Downtown pole damaged in crash, repairs could cost thousands

By Blake Schnitker on December 15 at 9:57am

Repairs to a portion of downtown Jacksonville will be needed after a vehicle damaged a pole on the North Central Park Plaza. According to authorities, Jacksonville Police received a reports Read More

South Jacksonville approves FOP contract to raise pay for SJPD officers

By Blake Schnitker on December 15 at 7:56am

Increased pay for South Jacksonville Police Officers was at the center of discussions at last night’s special meeting in South Jacksonville. The special meeting was called to address an item Read More

One driver hospitalized following crash on Hardin yesterday

By Blake Schnitker on December 15 at 6:45am

An accident occurred on Hardin Avenue yesterday that sent one driver to the hospital. The accident occurred when the vehicle of 29 year old Adam Burton struck a vehicle driven Read More

Jacksonville man behind bars for alleged delivery of meth

By Blake Schnitker on December 14 at 12:07pm

Additional details are being shared regarding a meth-related arrested of a Jacksonville man. The Illinois State Police Central Illinois Enforcement Unit, along with Jacksonville Police and the Morgan County Sheriff’s Read More

JHS Administrators meet with JPD to discuss potential of extra security at basketball games

By Blake Schnitker on December 14 at 7:42am

In light of last week’s shooting at Champaign Central High School following a boys’ basketball game, a number of high schools in the Springfield area are upping security efforts. As Read More