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Federal officials announce that more Listeria illnesses may be seen

At this time, there have been up to 16 deaths and 72 illnesses from the Listeria contamination associated with the cantaloupes from Jenson Farms. There have been reports of the contamination in 18 different states, which has made this the worst food-borne illness in over a decade. Officials with the Center of Disease Control and… Read More

Six injured in three-car accident on I-74

Six people were taken to the hospital as a result of a three-car accident on I-74 in Vermilion. According to a report from the Illinois State Police, a 23-year-old woman was driving east down the roadway when she ran over tire debris that caused her to lose control of her vehicle. She then crossed the… Read More

University of Illinois student killed in Philo crash

A car crash just north of Philo occurred Monday morning and claimed the life of a 23-year-old University of Illinois student. According to the county sheriff, the accident occurred on Illinois 130 when the student was traveling west and ran through a stop sign and collided with a tree at the corner of the intersection.… Read More

Manteno man fights for stop signs at intersection

A Manteno man is fighting to have a 4-way stop sign installed at an intersection near his home because multiple accidents have occurred here over time. The most recent crash involved his neighbor’s daughter and it was the last straw for him. The man has lived near the intersection of Third and Walnut for  15… Read More

Three injured, two killed in one-car accident

Two people, a man and wife, were killed in a car accident on Interstate 74 near Farmer City over the weekend. According to officials, the 63-year-old man and 62-year-old woman were traveling eastbound down the roadway when their car traveled onto the median. Their car traveled hundreds of feet on the median until it fell… Read More

Two ambulance crew members injured in accident

Two employees with the Danville ambulance company were injured after a they were involved in a rollover accident on Wednesday. The accident occurred as the ambulance was traveling down the roadway and ran off the road because of the slick surfaces. Once it ran off the road, the emergency vehicle flipped multiple times. The 21-year-old… Read More

Car crash in Iroquois County injures two

According to state police, two people were injured in a car accident in rural Iroquois County on Saturday morning. The accident occurred as a 63-year-old man was driving on U.S. 24 just west of Iroquois County Road 2820 East when he got into the path of a Ford F-150. The two cars collided sending both… Read More

Police investigate fatal accident on Route 140

According to Illinois State Police, an Illinois man was killed in a car accident on Route 140 near Greenville. The accident occurred around 2 a.m. when the man swerved off of the roadway and over corrected to make it back in the lanes. When doing so he hit another vehicle that was driven by a… Read More

Woman injured in accident on I-172

A car accident on Sunday morning left one Huntley, Ill woman slightly injured. The accident occurred on I-172 just past the Payton and Quincy exit. This area has recently been worked on by road crews and has been a construction zone. According to authorities, the woman was heading northbound on the roadway when her car… Read More

Danville man killed, teen injured in accident

A car accident left one Danville man dean and one teen injured. The 39-year-old man was driving his van when he collided with a sports utility vehicle. The SUV was driven by a 15-year-old teenage female of Hooperston. The accident occurred on May 26 north of Hooperston in Iroquois County. The current condition of the… Read More