Rachel Crnkovich and her family were having a Christmas gathering when the monstrous tornado that made its way through parts of Coles and Moultrie County overnight Friday hit their home.
The newly merged Coles and Moultrie Counties Relay for Life brought people from these two communities together on Saturday in Mattoon to raise money for the fight against cancer.
Braxton E. Wilder of Decatur was sentenced to six years in prison for a robbery committed in Bethany in August 2020.
A Decatur teen already facing drug charges in Macon County, is facing more charges following his arrest Monday in a neighboring county.
Authorities say the Charleston man was armed with a Ruger rifle while in possession of a stolen/converted vehicle at the time of his arrest.
Video footage from a neighboring home was used to link suspect to the fire which occurred Oct. 20, 2019 in Sullivan.
A Moultrie County man who didn’t show up for his sentencing hearing received a 2 1/2-year prison sentence for a trespassing conviction.
A Taylorville man has been charged with reckless homicide in connection with an accident that killed a motorcyclist in Moultrie County in August.
Eligible Moultrie residents must preregister for Friday's COVID-19 vaccination clinic at https://events.juvare.com/IL-IDPH/moultriecountyilngclinic/.
A man was sentenced to three years in prison on Tuesday for stealing money from machines at a Sullivan laundry.
He will replace Bernie Buttram, who has retired after serving as the system's director since 2009.
Health officials say two females residents in their 80s have passed away from COVID-19
William R. Elder, 30, of rural Moultrie County, pleaded guilty to an aggravated battery charge in connection with the Oct. 1 incident at the county jail.
Moultrie County is dealing with two COVID-19 outbreak situations, health officials announced Tuesday.
It was one of 11 deaths announced by state officials Saturday, along with 1,880 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease.
Macon County Coroner Michael Day said preliminary results from an autopsy indicate the likely cause of death as being carbon monoxide intoxication due to inhalation of smoke and soot.
A county enters a warning level when two or more risk indicators that measure the amount of COVID-19 increase.