming months with six local aldermanic races, some of which are contested and others uncontested. Of the six aldermanic Read More

Temporary replacement of open board seat discussion continues tonight

By Anthony Engle on December 12 at 8:42am

The Jacksonville School District 117 Board of Education will meet in a special session this evening to continue discussing a temporary replacement of an open Board seat. The special session Read More

Special Prosecutor speaks on Schwalb sentencing

By Blake Schnitker on December 11 at 12:58pm

Additional details are coming to light regarding a Woodson man sentenced to 30 years for aggravated criminal sexual assault. In Morgan County court on Friday, after a four-year long court Read More

Virginia teenager killed in head-on collision

By Anthony Engle on December 11 at 9:12am

A Cass County teenager has died after colliding head on with a truck tractor semi trailer on Illinois Route 125 Monday afternoon. According to an official Illinois State Police report, Read More

Woodson man sentenced to 30 years for aggravated criminal sexual assault

By Blake Schnitker on December 11 at 8:17am

A Woodson man will spend perhaps the next three decades behind bars after being sentenced for aggravated criminal sexual assault. According to court documents, 55-year old Robert Schwalb was sentenced Read More

Meredosia Police Chief arrested for alleged domestic violence

By Blake Schnitker on December 10 at 12:11pm

A police chief from a small town in west central Illinois is on paid leave following his arrest this weekend for alleged domestic violence. According to multiple media outlets, Meredosia Read More

Two domestic battery arrests/D.U.I. Accident near ISD Saturday

By Anthony Engle on December 9 at 2:10am

Jacksonville Police made three arrests on Saturday. 28 year old Dakotah Ehle, of the 200 block of Spring Bay Drive, was arrested Saturday morning on College Avenue and booked at Read More