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Wabash Co. school board member says he won’t resign

Board member Ryan Peter apologized at Monday’s school board meeting, saying his “off color videos” have been permanently removed from TikTok.

  IL now has vaccine website

  IL health officials report 48 new COVID-19 cases in our local counties over the weekend

  Illinois to begin Phase 1B on Monday; New sports guidance announced

  Wabash Community Schools board member faces criticism after posting TikTok video

Wabash Co. Health Dept. issues COVID warning about possible exposure

33 new cases reported in local Illinois counties

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51 new local COVID cases reported in Ilinois

IL reports new COVID-19 death in Edwards Co.

  IL Region 5 can move to Tier 2 COVID-19 guidelines

  White County Senior Citizen Center faces financial struggles

  How to sign up for COVID-19 vaccine

29 new local COVID-19 cases in Illinois

37 new local COVID-19 cases in Illinois

Illinois health officials are reporting 5,862 new coronavirus cases and 97 additional deaths Wednesday.

  Feds speeding up vaccine rollout after lag in Americans getting shots

If the CDC has its way, those 65 and older will soon be able to get in line for a COVID-19 vaccine.

  Illinois Congresswoman releases statement addressing the calls to impeach President Trump

Illinois Congresswoman Mary Miller released the following statement to address the calls to impeach President Trump.

IL reports 1 new COVID death in Wayne Co.

Illinois health officials are reporting 6,642 new coronavirus cases and 116 additional deaths Tuesday.

Gov. Pritzker: Nearly 335K COVID-19 vaccines administered

IL reports 30 new COVID-19 cases in White Co.

IL reports 19 new coronavirus cases in White Co.

Illinois reports additional COVID death in Edwards Co.

  Tri-State leaders react to the swarming of the U.S. Capitol

  Carmi woman dies in crash involving semi

52 new cases in local Illinois counties; state hits 1M total cases

Illinois reported 8,757 new coronavirus cases and 176 new deaths on Thursday.

  50% of students in Wabash Community Schools received an ‘F’ last semester

Wabash Community School District Number 348 in Mt. Carmel Illinois tells us they had to take it day by day last semester.

Gov. Pritzker announces next phase of COVID-19 vaccine distribution, lowers age to 65

Governor Pritzker announced guidelines for the next stage of COVID-19 vaccine distribution across Illinois – Phase 1B.

IL reports 1 new COVID related death in Edwards Co.

Tuesday Illinois health officials reported 6,839 new coronavirus cases and 125 new deaths.

1 new COVID-19 death reported in Wayne Co.

Illinois health officials are reporting 984,880 total confirmed coronavirus cases and 16,834 total deaths.

State map shows 11 new COVID-19 cases in White Co.

Illinois health officials are reporting 979,821 total confirmed coronavirus cases and 16,755 total deaths.

IL reports over 975K total COVID-19 cases

On Saturday, Illinois health officials report 975,352 total confirmed coronavirus cases and 16,674 total deaths in the state.

IL Gov. Pritzker pardons over 9,200 cannabis-related convictions

Thousands of people in Illinois convicted of low-level marijuana charges are starting the new year with clean records after Gov. J.B. Pritzker issued 9,219 pardons.

IL reports 2 new COVID deaths in White Co.

New Year’s Day, Illinois reported 7,201 new COVID-19 cases and 157 new deaths.

  2020 in review: A year into a pandemic

2020 was a year of the unimaginable as the coronavirus pandemic played a major part in each of our everyday lives.

  What the Tri-State is looking forward to in 2021

As the Tri-State prepares to celebrate the end of the challenging year that was 2020, people are now looking forward to 2021.

1 new COVID-19 death reported in White Co.

Illinois reported 8,009 new COVID-19 cases and 133 new deaths.

  Stimulus checks starting to hit bank accounts

If you check your bank account Thursday morning as a single person with no dependents, you may see that $600 pending.

1 new COVID-19 death in White & Wabash counties

The state map shows two new local deaths with one in White County and the other in Wabash County.

Illinois reports 114 new local COVID cases

Tuesday, Illinois reported 5,644 new COVID-19 cases and 105 new deaths.

  Traveling during a pandemic

Ambassador Travel in Evansville tells us there is a way to travel, but you need to be more organized and plan ahead as much as possible.

  Authorities: 2 dead after man drives vehicle into Olney, IL bar

Authorities are investigating after a vehicle crashed into a bar in Olney, IL, killing two people Saturday.

Pritzker: IL has administered more vaccines than any other state so far

Governor Pritzker said as of Tuesday night, Illinois had administered 100,991 vaccines, which is the most in the nation.

IL reports 115 new COVID-19 related deaths

Illinois reported Tuesday 6,239 new coronavirus cases and 115 new deaths.

  Breakdown of COVID-19 relief bill

That includes another round of stimulus checks and an extension of unemployment benefits for Americans.

Illinois passes 905K total COVID cases

Illinois now has at least 905,069 total positive COVID-19 cases and 15,299 deaths statewide.

1 new COVID death in White and Wayne Counties

On Friday, the state website shows 7,377 new positive cases and 180 additional deaths.

IL reports two additional local COVID-19 deaths

Thursday, the state website shows 8,828 new positive cases and 180 additional deaths.

  Gov. Pritzker announces program to get computers to those in need

Wednesday, the state website shows 7,123 new positive cases and 146 additional deaths.

Gov. Pritzker announces spending reduction for 2021

Tuesday, the state website shows 7,359 new positive cases and 115 additional deaths.

  John Hopkins doctor weighs in on COVID-19 vaccine

According to officials at John Hopkins University, even after you get both rounds of the vaccine, you will still need to wear a mask.

  Grayville, IL nursing facility reports several active COVID cases

Administrator Michael Cunningham confirms 35 actives cases at the facility, 20 residents and 15 staff.

IL receives first COVID vaccine shipment

Monday, the State of Illinois has received the first shipment of the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine at the Illinois Strategic National Stockpile (SNS).

Man seriously hurt in White Co., IL crash

Troopers say it happened shortly before 6:30 a.m. on the Interstate 64 off ramp to the Skeeter Mountain rest area.

IL passes 14K COVID deaths

The state map shows an increase of 9,420 cases and 189 deaths Friday.

  How will the COVID-19 vaccine work?

The arrival of a coronavirus vaccine is providing some hope that we’ll soon be able to put the pandemic behind us.

New COVID deaths reported in Wayne and White Counties; 73 new local cases

The Illinois state map shows an increase of 11,101 cases and 195 deaths Thursday.

IL reports 8,256 new COVID-19 cases, 179 additional deaths

As of Wednesday, Illinois has at least 812,430 total positive COVID-19 cases and 13,666 deaths statewide.

  3 arrested in connection to multiple armed robberies across Illinois & Indiana

Three people are in custody in connection to a string of armed robberies in Southern Illinois and Southwest Indiana.

  Wabash Co. not on list for initial shipment of COVID-19 vaccines

Health officials in Wabash County say they’re not on the list to receive the initial shipment of COVID vaccines.

62 new local COVID-19 cases reported in Illinois

The state is reporting 7,910 new cases and 144 new deaths Tuesday.

Weekend brings 137 new COVID cases and 2 new deaths in our IL counties

As of Monday, Illinois has at least 796,264 total positive COVID-19 cases and 13,343 deaths statewide.

  Mt. Carmel holds reverse Christmas Parade

There was a little bit of a twist because of the pandemic, but the Christmas spirit is still alive and well.

  IL Gov. Pritzker releases details on state’s COVID-19 vaccination distribution plan

Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker says that Phase 1A of the COVID-19 vaccination program should be offered to health care personnel and long-term care facility residents.

IL reports 10,959 new COVID-19 cases, 191 additional deaths

Illinois now has at least 759,562 total positive COVID-19 cases and 12,830 deaths statewide.

IL getting 109,000 Pfizer vaccines soon

The state map shows 9,757 new COVID-19 cases and 236 new deaths Wednesday.

63 new COVID cases, 1 new death reported in our local IL counties

The state map shows 12,542 new COVID-19 cases Tuesday and 125 new deaths.

All IL regions to say in Tier 3 mitigations for now

Illinois now has at least 726,304 total positive COVID-19 cases and 12,278 deaths statewide.

Deputies: Stolen truck recovered, believed to be connected to IL robberies

They say it had been stolen from a farm on Essex Wire Road and found around 10 p.m. Sunday in the Oaktown area.

  This year’s Cyber Monday expected to be biggest yet

Cyber Monday is even more beneficial to get all the great deals safely and away from any potential coronavirus exposure.

  Black Friday shopping during a pandemic

A recent survey from Deloitte says roughly 51 percent of US consumers say they feel anxious about in-store shooing this holiday season.

  Some IL restaurants continue to allow dine-in option despite Gov. Pritzker’s orders

Some Illinois restaurants are still letting customers inside to dine despite the Governor’s new Tier Three Mitigation Plan.

IL reports over 9.4K new COVID-19 cases

Illinois health officials have reported 9,469 new coronavirus cases and 125 new deaths on Tuesday.

Wabash Co. Health Depart. warns public of COVID-19 exposure at wedding

The Wabash County Health Department is warning the public about a COVID-19 exposure at a wedding that took place on November 14.

Gov. Pritzker eases certification requirements for unemployment

Since our last update Friday, Illinois health officials have reported 30,225 new coronavirus cases and 248 new deaths.

  Different COVID-19 testing options & the best ways to get your results

As coronavirus cases are rising, the likelihood of finding out you’ve been exposed is also rising.

  New restrictions begin in Illinois with no indoor service for bars, restaurants

New restrictions went into place Friday in Illinois, causing restaurants to close their doors to indoor dining.

Illinois reports 49 new COVID-19 cases in our area

On Friday, Illinois health officials reported 13,012 new coronavirus cases and 126 new deaths.

  New COVID-19 restrictions to take effect in Illinois on Friday

On Friday, new restrictions will be in place in Illinois to help slow the spread of the coronavirus.

IL shows 1 new COVID-19 death in Wayne Co.

Wednesday, Illinois health officials reported 8,922 new coronavirus cases and 139 new deaths.

  Tri-State has deadliest day since pandemic started

Coronavirus death tolls shatter in parts of the Tri-State.

  Tri-State hospitals provide capacity updates

With COVID-19 hospitalizations on the rise, 14 News checked in with small hospitals in our area to see how their numbers were stacking up in terms of ICU beds available, staffing and PPE.

  IL Gov. Pritzker announces state to move back to Tier 3 mitigations Fri.

Illinois Governor JB Pritzker is set to give his Tuesday update at 2:30 p.m.