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.
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BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Hundreds of law enforcement officers from around the country streamed past the casket Monday of a slain Baton Rouge police officer, some solemnly saluting and others making the sign of the cross as they paid their respects and mourned one of their own.
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The number of children killed or wounded in Afghanistan's conflict surged in the first half of 2016, compared to the same period last year, the United Nations mission in Afghanistan said on Monday.
ANSBACH, Germany (AP) — A Syrian man whose asylum bid had been rejected in Germany recorded a cellphone video of himself pledging allegiance to the Islamic State group before he tried to get into an outdoor concert with a bomb-laden backpack. He was turned away and blew himself up outside a …
WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI said Monday it is investigating how thousands of Democratic National Committee emails were hacked, a breach that Hillary Clinton's campaign maintains was committed by Russia to benefit Donald Trump.