One person dead and dozens injured after a roof collapsed at the Apollo Theatre in Belvidere, IL.
In Belvidere, Illinois, the roof of the Apollo Theatre collapsed during a tornado, killing one person and injuring 28, five severely. Calls began coming from the theater, about 70 miles (110 kilometers) northwest of Chicago, shortly before
Hurst man arrested for accosting women in Carbondale
Ryan Steinman CARBONDALE, Ill. (WJPF) – A man who Carbondale Police say accosted two women on city sidewalks is now behind bars. Ryan Steinman, 38, of Hurst, was arrested on charges of aggravated battery and disorderly conduct.
Cairo man arrested in Texas in connection to 2022 murder
Daurice Morse CARBONDALE, Ill. (WJPF) – A Cairo man has been arrested in connection to a murder last year in Carbondale. Daurice Morse, 20, faces a charge of first degree murder in the shooting death of Jacob
Williamson County Sheriff’s Office adding ATV patrols
WILLIAMSON COUNTY, Ill. (WJPF) – Williamson County Sheriff Jeff Diederich says his deputies will soon be patrolling rural areas of the county on ATVs. Deiderich says deputies have already successfully completed a pilot program in which they
Williamson County man arrested on gun, drug charges after traffic stop
Tehavis Davis MARION, Ill. (WJPF) – A Williamson County man has been arrested on gun and drug charges. Tehavis Davis, 19, was arrested around 5:30 p.m. Wednesday by Marion Police after the vehicle he was riding in
Casualties reported after Army helicopters crash near Fort Campbell
Emergency responders are seen near a site where two military helicopters crashed Wednesday night during a routine training mission in Trigg County, in southwestern Kentucky, on March 30, 2023. (Brandon Smith/WSMV-TV via AP) FORT CAMPBELL, Ky.
5 St. Louis area officers injured in suspected drunk driving crash
MARYLAND HEIGHTS, Mo. (AP) — Five St. Louis-area police officers were injured early Wednesday when they were struck by an SUV driven by a suspected drunken driver. Three of the officers were in serious condition and two
17-year-old to be tried as an adult for multiple December shootings
MURPHYSBORO, Ill. (WJPF) – A 17-year-old will be treated as an adult when he goes to court on weapons charges. Brennan Gibbs, of Marion, is charged with aggravated discharge and aggravated unlawful possession of a firearm. Prosecutors
‘Speaker gets to do what he wants to do,’ Madigan says on wiretap
FILE – Illinois’ former Speaker of the House Michael Madigan speaks during a committee hearing Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021, in Chicago. (Ashlee Rezin Garcia/Chicago Sun-Times via AP, File) CHICAGO, Ill. (IRN) — While former Illinois House Speaker
Attorney General Raoul announces passing of utilities bill
Legislation to protect residents from gas or electric utility service disconnection for nonpayment of bills has been passed by the Illinois House of Representatives. Attorney General Kwame Raoul initiated House Bill 1541 to amend the Public Utilities