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

BREAKING: ISVI instructor arrested

By Ryne Turke on December 18 at 1:18pm

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

UPS employee accussed of stealing large amount of electronics

By Jim McCabe on December 18 at 1:13pm


An employee at the Jacksonville UPS store is accused of stealing thousands of dollars worth of electronics and other items from packages. Thirty-one-year-old Clayton Whitaker of the 100 block of Read More

School improvement plan discussed at District 117 meeting

By Ryne Turke on December 18 at 7:12am


District 117 board members had a long discussion last night on areas for improvement in the school district during the Committee of the Whole Meeting. In order to succeed, board Read More

BREAKING: Berry makes first court appearance

By Ryne Turke on December 17 at 4:24pm


The first court appearance is in the books for the man being charged for the Jacksonville murder of Marcus Jackson. Nineteen-year-old Avery Berry of Jacksonville waived extradition in court this Read More