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  White County reports 6th confirmed COVID-19 case

The Egyptian Health Department has been informed that one White County resident has tested positive for COVID-19.

  Officials are close to determining New Harmony Bridge’s fate

  Illinois restaurants resume indoor dining

  IL moving forward with Phase 4 of state’s reopening plan on Fri.

  IL Gov. Pritzker announces guidelines for educational facilities reopening in fall

  Illinois moves to Phase 4 reopening Friday

  Rotary Corn Day set to take place with new COVID-19 guidelines

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Mount Carmel business closed due to COVID-19 exposure

  COVID-19 death toll surpasses 100 people in Tri-State

  Mount Carmel officer returns home after serving in ‘mostly peaceful’ Chicago protests

  Special Report: ‘The Talk’ showcases how parents talk to their children about social injustices

  IL Gov. Pritzker announces new grants for businesses impacted by pandemic

  Mount Carmel set to open $350K pickleball courts

  Mt. Carmel’s city pool to remain closed for summer

The Mount Carmel City Pool will not be opening this summer. This comes as a decision from the city council on Monday.

Red Cross testing all blood donations for COVID-19 antibodies

The American Red Cross announced that it will be testing all blood, platelet and plasma donations for COVID-19 antibodies.

  ISP: 3 arrested in connection to body found in Gallatin Co.

Illinois State Police charged three individuals with concealment of a homicidal death on Friday.

  40 teams converging on Evansville for 1st youth baseball tournament of season

Deaconess Sports Park in Evansville is set to host its first baseball tournament of the season. The Tri-State League Youth Baseball Tournament will consist of 40 teams from Indiana, Illinois and Kentucky.

  Names released of two people killed in Carmi crash

  IL Gov. Pritzker announces new virtual training initiative for unemployed state residents

IL surpasses over 1M statewide COVID-19 tests

People in Illinois can now get alcohol to go or delivery, during COVID-19 crisis

  IL Gov. and Chicago leaders discuss unrest

WATCH LIVE: IL Gov. Pritzker gives update

  Names released in Carmi, IL shooting believed to be murder/suicide

Carmi Police Chief Jason Carter says it happened Friday in the 1600 block of Hillcrest Ave.

  IL residents eager for normality as state transitions into Phase 3 of reopening plan

Illinois transitioned into Phase 3 of Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s reopening plan this weekend, and state residents seem eager to see life get a little more back to normal.

IL Gov. Pritzker, Chicago Mayor Lightfoot discuss National Guard activation

In response to a City of Chicago request, Governor JB Pritzker activated 375 Illinois National Guard soldiers for State Active Duty to assist the Chicago Police Department in protecting the city and its residents.

  IL Gov. Pritzker announces decision to lift stay-at-home order

Thousands of businesses across the state reopened their doors as Illinois transitioned into Phase 3 of its reopening plan on Friday.

  IL surpasses 115k total COVID-19 cases

Illinois is currently reporting 115,833 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 5,186 total deaths.

  Showplace Cinemas announces reopening plan for all movie theater locations

Showplace Cinemas announced Wednesday that a reopening plan is officially in place.

IL surpasses 5k total COVID-19 deaths

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced 1,111 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 160 additional deaths on Wednesday afternoon.

IL surpasses 113K positive cases

Gov. Pritzker announces 113,195 total people have tested positive for COVID-19 along with 4,923 total deaths.

Wabash Co., IL officials say second person has tested positive for COVID-19

Health officials say another person has tested positive for COVID-19 in Wabash County.

IL surpasses 105k total COVID-19 cases

Illinois is currently reporting that 105,444 residents have tested positive for COVID-19 since the start of the coronavirus pandemic.

IL surpases 102k total COVID-19 cases

This brings the statewide number to 102,686 total cases.

  IL announces updates to phase 3 of ‘Restore Illinois Plan’

Gov. Pritzker announces Illinois surpasses 100,000 total coronavirus cases. The total in Illinois sits at 100,418 positive cases.

IL Gov. Pritzker to release video, radio messages through ‘All In Illinois’ initiative

Governor Pritzker and Lieutenant Governor Juliana Stratton say they will release a set of video messages and radio announcements through the “All In Illinois” initiative.

Wayne Co. reports 1 new positive case of COVID-19

The health department reports two people in Wayne Co. have recovered from the coronavirus while six people remain in isolation.

  14 News Senior Send-Off Special

14 News Senior Send-Off Special.

  ISP: Driver sent to hospital after tree falls across I-64

Officials say the driver was unable to stop the vehicle before crashing into the tree.

  IL surpasses 90k positive COVID-19 tests, 4k deaths

Illinois is currently reporting 90,369 positive cases and 4,058 total deaths since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.

  Wayne Co. reports 1st confirmed COVID-19 death

The Wayne County Health Department reported Thursday that one of its residents has died due to complications with COVID-19.

  Aperion Care Fairfield resident’s family responds to COVID-19 outbreak

As of Wednesday, the Wayne County Health Department reports that four people at Aperion Care Fairfield has tested positive for COVID-19.

  IL records largest single-day increase in positive COVID-19 cases

The Wayne County Health Department says four of those new patients are linked to the same long-term care facility.

  Edwards Co. sees first 2 COVID-19 cases

IL Gov. JB Pritzker announces $25 million fast-track grants to accelerate planned infrastructure projects around the state.

IL surpasses 79K positive COVID-19 cases, Gov. Pritzker releases updated model

According to a press release, Governor Pritzker released an updated statewide model and regional metrics tracking progress in the Restore Illinois reopening plan.

  IL health officials: Nearly 400k total COVID-19 tests administered statewide

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker and his team announced 2,887 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 130 additional deaths on Friday afternoon.

  Tri-State counties given poor social distancing grades

According to data from New York-based company Unacast and its “social distancing scoreboard,” several Tri-State counties received "F" grades when it came to their social distancing practices.

IL surpasses 70k confirmed COVID-19 cases, 3k total deaths

Illinois is currently reporting 70,873 total coronavirus cases across the state. As of Thursday, 3,111 residents have died from complications with COVID-19.

  Senior Send-Off: Mariah Van Matre

The Carmi-White senior plans to attend Parkland College in the fall to study animal science.

  IL surpasses 68K positive cases

IL Gov. Pritzker and his team announce 2,217 new positive cases of coronavirus.

  IL Gov. Pritzker announces 5 phase plan to reopen Illinois

Illinois Governor JB Pritzker is set to give his daily COVID-19 update at 2:30 p.m.

Driver has life threatening injuries after Wayne Co. crash

It happened Wednesday evening on Illinois Route 15 about a half mile West of 2700 E. in Wayne Co.

  IL Gov. Pritzker announces over 2,000 more COVID-19 cases

Illinois Governor JB Pritzker is set to give his daily COVID-19 update at 2:30 p.m.

IL surpasses 61K positive cases of COVID-19

Gov. Pritzker announced 2,994 new positive cases of COVID-19 on Sunday.

IL surpasses 2,500 total deaths from COVID-19

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker and his team announced 2,450 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 105 additional deaths on Saturday afternoon.

IL surpasses 55k total COVID-19 cases

Gov. J.B. Pritzker and his team announced 3,137 new cases and 105 additional deaths on Friday afternoon.

  IL confirms over 2,500 new COVID-19 cases, 141 additional deaths

During his daily coronavirus update on Thursday afternoon, Gov. J.B. Pritzker and his team announced 2,563 new cases and 141 additional deaths.

  IL extends stay-at-home order, positive cases surpasses 50K

Gov. J.B. Pritzker and his team announced 2,253 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday afternoon.

Gov. Pritzker announces IL surpasses 2K deaths

Gov. Pritzker and his team say there are 144 new deaths. This brings the total of deaths to 2,125.

IL Gov. Pritzker announces almost 2K new positive cases

IL Gov. Pritzker gave his daily update.

IL Gov. Pritzker confirms over 2K additional COVID-19 cases

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced 2,126 new COVID-19 cases and 59 additional deaths on Sunday afternoon.

Illinois surpasses 40K confirmed cases of COVID-19

The briefing is set to start at 2:30 p.m.

  2nd confirmed case of COVID-19 in Wayne Co.

Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker is set to give his daily coronavirus update at 2:30 p.m.

IL extends modified stay-at-home order until May 30

Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced during his coronavirus update Thursday that he intends to sign a modified version of the state’s stay-at-home order, which effectively extends the order through Saturday, May 30.

IL surpasses 35K positive cases of COVID-19, 1,500 total deaths

Gov. J.B. Pritzker and his team announced 2,049 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 98 additional deaths on Wednesday afternoon.

  Illinois announces over 1,500 new cases, adding additional food assistance

Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker is set to give his daily coronavirus update at 2:30 p.m.

Illinois announces over 1,000 new cases, still 3 cases in our area

Gov. Pritzker and his team announced 1,151 more people have tested positive for COVID-19 and 59 more people have died.

Health Officials: White County’s 1st COVID-19 case is a toddler

According to a press release from the Health Department, the patient is a toddler and is at home in isolation and is doing well.

IL Gov. Pritzker orders Illinois schools closed for rest of semester

Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker is set to give a coronavirus update at 2:30 p.m.

  Tri-State governors provide updates on COVID-19 testing sites and unemployment issues

Governors across the Tri-State gave their latest updates on the impact of COVID-19 in their communities. Not all updates on Thursday were good ones, but state leaders are remaining hopeful that an end is in sight.

Health officials: 1st COVID-19 case confirmed in Wayne Co.

The Wayne County Health Department is reporting that a resident has tested positive with COVID-19 - the county’s first confirmed case.

  Locals experience issues accessing bank accounts

Millions of Americans are receiving that money from the government. Others are left watching, waiting, and hitting refresh.

IL reports over 24k positive cases, nearly 950 deaths

Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker and his cabinet reported 1,346 new cases of COVID-19 and 80 additional deaths across the state on Wednesday.

  Stimulus checks coming in, questions answered

Stimulus checks from the U.S. government are starting to deposit into bank accounts.

  Tri-State Governors give daily updates on COVID-19 impact

On Tuesday governors in the Tri-States worked to provide hope and encouragement to their states amid the COVID-19 pandemic, acknowledging the difficult times their communities are facing.

IL. Gov. Pritzker announces new cases; No new cases in our Illinois Counties

Illinois Gov. Pritzker is set to give his daily coronavirus update at 2:30 p.m.

Illinois Health Department reporting 2nd case in Wabash Co.

During Monday’s update, Gov. Pritzker and his team announced 1,173 new cases and an additional 74 COVID-19 related deaths.

IL surpasses 20K total COVID-19 cases

Gov. JB Pritzker announced 1,672 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 43 additional deaths on Easter Sunday.

IL Gov. Pritzker announces statewide telehealth programs, mental health support hotline

The briefing starts at 2:30 p.m.

Over 40,000 pounds of sausage products recalled

To protect consumers, the USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service is encouraging anyone who purchased these products to not consume them and throw them away.

  Thousands of patient beds ready at Chicago convention center

Gov. Pritzker’s and his team announced 68 additional COVID-19 related deaths and 1,465 new cases.