Jacksonville Police receive report of stolen vehicle

By Blake Schnitker on February 16 at 12:19pm

UPDATE AS OF 2/16/2018 5:28 P.M: The Jacksonville Police Department have found the missing vehicle that was reported stolen earlier this morning. The 2006 blue Ford Focus was found legally Read More

Local veteran responds to recent Morgan County commissioners FOIA request

By David Coy on February 15 at 6:30pm

 WLDS-WEAI is continuing to follow a story regarding how Morgan County Commissioners are responding to a Freedom of Information Act Request relating to possible Veterans Court scenarios. Local attorney and Read More

Senator McCann shares his thoughts on Rauner’s budget proposal

By Blake Schnitker on February 15 at 10:34am

More state lawmakers from west central Illinois are commenting on the budget proposal delivered by Governor Bruce Rauner yesterday. State Senator Sam McCann of Plainview represents Illinois’ 50th district in Read More

No injuries reported after a semi crashed on I-72 near Barry

By Blake Schnitker on February 15 at 9:14am

No one is injured following a close call semi crash in Pike County yesterday evening. According to reports from the Illinois State Police, 48-year old Maceij Skalski, of Lake Villa, Read More

Passavant Area Hospital encourages early mammography

By David Coy on February 15 at 6:00am

February is the month of love but it is also a time where you should be aware of your health, especially women. Passavant Area Hospital’s Amanda Vortman joined our WLDS Read More

County Commissioners responding to FOIA request regarding Veterans Court

By Blake Schnitker on February 14 at 12:31pm

Morgan County Commissioners are responding to a Freedom of Information Act Request in regards to a meeting last year in which the board discussed possible Veterans Court scenarios. Local attorney Read More

Chief Adam Mefford lays out community strategies for JPD

By David Coy on February 14 at 12:30pm

The Jacksonville Police Department is looking to build off of last year’s community outreach success. Jacksonville Police Chief Adam Mefford recently spoke with WLDS-WEAI about the many different community strategies Read More

Alleged aggravated robbery leaves woman with non-life-threatening injuries

By Blake Schnitker on February 14 at 12:13pm

A local woman received non-life-threatening injuries after an alleged aggravated robbery this morning. According to a press release from the Jacksonville Police Department, local officers responded to a call regarding Read More

Big Brothers Big Sisters hosting double fund raiser on Thursday

By David Coy on February 14 at 9:20am

The new year continues to unfold and so does the need for area nonprofits. Big Brothers Big Sisters of West Central Illinois is set to host a “Pack the House” Read More

Jacksonville Children’s Foundation awards nearly $40,000 in grant money

By David Coy on February 13 at 8:00pm

Area organizations who provide services to children maybe getting a little help in 2018. The Jacksonville Children’s Foundation is an organization that’s looking for new and innovative ideas ways to Read More