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Fewer Injuries and Fatalities From Deer Accidents In Illinois

Tue, 30 Oct 2012 09:45:06 CDT
(Springfield)--There were fewer injuries and fatalities from vehicle accidents with deer last year in Illinois. The Illinois Department of Transporatation announced there were six fatal accidents during 2011, down from 10 in 2010. There were also 613 injuries during 2011, down from 634 in 2010.  Read more...


Early Voting Underway In Illinois

Tue, 23 Oct 2012 08:49:57 CDT
(Springfield)--Early voting is now underway in Illinois. Voters can cast a vote from now through November 3rd in order to beat the lines on election day. Only those qualified to vote and who did not change their voter registration before the registration deadline earlier this month are qualified to vote early.  Read more...


Grafton Woman Dies

Thu, 18 Oct 2012 10:01:06 CDT
A Grafton woman was killed in a single vehicle accident Wednesday morning in Jersey County.  Read more...


Octoberfest Promotion

Mon, 15 Oct 2012 14:57:05 CST
Jim McKay, Tommy Schmidt, and Rink Calcari discuss Octoberfest at the St. Michael's Church in Staunton.  Read more...


Two People Face Drug Charges Following A Traffic Stop In Hillsboro

Mon, 15 Oct 2012 08:26:07 CDT
(Hillsboro)--Two metro east men face drug related charges following a traffic stop Saturday morning in Hillsboro. According to the Hillsboro Police Department, a driver from Wood River and a passenger from Edwardsville were stopped on Vandalia Road for a minor traffic violation.  Read more...


Crimestoppers Issues Payout In Farmersville Robbery

Thu, 11 Oct 2012 10:15:51 CDT
(Litchfield)--During the Macoupin Montgomery County Crimestoppers meeting Wednesday night, Crimestoppers awarded a seven hundred dollar payout to an individual who provided information about an armed robbery at a Farmersville convenience store.  Read more...


Sports Saturday With Guest Tom Cooper

Sat, 06 Oct 2012 10:27:36 CDT
Tom Cooper stopped by the WSMI Studios this morning to talks sports with Tim Mize and Randy Prange on WSMI Sports Saturday. Tom is a 1972 graduate of Litchfield High School and is in the area for the Litchfield High School All Class Reunion. Tom talked about his family, football, his career and coaching high school football.  Read more...


West Nile Cases Up From Last Year

Fri, 05 Oct 2012 14:22:51 CDT
(Springfield)--Six people have died of West Nile Virus in Illinois this year as the number of human cases continues to climb. According to the Illinois Department of Public Health the virus as sickened 179 people in Illinois this year. Last year the state had only 34 cases where three people died.  Read more...


Hillsboro Man Killed In A Boating Accident

Mon, 01 Oct 2012 13:46:44 CDT
(Hillsboro)--Authorities are investigating an apparent boating accident on Glen Shoals Lake that killed a Hillsboro man. A lake resident contacted authorities Sunday afternoon, and reported that a man was in the water near Irving Cove. The Hillsboro Fire Department Dive Team was called to the area to search for the victim.  Read more...


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