Multiple individuals arrested for alleged distribution of heroin following months-long investigation

By Blake Schnitker on November 22 at 12:42pm

Four area residents are behind bars for the alleged distribution of heroin. A combined effort between Jacksonville Police, the Central Illinois Enforcement Group, and the Morgan County State’s Attorney’s Office Read More

Crash in Quincy leaves Camp Point woman hospitalized

By Blake Schnitker on November 21 at 8:00am

A Camp Point woman has been hospitalized following a two-vehicle crash in Quincy yesterday afternoon. Preliminary information from Illinois State Police District 20 says the crash occurred shortly after noon Read More

Scammer makes away with close to $2,000 from local McDonald’s

By Blake Schnitker on November 21 at 7:58am

An unknown individual came away with around $2,000 after scamming the local McDonald’s over the weekend. According to reports from the Jacksonville Police, a manager at the Jacksonville McDonald’s received Read More

Woman hospitalized after crash in Brown County on Friday

By Blake Schnitker on November 20 at 11:59am

A two-vehicle crash in Brown County Friday morning left one woman hospitalized. According to reports from Illinois State Police District 20, the accident occurred just before 11 a.m. Friday on Read More

Senator Manar of Bunker Hill, two other Senators pen letter to ISBE on teacher shortage

By Blake Schnitker on November 17 at 2:44pm

The state of Illinois’ lack of teachers has been covered in various ways over the past week or so. An article in the State Journal Register last week showed that Read More