CHARLESTON — The Reynolds Drive structure over the Eastern Illinois Railroad has been closed since December and city officials say they are still weighing various options for the future of the bridge.
CHARLESTON - Officers with the Charleston Police Department are in the midst of another round of stepped-up DUI enforcement patrols.
CHARLESTON - A local man was injured early Thursday morning when his vehicle struck a telephone utility pole and box in the 1400 block of Seventh Street.
MATTOON - When it comes to texting, Lake Land College students Beth Warfel, Nicole Zimmerman and Samantha Breedlove have fast-as-lightning thumbs.
EFFINGHAM - A southbound section of Interstate 57 was closed Monday afternoon while firefighters extinguished a fire in the cab of a tractor-trailer.
MATTOON - Staying connected while driving is a deadly practice.
MATTOON -- As work winds down on the Charleston Avenue bridge project, construction workers will close traffic by the bridge to one lane, an Illinois Department of Transportation official stated Monday.
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