Virginia native getting chance with Cubs

By Jim McCabe on September 2 at 3:39pm


A Virginia High School graduate is getting his shot at the big leagues. Twenty-five-year-old left-handed pitcher Eric Jokisch has been called up to the Chicago Cubs, according to a report Read More

New retail center going up at former LaCrosse Lumber property

By Jim McCabe on September 2 at 1:02pm

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Downtown Jacksonville is buzzing about activity taking place in the 400 block of South Main. The property where the LaCrosse Lumber Company once stood was recently purchased by Chuck Cline Read More

Abandoned baby case a first locally since new law passed

By Jim McCabe on September 2 at 1:02pm

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This weekend’s shocking news of a newborn baby found in a Jacksonville dumpster marks the first case of illegal abandonment of an infant in Morgan County since the passage of Read More

Former U.S. President Carter could be coming to IC

By Jim McCabe on September 2 at 6:45am


Illinois College officials are working on plans to have former United States President Jimmy Carter visit the school. The August edition of the Illinois College Quarterly publication indicates Carter is Read More

Springfield working to keep smoking away from parks; Jax next?

By Jim McCabe on September 1 at 11:32am


Morgan County health officials are keeping a close eye on a move by Springfield toward eliminating cigarette smoking in public parks. According to a report by our TV news partners Read More

Crime of the Week focuses on South Jacksonville

By Jim McCabe on September 1 at 11:31am


Crimestoppers of Morgan and Scott Counties are requesting information to assist the South Jacksonville Police Department in their investigations of recent vehicle burglaries and attempted burglaries. During the past two Read More

No Jacksonville paper today

By Jim McCabe on September 1 at 11:30am


Newspaper readers in Jacksonville had one less option this morning. In what is believed to be a first, the Jacksonville Journal-Courier did not publish today because of the Labor Day Read More

Police continue looking for suspect in abandoned baby case

By Jim McCabe on September 1 at 8:04am


Jacksonville Police say a baby found abandoned in a dumpster on West Lafayette Saturday morning continues to recover. The baby was found in the 300 block of West Lafayette around Read More

Police investigating armed robbery

By Jim McCabe on September 1 at 8:04am


Jacksonville Police are investigating a report of an armed robbery that allegedly happened last night on North Church Street. Police say in a press release it happened at around 8:45 Read More

Jax man in good condition after alleged DUI

By Jim McCabe on September 1 at 8:03am


A Jacksonville man was hospitalized over the weekend after an apparent DUI incident. Reports from the Morgan County Sheriff’s Department indicate 47-year-old Mark Hennessy of the 1900 block of Woods Read More