Get regional news here.

COVID-19 update: State reports another 126 deaths

Posted Nov. 24, 12:30 a.m. Tier 3 mitigations take affect Nov. 20  Officials warn against virus fatigue […]

Kelly Prather

Kerry Lee Prather, 75, of Medora, passed away Monday, Nov. 2, 2020, at Alton Memorial Hospital in […]

Lions queen candidates selling raffle tickets

(Editor’s note: There will be no annual Lions Carnival this year. However, the queen candidates will still […]

Sharon Lee Broyles

Sharon Lee Broyles, 78, of Brighton, passed away at 2:40 p.m. on Wednesday, July 1, 2020, at […]

Darrell Joe Eddleman

Darrell Joe Eddleman, 84, of Medora, passed away at his home Wednesday, July 1, 2020. He was […]

Noel Lee Laws

Noel Lee Laws, 40, beloved daughter and sister, passed away June 28, 2020 in Brooklyn, New York. […]

Downstate judge rules Pritzker’s COVID-19-related orders are void

Posted Friday, July 3, at 11:59 a.m. By REBECCA ANZEL Capitol News Illinois All of Illinois Governor […]

Governor announces reduction in forensic backlog

Illinois State Police Director Brendan F. Kelly announced July 1 the State has achieved a 33 percent […]

IDOT: Construction suspended where possible for July 4

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced July 1 that lanes that have been closed for construction will […]

COVID-19 update: Illinois hospitalizations tick upward as positivity

By JERRY NOWICKI Capitol News Illinois The state’s hospital bed usage by COVID-19 patients ticked slightly upward […]