The Williamson County Fire Protection District and the Herrin Fire Department fought the fire.
Seven new COVID-19 cases, affecting four females and three males, were confirmed by the Jackson County Health Department on Thursday.
The Illinois Supreme Court Rules Committee will hear comments on seven proposals on June 24 via Zoom video conference. You can watch the arguments on the Court's YouTube page. Your written comments should be emailed or mailed in no later than June 10.
Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White is reminding the public that Driver Services facilities statewide are open to serve new drivers, customers with expired driver’s licenses/ID cards and vehicle transactions.
An 11th testing site at a vehicle emissions facility in Waukegan is relocating and will reopen on Thursday, state officials said in a statement.
The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet and Ballard County Sheriff's Department say a chicken offal spill has created slick conditions along U.S. 51 between Wickliffe, KY, and Cairo, IL, including on the U.S. 51 Ohio River "Cairo" Bridge.
Carbondale NAACP President Linda Flowers said nationwide looting and rioting from many people not associated with the protests have tarnished the message from the demonstrators.
Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker is holding a media briefing from Chicago after activating the National Guard. Pritzker is speaking about protests and unrest in Illinois.
Officials are taking extraordinary steps to control downtown access in Chicago in the hopes of preventing further chaos after a night of tense protests over the death of George Floyd that included violent clashes, hundreds of arrests and smashed store windows.
Thousands of demonstrators gathered in downtown Chicago hours after protesters clashed overnight with police during a protest over George Floyd’s death in Minneapolis.
The Greater Metropolis Convention & Visitors Bureau said the decision is being made in the interest of public health as restrictions on social gatherings continue to be in place in Illinois.
The Southern Seven Health Department says the Illinois Department of Human Services' will soon offer state-wide use of EBT for the WIC Nutrition Program. The new eWIC benefit delivery system will allow these families to use a WIC card more like a debit card.
The Illinois Department of Public Health has filed emergency rules mandating long-term care facilities to comply with infection control practices, including testing all residents and staff for COVID-19.
Carbondale Park District will begin lessening restrictions at Hickory Ridge Public Golf Course as the state moves into Phase 3 of the Restore Illinois public health approach to reopening the economy.
In Illinois, the week that ended on May 16 was first week in which fewer COVID-19 deaths were recorded than the previous week since the outbreak began, the state's public health director said.
The city of Carbondale, Illinois, has made changes to its trash services. Now, the city wants to make sure folks know what to do, so their trash doesn't get left on the curb.
Centerstone, a non-profit health care organization, is providing a space where 7th and 8th grade students can virtually meet to talk about stress, confusion, or worries.
The chief judge of federal courts in Northern Illinois says things will look “quite different” as some operations resume at courthouses in Chicago and Rockford. The court will issue an order Tuesday outlining details.
Multiple southern Illinois health departments confirmed new COVID-19 cases on Monday, and a new coronavirus-related death was reporting in one county.
Some stood for more than a century. But now, they're toppled and broken. A cash reward is being offered to help find whoever vandalized the gravestones of a local church cemetery.
Harrisburg Mayor John McPeek said local leaders weren't sure if they could have their annual Memorial Day Service this year, but they felt it was the right thing to do.
Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the city of Carbondale, Illinois, produced a virtual Memorial Day ceremony instead of holding one in-person at the historic Woodlawn Cemetery.
Chicago police increased patrols and community organizations deployed mediators to neighborhood “hot spots” to try to stem violence over the holiday weekend, when gun violence has historically spiked.
The Illinois Department of Transportation says lane restrictions will be in place on Illinois 15 (Broadway) between South 22nd Street and South 15th Street starting Tuesday.
The Jackson County Health Department reports 15 new COVID-19 cases confirmed on Sunday, bringing the southern Illinois county's case tally to 225.
Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Sunday released industry-specific guidelines for businesses that will be allowed to resume operations in the third phase of his plan to reopen the state's economy.
Illinois lawmakers approved an approximately $40 billion state budget early Sunday that largely maintains spending, along with a plan to push forward a Chicago casino, during an extraordinary special session held amid the coronavirus pandemic.