Pike County man faces multiple charges after traffic stop
PITTSFIELD, Ill. (KHQA) — Following a traffic stop in Pittsfield on Tuesday afternoon, a Pike County, Ill., man is facing several charges. Pike County Sheriff's Department deputies pulled over a white 2001 Chevrolet truck in the 1000 block of West Washington Street in Pittsfield around 2:30 p.m. Subsequent to...
Griggsville man arrested for home invasion, battery
PIKE COUNTY, Ill. (KHQA) — A Griggsville man is facing charges after authorities say he unlawfully went into a home and attacked a person, according to the Pike County Sheriff’s Department. On May 26, 2023, at 11:58 p.m.. the sheriff's department was sent to a home in the...
Proposal for city to buy Brentwood liquor store is withdrawn
School may be out for the summer in Duval County, but a discussion surrounding a liquor store coming soon beside a charter school in Brentwood is just heating up — as a city proposal to buy the property is withdrawn and another is filed.
Local births from May 18-30, 2023
A boy was born to Meagan Marie Kramer of Quincy at 12:05 p.m. May 18, 2023. A girl was born to Blake and Amy Ruebush of Pittsfield at 3:28 p.m. May 20, 2023. A boy was born to Randall Moore of Maywood, Mo., and Shilbie Coole of Maywood, Mo., at 9:40 p.m. on May 28, 2023.
VHSL State Tourney Quick Hits: June 6
See some quick notes and video from our coverage of Tuesday night's VHSL Quarterfinal action.
Memorial Health commits $4 million to Illinois College to train next generation of nurses
JACKSONVILLE, Ill. (WCIA) – Niko Scott graduated from Illinois College’s nursing program. He said he’s always been interested in helping people. “So at first it was psychology, but then I wanted a more hands-on experience,” Scott said. “So I switched to nursing and I loved it ever since with clinicals, being in the hospital.” Now, […]
Illini alums Rice, Hardy on College Football Hall of Fame ballot
IRVING, Texas (WAND) — The National Football Foundation (NFF) and College Hall of Fame announced today the names on the 2024 ballot for induction into the College Football Hall of Fame, including former Fighting Illini Kevin Hardy and Simeon Rice. This year's ballot features 78 players and nine coaches from the Football Bowl Subdivision and 101 players and 32 coaches from the divisional ranks.
Right before our eyes
The ocean, planets up close, sea creatures — all within reach. Lynn Herzberger, locally known as “moon man” for his various moon-themed creations, swaps his standard subject for a whale as he draws with chalk on the sidewalk in front of Our Town Books in downtown Jacksonville. He titled the finished piece “la blue.”
Beardstown Man Sentenced to Prison On Charges From March Drug Bust
A Beardstown man is headed to prison on charges stemming from a drug bust in March. 43-year old Matthew M. Schreieck of Beardstown pleaded guilty to Class X felony Methamphetamine Delivery between 15-100 grams in Cass County Court yesterday. The charges stem from a drug bust by the Cass County...
Two Pets Perish in Rural Northern Greene County Home Fire
A single-story home was a complete loss in a fire yesterday in rural northern Greene County. The Roodhouse and Winchester Fire Departments were dispatched at approximately 1:15 yesterday afternoon to a structure fire at 1270 County Line Road, approximately 1 mile north of Barrow Township. Roodhouse Fire Chief Terry Hopkins...
Four-part Likes Lecture Series about New Philadelphia to begin Tuesday in Pittsfield
PITTSFIELD, Ill. — The annual Marvin J. and Thomas Leo Likes Lecture Series will take place each Tuesday in June at 7 p.m., beginning June 6. With several years of online success, this year’s series will be held on Zoom. The Likes Lecture Series began in 2004 as...
Bloomington Police arrest imprisoned man for 2021 fatal shooting
Bloomington Police have made an arrest stemming from a fatal shooting in November 2021. Police say detectives went to the Illinois Department of Corrections prison in Jacksonville on Thursday to serve arrest warrants for Osman “Gudda” McLaurin. McLauren, 26, faces murder and weapons charges in connection with the...
Ozone advisory in effect Friday
IL-EPA warning affects Adams and Pike Counties in West-Central Illinois. The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency in Springfield says that Adams and Pike Counties in West-Central Illinois will have to deal with un-healthy air until this evening. The EPA says that there are "unhealthy conditions" for sensitive groups for ozone until...
Around The Town
The Jacksonville Public Schools Foundation is proud to announce the recipients of this year’s scholarships and awards which are managed by the Foundation. The following Jacksonville High School seniors were selected through this year’s scholarship application process:. Bobby Hoffman Memorial Scholarship ($500 award) – Kellen Leifheit, Jacob Pool...
Cass County man charged with bank and bankruptcy fraud
CHANDLERVILLE, Ill. (WAND) - A Chandlerville man has been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges of bank and bankruptcy fraud. On June 6, Travis Murphy, 40, was charged with four counts of bank fraud alleging over $8.4 million in fraud and one count of bankruptcy fraud. The indictment...
Pair Injured In I-72 Motorcycle Crash in Northern Pike County
An unidentified motorcycle operator and passenger were both sent to the hospital following a crash yesterday in the far northwestern portion of Pike County on Interstate 72. According to Illinois State Police, the motorcycle was heading west on the I-72 exit ramp to I-172 when the driver failed to negotiate the curve of the ramp and crashed, striking the concrete median.
The top 10 places people in Brown County are looking to buy homes
Stacker compiled statistics about where people in Brown County are looking to buy homes using cross-market demand and monthly inventory data from Realtor.com.
Citizen’s Police Academy – In the (police car) driver’s seat
Participants have a chance to take a drive, learn about DUI procedures. Editor’s note: Citizen’s Police Academy is a weekly series by Julie Gerke, who is participating in the local 12-week class that educates adult students on the work and procedures of local law enforcement. After weeks of...
JPD Investigating Hit & Run After A Home Is Struck
Jacksonville Police are investigating a hit and run from yesterday morning. A caller advised police at 3:12AM yesterday that they were awoken by a loud noise about an hour prior to the call after believing a vehicle drove into the side of their home in the first block of Westfair Drive.
Credit/Debit Card Skimmer Reported Found on Ashland Gas Station Pump
A Village in Cass County is alerting area residents that their banking information could have been compromised recently. According to an announcement by the Village of Ashland on the municipal social media, authorities have reportedly been informed that a card skimmer was found on one of the gas pumps at the Casey’s General Store in Ashland.
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