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Flood warning continues, more rain coming

  OTTAWA – A Flood warning remains in effect for the Illinois River until further notice, and more rain is headed our way. On Friday, the area was hit heavy with rain, hail and severe thunderstorms leaving folks with flooded basements. According to weatherology Meteorologist Ray

Illinois launches video campaign to fight opioids abuse

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois officials have rolled out a statewide video campaign to promote help available to those struggling with substance abuse, including opioids. The videos posted online focus on the stories of people who’ve struggled with addiction and are receiving

Boy, 5, dies when school bus hits SUV along Illinois highway

  SULLIVAN, Ill. (AP) — A collision between a school bus and a sport-utility vehicle has killed a 5-year-old central Illinois boy who was a passenger on the bus. Moultrie County Coroner Lynn Reed tells the News-Gazette Tyson Mendoza of Gays was pronounced dead at the scene of Friday

Terrorism charge against SUV driver in suburban Chicago mall

SCHAUMBURG, Ill. (AP) — A man accused of driving an SUV through a suburban Chicago shopping mall is facing a state terrorism charge, authorities announced Sunday. Police in Schaumburg announced early Sunday morning that the Cook County state’s attorney had authorized the charge against

Sen. Rezin to host Senior Informational Seminar

Springfield – State Senator Sue Rezin (R-Morris) is hosting a Senior Informational Seminar on Tuesday, October 8 in Sheridan. All seniors are encouraged to attend to learn more about services available to them. WHAT: Senior Informational