Fire displaces several from Jax apartment

By Jim McCabe on December 18 at 4:09pm


Five people are homeless after fire broke out in an apartment complex just off East Morton. The blaze happened at 815 Hardin at the R&D Apartment building. Jacksonville firefighters were Read More

UPDATE: ISVI instructor arrested

By Ryne Turke on December 18 at 1:45pm

James Strader

An instructor for the Illinois School for the Visually Impaired is behind bars after being arrested for Aggravated Criminal Sexual Abuse. Twenty-eight-year-old James Strader of Stevenson Drive has been employed Read More

Snowfall results in over 20 accidents in four-county area

By Ryne Turke on December 18 at 1:44pm


Snowfall this morning caused some headaches for West Central Illinois drivers. About an inch of the white stuff has fallen since it began snowing shortly after 7 a.m. Morgan, Cass Read More

Illinois Theater pulls “The Interview”

By Ryne Turke on December 18 at 1:36pm


A movie depicting the assassination of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is being pulled from not only a Jacksonville theater, but nationwide. The Illinois Theater made the announcement via their Read More

Community speaks out on relationship between U.S. and Cuba

By Jim McCabe on December 18 at 1:23pm


There’s local reaction today after President Obama’s announcement of his desire to normalize relations between the U.S. and Cuba. Obama made the announcement after an American contractor who had been Read More