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Two hurt, two arrested in Vermillion County crash

A two-vehicle crash in Vermillion County that left two people hurt led to the arrest of one of the drivers and a passenger. Jason Mason, 41, of Chenoa, Illinois was cited for drunken driving after the collision Friday afternoon at Indiana 63 and County Road 200 North near Newport, Vermillion County

TRIBUNE-STAR - 2017-11-20 02:52:23

NW Indiana police searching for more victims of 'Sweetheart Swindler'

Northwest Indiana police are searching for more victims of the "Sweetheart Swindler," who allegedly exploited several women sexually, emotionally and financially. Hobart police will formally announce the charges against 32-year-old Lenard Adams at a press conference Tuesday morning. Adams is accused

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2017-11-20 16:22:00

Mark Robert Johnson

Mark Robert Johnson of Watertown passed away at the age of 56 on Friday, Nov. 17, 2017, at Watertown Regional Medical Center. Mark was born on Sept. 15, 1961, in Arlington Heights, Illinois, the son of Robert and Maribeth (Heiden) Johnson. He attended St. Peter's Lutheran Church in Lebanon. Mark lov

WATERTOWN DAILY TIMES - 2017-11-20 17:59:00

Ira Lafe 'Mickey' Casey, 64 of Hartford

HARTFORD, Ky. (11/20/17) - Ira Lafe "Mickey" Casey, 64 of Hartford, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 18 at his home. He was born Feb. 1, 1953 in Chicago Heights, Illinois to the late George Love and Elsie Pearl Romans Casey. Mickey was a member of East Hartford Baptist Church, was a self-employed antiq

SURFKY.COM - 2017-11-20 17:10:36

Iona Geneva Fortun

Iona Geneva Fortun passed away on Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017, at Maple Ridge Care Center in Spooner surrounded by her loving family. Iona was born on December 10, 1930, to Orlo and Electa (Wood) Bown in the town of Rusk. She loved gardening, having coffee with her friends and family, playing Skip Bo, d

APG OF WISCONSIN - 2017-11-20 16:47:00

Watch Live at 9am: Latest on East Moline homicide investigation

Check back here to watch the stream. EAST MOLINE, Illinois - Police are holding a press conference following a shooting that left a 69-year-old man dead over the weekend. On their Facebook page, the East Moline Police said at 9 a.m. Monday, November 20th, they planned to stream the conference live

WQAD - 2017-11-20 14:43:50

Man Arrested for Drinking and Driving Collision

VERMILLION CO., IN - A vehicle collision in Vermillion County lands an Illinois man and his passenger behind bars after injuring another driver and an 11 year old inside their vehicle. Forty-one year old Justin Mason of Chenoa, Illinois was arrested Friday after hitting a vehicle heading northbound

MYWABASHVALLEY.COM - 2017-11-20 02:15:20

Kimberly Terrace works to shed shady reputation

GALESBURG - After years of neglect and crime, new management is working to rehabilitate and renew a Galesburg trailer park. When it opened in 1960 at 3053 Grand Ave., Kimberly Terrace's goal was to become "the finest trailer park in the state of Illinois." Today, it struggles to beat a reputation of

GALESBURG REGISTER-MAIL - 2017-11-20 00:38:11

North Shore Death Notices: Nov. 14 - Nov. 20

The following death notices were added to funeral homes serving the North Shore area in the past week. Those homes have provided obituaries for some of those that have passed away recently. Patch offers condolences to their loved ones, links to their obituaries and notices of upcoming services below

PATCH - 2017-11-20 16:42:26

Scott James: Many public hunting opportunities exist in Knox County

While less than 2 percent of land in Illinois* is open to public hunting, there are many newer opportunities in Knox County. Whether it's for waterfowl or deer, upland game birds or small game, you can access five large public properties for hunting. In contrast, Warren County has zero. A surprising

GALESBURG REGISTER-MAIL - 2017-11-20 14:00:00

Deters announces candidacy for 18th Congressional District

A Quincy native has thrown his name in the race for the 18th Congressional District in Illinois. Brian Deters announced his candidacy Sunday at Washington Park in Quincy. Deters grew up in the city and went to Quincy Notre Dame. He has been a history teacher for the last 23 years and says improving

WGEM.COM - 2017-11-20 02:17:00

Someone to know: Edra "Emmi" Fisher is up-and-comer in farming

Editor's note: "Someone To Know" is a new weekly profile future that highlights central Illinoisans who are doing interesting things. Why you should know her: Edra "Emmi" Fisher, a central Illinois native and student at Lincoln Land Community College, is an up-and-comer in the agricultural world. S

THE STATE JOURNAL - 2017-11-20 01:51:51

Michigan gas prices can be a predictable game - and you can play

In a single day, Margaret Bontomasi saw prices at her local gas station in Richmond - half way between Port Huron and Detroit - suddenly go from $2.35 a gallon in the morning to $2.69 in the afternoon, a 34-cent-a-gallon increase. "Wait a minute," the retiree thought to herself. "What's going on?" A

DETROIT FREE PRESS - 2017-11-20 18:05:49

Daniels addresses senator's claims about Kaplan

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) -- Purdue University President Mitch Daniels is addressing claims made against the Kaplan acquisition. In a recent interview with News 18, Illinois Senator Dick Durbin said statistics show five years after graduation, the default rate on student loans is about 50 perce

WLFI.COM - 2017-11-20 06:43:00

Butkus to be honored w/statue on UIUC campus

UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS (WCIA) -- UI alumnus Dick Butkus, considered one of two of the greatest football players in college and pro history, will be memorialized with a statue, just as Red Grange is on the west side of Memorial Stadium. The statue will overlook the entrance to the newly constructed f

ILLINOISHOMEPAGE.NET - 2017-11-20 16:33:54

Gov. Rauner Primary Opponent to Appear at Rockford Pro-Trump Event Tuesday

ROCKFORD - Rep. Jeannie Ives (R-Wheaton), who is challenging Gov. Bruce Rauner for the Republican nomination for Governor of Illinois, will appear at a pro-Trump 'Make America Great Again' rally in Rockford on Tuesday rally organizers' say. The event, which will be held at Giovanni's, will also incl

MYSTATELINE.COM - 2017-11-20 17:29:21

Jesse Jackson Fast Facts - Honolulu, Hawaii news, sports & weather - KITV Channel 4

(CNN) -- Here's a look at the life of civil rights activist and clergyman Jesse Jackson. Personal:Birth date: October 8,1941 Birth place: Greenville, South Carolina Birth name: Jesse Louis Burns Father: Noah Robinson, cotton grader Mother: Helen (Burns) Jackson, hairdresser Marriage: Jacqueline L

KITV.COM - 2017-11-20 00:31:00

Just a few hands, but thousands of meals

Thanksgiving is just days away, with so much talk about giving thanks and giving back, we wanted to highlight two charities that are making it their mission to do that - Midwest Food Bank and Home Sweet Home Ministries. Saturday, thousands of Thanksgiving meals were made for folks right here in the

WEEK.COM - 2017-11-20 05:19:00

Beat Michigan Week: How to avoid typing 'Michigan' into your iPhone

There are no "m's" here outside Ohio Stadium. (WSYX/WTTE) With a big victory over Illinois, Beat Michigan Week was arrived. Andrew Buck Michael has how to make "Michigan" appear without the "m" when typing it into your iPhone. There are no "m's" here outside Ohio Stadium. (WSYX/WTTE) With a big vic

WSYX ABC6 - 2017-11-20 08:17:15

Cordova inventor places second in season finale of ABC's "The Toy Box"

CORDOVA, Illinois- Congratulations to Bob Windt, who placed second in ABC's "The Toy Box" Sunday night. Windt is an amateur inventor from Cordova. He's been competing against six others for the past few weeks for a big prize. The show offers $100,000 cash and a contract with Mattel to whoever create

WQAD - 2017-11-20 02:38:41