Ferguson unrest continues; Wednesday vigil planned in Jax

By Jim McCabe on November 25 at 1:10pm

All is quiet in Jacksonville today following a decision by a grand jury not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown. With Read More

Local farmers finishing up harvest

By Ryne Turke on November 25 at 12:30pm

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Farmers of West Central Illinois will be able to enjoy Thanksgiving on Thursday, knowing the harvest isvirtually wrapped up. USDA crop statistician Mark Schleusener has the latest numbers on the Read More

WICS talks with half-brother of October murder suspect

By Ryne Turke on November 25 at 12:29pm

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In a follow up story by our reporting partners at WICS ABC Newschannel 20, Garrett Brnger spoke with Shakil Berry, the half-brother of the alleged shooter Avery Berry, on what Read More

First reading of 2014 tax levy passes

By Jim McCabe on November 25 at 7:14am

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Jacksonville aldermen passed the first reading of a five percent tax levy increase Monday night. The increase, which was recommended by city auditor John Eyth, follows a 4.25 percent raise Read More

Two races for Jax alderman seats after filing period ends

By Jim McCabe on November 25 at 7:14am

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There will be two aldermanic races in the April 2015 election in Jacksonville. The filing period for the seats ended yesterday. The races will be in Ward 1, where Bill Read More