Illinois State Police District 21 issued a news release today about the upcoming Speed Awareness Day:
Three men were arrested after a safety compliance check conducted by the Watseka Police Department Friday.
An Iroquois County jury earlier this evening found Dakota Papineau of Watseka guilty on two counts in regard to an accident that killed a Watseka man and severely injured his grandson July 23, 2014.
By CARLA WATERS, Managing Editor
Illinois State Police issued the following press release today, July 1:
He’s won at the Figure 8 derby at the Iroquois County Fair, but last night was the first Demolition Derby win for Jake Johnson of Gilman.
For the past week 38 Watseka boys in grade 3-8 got a little extra football practice before youth football is set to begin.
MCP track standout Dakota Stevens has qualified for the USATF Junior Olympics in the 400m hurdles. After competing at the IHSA state meet, Dakota continued running for the Central Illinois Spe…
Water accumulates when it comes down quickly, and Shewami’s greens are no different.
Nothing reflects the spirit of competition more than the Olympic trials. It’s all about making the team. The best athletes are focusing on the gold once they reach the Olympics, but many more are simply thrilled to make the team and be part of the event. Only at the Olympic trials will you see athletes who finish second and third hug the winner and be satisfied with the fact they made the team. It’s all about performing at their personal best and contributing to the team’s success.
Bakery employees foster a healthy environment despite daily temptations
After receiving some frightening information, the Pittsburgh Field Office of the FBI set up the HOPE initiative to educate students about the dangers of drug use and abuse.
The heroin and opioid epidemic has left no town untouched. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control, the rate of deaths from drug overdoses increased by 137% from 2000 to 2014. Deaths from opioid overdoses, including opioid pain relievers and heroin, have seen an alarming 200% increase. In 2015 in Armstrong County alone, there were 29 deaths due to drug overdoses, according to County Commissioner Pat Fabian.
Marion Center High School's Glenda Cribbs and Debby Lydick lose weight and stay in shape by incorporating movement into their workday.
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — With the Orlando massacre still fresh on everyone's mind, the mother of a young man who was slain at a nightclub early Monday had warned her son about what to do if there were a shooting: "hit the floor, find a table."
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Veterans' organizations have reached out to help a Korean War-era veteran who authorities say was held hostage in a motel room for four years by a man who stole his benefit checks.
PHOENIX (AP) — A small group in Arizona on Monday protested a decision not to charge a police officer in the shooting death of a woman accused of shoplifting and threatening the lawman with scissors.
TOKYO (AP) — Japan's national broadcaster NHK reports that 15 people were killed and 45 injured in a knife attack Tuesday at a facility for the handicapped in Sagamihara, just outside Tokyo.
ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim says Istanbul's Bosporus Bridge will be renamed "July 15th Martyrs' Bridge" in honor of civilians who died resisting Turkey's coup attempt.
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey on Monday issued warrants for the detention of 42 journalists suspected of links to the alleged organizers of a failed military uprising, intensifying concerns that a sweeping crackdown on alleged coup plotters could target media for any news coverage critical of…
BERLIN (AP) — Four attacks in a week — three of them carried out by asylum seekers — have left Germany on edge and Chancellor Angela Merkel's policies of welcoming refugees under renewed criticism.