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

Local police focused on safety over Halloween weekend

By Ryne Turke on October 31 at 7:28am


From 6 to 9 p.m. tonight, children and their chaperones are encouraged to participate in trick-or-treating activities. Jacksonville Deputy Police Chief Tim Shea says drivers need to be aware of Read More

District 117 officials present plan to increase minority hiring

By Ryne Turke on October 30 at 1:29pm

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Common ground was reached at a meeting yesterday between District 117 school officials and local minority leaders on the issue of minority hiring. Jacksonville NAACP secretary Doris Robinson says the Read More

Little appears in court after Saturday’s accident that killed two

By Ryne Turke on October 30 at 1:23pm


The woman accused of driving drunk and killing two people in a car crash in Pleasant Plains appeared in court yesterday. According to state police, 16-year-old Danielle Allen of Pleasant Read More

Police getting help in trying to find homicide suspect

By Jim McCabe on October 30 at 5:35am


The U.S. Marshal service is joining the search for a Jacksonville murder suspect. Our reporting partners at WICS ABC Newschannel 20 say the Marshals are helping the Jacksonville Police Department Read More