LA SALLE COUNTY — The Wednesday afternoon snow that fell throughout the area made for treacherous travel on many roadways. Illinois State Police responded to numerous slide-offs along Interstate 39 throughout the day, including a semi-truck rollover just after 6 AM near Mendota. A Read moreContinue Reading »
UTICA — The construction on the new Illinois Route 178 bridge over the Illinois River is set to begin in the Spring. The $25 million project to replace the bridge between Utica and Starved Rock should not cause much of any problems for commuters according to Illinois Department of Read moreContinue Reading »
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) — The Southern Illinois University Board of Trustees is expected to take up a proposed 3.9 percent increase in-state undergraduate tuition rate for the Carbondale campus.
The recommendations before the board on Thursday would bring annual tuition costs for an Read moreContinue Reading »
DANVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Donations from the community of Danville are helping a group of veterans who were displaced from their home by a devastating fire.
Seventy-five-year-old David R. Singleton died in the blaze last week, which destroyed the Danville home where the veterans lived. The Read moreContinue Reading »
LA SALLE COUNTY — A Leland woman was killed in a two-vehicle crash near the DeKalb/La Salle County line yesterday morning. DeKalb County Sheriff’s say 66-year old Mary Gunier was westbound on South County Line Road, when she failed to stop at the intersection with Illinois Route 23. Read moreContinue Reading »
WHEATON, Ill. (AP) — A suburban Chicago man was heading for O’Hare International Airport for a flight to Hawaii when he was arrested on murder charges in the death of his ex-wife. Police picked up 56-year old Lee Leinweber on Sunday morning at the Sands Motel in Ottawa.
Leinweber Read moreContinue Reading »
BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Gov. Bruce Rauner is publicizing a program designed to make it easier for low-income and minority students to find seats in advanced-placement classes in high school.
The Republican and his education adviser — Beth Purvis — spoke with Belleville West High Read moreContinue Reading »
LA SALLE COUNTY — A woman was injured in a rollover crash last night near Sheridan. La Salle County Sheriff’s say deputies responded to the incident at the intersection of North 41st and East 27th Roads, just on the eastern edge of Sheridan, around 7:30 PM last night for the crash. Read moreContinue Reading »