Greene County man enters Congressional race

By Jim McCabe on December 1 at 7:21am


13th District Congressman Rodney Davis has a challenger in next spring’s primary, and it’s a person from Carrollton. According to state election information, Ethan Vandersand filed yesterday in Springfield shortly Read More

Warrant issued for second arrest in October shooting case

By Jim McCabe on December 1 at 7:17am

A warrant has been issued for the arrest of a Jacksonville man in connection to a shooting that left a 20-year-old woman in critical condition at a hospital in October. Read More

FULL STORY: Morgan County State’s Attorney stepping down at end of year

By Jim McCabe on November 30 at 2:34pm


Morgan County State’s Attorney Robert Bonjean has announced he is stepping down from the position at the end of the year. Bonjean told WLDS-WEAI News on Monday afternoon he’s re-joining Read More

Jax alderman wants to bring back committee aimed at preventing urban decay

By Jim McCabe on November 30 at 2:31pm


Tony Williams brought up the topic at the end of the most recent City Council meeting, indicating he’d like to see the Neighborhood Stabilization Committee restored. The group, made up Read More

Schock’s attorneys say they’ve reached agreement on document handover

By Jim McCabe on November 30 at 2:27pm


An agreement is reached on a request for documents by a federal judge in an investigation of former Central Illinois Congressman Aaron Schock. Attorneys for the disgraced ex-House member say Read More