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Woman killed in deer-motorcycle accident on Interstate 57

MATTOON (JG-TC) -- A woman died from injuries she received in a deer-motorcycle accident on Interstate 57 in northern Coles County Saturday morning.

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Athletes, supporters come together for Special Olympics

Athletes, supporters come together for Special Olympics

CHARLESTON -- After Shelbyville's Deanna Durbin won the gold medal in her division for the 100 meter run, she went directly to her teacher, Te…

May 01, 2015 5:31 pm(0)
Coles preservation council to make annual awards presentation

Coles preservation council to make annual awards presentation

CHARLESTON -- A house in southern Coles County that once belonged to a Civil War army surgeon is still standing, largely because of its last t…

May 01, 2015 1:30 pm Photos

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SIREN REPORT

Coles County sheriff

May 01, 2015 12:54 pm(0)

Man injured in accident, cited for DUI

MATTOON (JG-TC) -- A man needed medical attention and was cited for driving under the influence of alcohol after the car he was driving hit an…

May 01, 2015 12:52 pm(0)

MARRIAGE LICENSE

Jesse Dean Harris and Savanna Bell Houtchins, both of Mattoon

May 01, 2015 12:45 pm(0)
Charleston student qualifies for national math contest

Charleston student qualifies for national math contest

CHARLESTON -- If a car travels for 90 minutes at 60 mph and truck travels for an hour and 45 minutes at 70 mph, how much farther will the truck go?

May 01, 2015 8:30 am(0)

Entrepreneurship classes to show products at LifeSpan Center on Monday

CHARLESTON (JG-TC) -- Entrepreneurship classes from Charleston, Mattoon and Oakland high schools will display products from their business les…

May 01, 2015 8:30 am(0)

Shimkus staff to be in Ashmore on Tuesday

ASHMORE (JG-TC) -- A representative of U.S. Rep. John Shimkus will be available to meet with constituents in Ashmore on Tuesday.

May 01, 2015 8:30 am(0)

Special Olympians to take the field today

CHARLESTON -- Hundreds of athletes will enter Eastern Illinois University's O'Brien Stadium this morning and afternoon to go for the gold.

May 01, 2015 1:00 am(0)

Woman gets prison for having prescription medicine

CHARLESTON -- A woman was sentenced to prison when she admitted illegally having a prescription medicine police reportedly found while investi…

April 30, 2015 7:00 pm(0)

Man admits to role in armed robbery

CHARLESTON -- A man avoided prison time with the agreement reached in a case that accused him of a role in an armed robbery of another man in Mattoon.

April 30, 2015 6:00 pm(0)

'Sheep to Clothing' set at Lincoln site Saturday

LERNA (JG-TC) -- The process of turning wool into cloth will be demonstrated Saturday during the "Sheep to Clothing" event at Lincoln Log Cabi…

April 30, 2015 5:00 pm(0)

Lawmakers outline coal-friendly proposal

SPRINGFIELD -- With Illinois lawmakers discussing a major overhaul of state energy policies this spring, a group of downstate representatives …

April 30, 2015 4:07 pm(0)
Mattoon, Charleston continue to make pedestrian safety improvements

Mattoon, Charleston continue to make pedestrian safety improvements

Mattoon is preparing to install a new sidewalk on Oklahoma Avenue near Mattoon Middle School, and Charleston has created a four stop at 13th S…

April 30, 2015 3:37 pm(0)

Audit hits prison guards for overtime gambit

SPRINGFIELD -- Illinois prison guards, already under scrutiny by Gov. Bruce Rauner for skipping work on Super Bowl Sunday, are being accused o…

April 30, 2015 2:38 pm(0)
Scott Robison receives Chaplain's Excellence Award

Scott Robison receives Chaplain's Excellence Award

MATTOON -- The community has supported Officer Scott Robison and his family ever since his son Ethan was diagnosed with cancer in March of last year.

April 30, 2015 1:06 pm(0)

Witness information led to arrest for attempted child abduction

MATTOON -- Witnesses at Mattoon Middle School provided information that helped police identify and arrest the alleged perpetrator of an attemp…

April 30, 2015 11:15 am(0)

Former Okaw Valley coach accused of sex act with young girl

SULLIVAN -- A 25-year-old man who recently served as a junior high school baseball coach was charged Monday in Moultrie County Circuit Court w…

April 30, 2015 10:01 am(0)

Registration for Bark for Life still available

MATTOON (JG-TC) -- Registration is still available for the annual Coles County "Bark for Life" American Cancer Society fundraiser set to take …

April 30, 2015 9:28 am(0)

MARRIAGE LICENSES

Timothy Lee Carter and Natashia Lynn East, both of Mattoon

April 30, 2015 8:30 am(0)

Farmers market to change hands

CHARLESTON -- After three decades of working with the Charleston Square Farmers Market, Roc's Blackfront owner Mike Knoop is handing the reins…

April 29, 2015 9:00 pm(0)
Foundation grants help fund Lincoln funeral train, more

Foundation grants help fund Lincoln funeral train, more

CHARLESTON -- Help to bring "a unique opportunity" to the Charleston community joined the traditional classroom materials and projects that re…

April 29, 2015 7:00 pm(0)

Hoppins receive SBLHC 'Soaring Eagle' award for philanthropy

MATTOON (JG-TC) -- Edward “Ned” and Barbara Hoppin have received the Soaring Eagle Award, the Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Foundation’s highest a…

April 29, 2015 7:00 pm(0)
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