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Fatal Decatur Crash

Wednesday, 26 November 2014

Officials have released the name of a Decatur woman who was killed in a car accident ealrier this morning.

The Macon County Coroner pronounced 21-year-old Felicia Strode dead at the scene of a two vehicle crash.

Officials say the accident took place on a bridge south of Lost Bridge Road in Decatur aorund 5 a.m. Wednesday.

Officials say the driver of the other car was tra ... READ MORE >>

Man Charged With Causing Crash that Killed an Effingham Woman

Wednesday, 26 November 2014

A Scott County Illinois man is facing felony charges for a crash that killed an Effingham woman.

The Effingham County state's attorney says 60-year-old John Adams is accused of aggravated driving while under the influence of drugs.

Authorities say on October 17th, Adams pulled his semi-truck into an Interstate-57 passing lane north of Effingham.

They say Adams t ...

Burger King Burglary

Wednesday, 26 November 2014

Two Mattoon teenagers are placed on probation after admitting to taking part in the burglary of the town's Burger King.
Court records show Allison Blakemore pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor theft charge and received two years probation.
Her burglarly charge was dismissed.
Damian Webb pleaded guilty to a conspiracy charge and will be on probation for two and a half years. &nbs ... READ MORE >>

Illinois Harvest

Wednesday, 26 November 2014

The slow start to harvest season this year is no longer an issue!

Officials say farmers have harvested 97% of the Illinois corn crop this fall.

They had a slow start due to heavy rain this year, but the weather is no longer a problem.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture says 76% of the winter wheat crop has emerged from the ground and that crop looks to have another great ... READ MORE >>