7/22/2014 12:14:36 PM
The gathering of emergency responders, emergency preparedness organizations and numerous others Tuesday morning simulated a cropduster crash on the 4H Fairgrounds in DeWitt County.
The simulation was...read more
7/22/2014 7:34:43 AM
Governor Pat Quinn has directed the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA) to take further action to protect the Mahomet Aquifer from polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs). As a result, today the ...read more
7/21/2014 8:28:47 PM
A Clinton City Council member Monday night blasted the practices and decisions of John Weninger, interim CEO of the Dr. John Warner Hospital.
Tom Edmunds has been outspoken in recent months about wha...read more
7/21/2014 12:58:58 PM
The DeWitt County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance to identify thieves that stole over $1000 from an elderly women in Wapella on Sunday, July 20th at 12:30 PM.
The v...read more
7/22/2014 6:16:52 AM
A former Baptist missionary accused of shooting his wife to death on Valentine's Day of last year was found guilty of first-degree murder.
According to reports, the jury deliberated for about 90 minu...read more
7/22/2014 6:16:36 AM
The Springfield Park District is taking steps to fix a dysfunctional wind turbine in Southwind Park.
The district director says the district has asked companies to submit proposals for repairing and ...read more
7/22/2014 6:16:15 AM
A new report says the number of Illinois children living in areas of high poverty has increased by about a third since 2000.
The annual survey released Tuesday by the Annie E. Casey Foundation estima...read more
7/22/2014 6:15:54 AM
A federal judge has ruled that the state of Illinois has the authority to close a southern Illinois center for people with developmental disabilities.
Reports indicate U.S. District Court Judge Marvi...read more
7/22/2014 6:15:26 AM
Republican candidate for governor Bruce Rauner (ROW'-nur) says he's continuing his efforts to impose term limits on Illinois legislators.
Rauner spoke Monday in Chicago and has made term limits a maj...read more
7/22/2014 6:15:05 AM
An Illinois appellate court has agreed to hear an expedited appeal of a ruling that banned a question on term limits from the November ballot.
The Chicago-based First District Appellate Court issued ...read more
7/22/2014 6:14:46 AM
The Illinois State Board of Education is looking for seven new members to serve on its advisory council for bilingual education.
The council was established more than 40 years ago by state law. It re...read more
7/22/2014 6:14:28 AM
People who've served time in prison are getting a second shot at finding a good job. Governor Quinn signed a law making it illegal for employers to ask about an applicant's criminal history until the ...read more
7/22/2014 6:13:08 AM
Commuters between St. Louis and southwestern Illinois are getting a break.
Reports indicate the Illinois Department of Transportation has delayed until next summer its planned closure of the Martin L...read more
7/21/2014 6:47:10 AM
If you're in or around DeWitt County Tuesday morning, you may notice or hear a lot of emergency response vehicles.
A mock disaster will take place at the 4-H Fairgrounds north of Clinton Tuesday morn...read more
7/21/2014 6:44:57 AM
The DeWitt County Board spent a good length of time discussing possible baseline testing of the Clinton landfill. Board Member Terry Hoffman had a representative from Patrick Engineering speak at a r...read more
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