JPD disputes notion of Jacksonville being “violent community” after latest shooting

By Jim McCabe on October 12 at 1:31pm


Residents in a Jacksonville neighborhood where a 20-year-old woman was critically wounded in a shooting early Sunday morning are sounding off. Brendan Cullerton with our reporting partners at WICS ABC Read More

Seminar about raising chickens coming later this month

By Jim McCabe on October 12 at 1:30pm


If you’re interested in some nuggets of information about chickens- specifically, how to raise them- you should mark your calendars for October 27th. That’s when the University of Illinois Extension Read More

I-72 closures expected Tuesday

By Jim McCabe on October 12 at 8:38am


The Illinois Department of Transportation is issuing an advisory about traffic on Interstate 72 for Tuesday morning. IDOT says there will be intermittent full closures of I-72 at Mile Markers Read More

Shooting in Jacksonville leaves woman in critical condition

By Ryne Turke on October 11 at 9:43am


A 20-year-old-woman remains in critical condition after being shot in Jacksonville this morning. The only available information comes from a press release from the Jacksonville Police Department. Officers received a Read More

Textbook affordability legislation introduced (updated with Durbin audio)

By Jim McCabe on October 11 at 9:29am

TORONTO, ONTARIO, CANADA - 2013/03/24: Male teenager reading and studying the Bible or preparing for school by studying his textbook and taking notes. (Photo by Roberto Machado Noa/LightRocket via Getty Images)

A U.S. Senator from Illinois is introducing legislation designed to help students manage costs by making textbooks more easily accessible. The Affordable College Textbook Act, introduced by Dick Durbin and Read More