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5 new coronavirus cases reported in local Ill. counties

Illinois health officials are reporting 1,249 new coronavirus cases and 22 more deaths.

  Illinois expanding COVID-19 vaccination eligibility to those with serious medical conditions

  Gov. Pritzker signs police and criminal justice reform bill into law

6 new local COVID-19 cases in Ill. area, no new deaths

Ill. Gov. Pritzker announces 1 million children to receive monthly food aid

1 new COVID-19 death reported in Wayne Co.; 3 new local Ill. cases

Illinois State Police planning to strongly enforce ‘Move Over Law’ over upcoming weeks

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Health officials report 1 more COVID-19 death, 14 new cases in local Ill. counties over the weekend

Driver flown to regional hospital after head-on crash in Wayne Co.

Health officials report 3 new COVID-19 deaths in local Ill. counties

13 new local COVID cases reported in Ill., no new area deaths

IL reports 3 new COVID-19 cases in local counties

  Mt. Carmel gets 10″of snow Monday

7 new COVID-19 cases in local Ill. counties

Illinois health officials are reporting 1,348 new coronavirus cases and 33 more deaths on Tuesday.

5 new local COVID-19 cases in Ill.; State hits 20K virus-related deaths

Illinois health officials are reporting 1,420 new coronavirus cases and 41 more deaths on Monday.

  Road crews ready, Tri-State preps for heavy snow

State and local officials say you should only travel if necessary.

Health officials report 4 new COVID-19 cases in local III. counties

Illinois health officials are reporting 1,631 new coronavirus cases and 35 more deaths on Sunday.

  Helpful items to keep in your car as Tri-State prepares for winter weather

Health officials report 2 new COVID-19 deaths in local III. counties

5 new local COVID cases, no new deaths reported in Ill.

  COVID-19 vaccination clinic set for Fri. in Wayne Co.

  Several schools closing Thursday

  IL expanding vaccine eligibility to people with certain conditions

  Drivers should expect more slick roads, ice on the way

Freezing rain could lead to significant ice accumulation, especially in Western Kentucky.

IL reports 1 new COVID related death in Edwards Co.

Illinois health officials are reporting 2,082 new COVID-19 cases and 18 more deaths on Tuesday.

  Crews respond to early morning crashing involving 3 semis in White Co.

Illinois State Troopers responded to a crash involving three semis in White County Tuesday morning.

  Tri-State could experience slick driving conditions

As Monday’s wintry weather mix approaches, the Tri-State area will start to see slick roads.

28 additional area cases reported in Ill., no new deaths

Illinois health officials are reporting 1,747 new COVID-19 cases and 35 more deaths on Monday.

IL health officials reporting over 2K new COVID-19 cases

Illinois health officials are reporting 2,060 new COVID-19 cases and 48 more deaths.

43 new COVID-19 cases in local IL counties

Illinois health officials reported 3,062 new coronavirus cases and 59 additional deaths on Saturday.

21 new coronavirus cases in local III. counties

Illinois state health officials are reporting 3,660 new COVID-19 cases and 82 more deaths Friday.

1 new death, 22 more cases in local Ill. counties

Illinois state health officials are reporting 3,328 new COVID-19 cases and 69 more deaths Thursday.

38 new local COVID-19 cases reported in Illinois

Illinois state health officials are reporting 3,314 new COVID-19 cases and 116 more deaths Wednesday.

33 new local COVID cases reported in IL

Illinois state health officials are reporting 2,304 new COVID-19 cases and 47 more deaths Tuesday.

10 new local COVID cases reported in IL, no new deaths

Illinois state health officials are reporting 2,312 new COVID-19 cases and 16 more deaths Monday.

  Authorities: Man, children rescued from flooded waters in Wabash Co.

According to the Edwards County Sheriff’s Office, this happened near Bonpas Creek in Wabash County on Sunday evening.

IL health officials report 12 new local COVID-19 cases

Health officials are reporting 12 new coronavirus cases in our area of Illinois.

29 new local COVID cases in our Illinois area

According to the state’s COVID-19 map, 29 new cases were reported in our Illinois counties.

17 new local COVID cases in our Illinois area

The state of Illinois reported 4,156 new COVID-19 cases and 71 additional deaths statewide.

  Illinois H.S. Sports set for a Return to Action

Illinois H.S. Sports set for a Return to Action

  Wabash County Jail brings new UV light sterilization equipment to combat COVID-19

The new machine is known as the Arc, a new sterilization tool at Wabash County Jail funded by the CARES Act. It uses no cleaning solution, only UV lights.

  Illinois begins vaccinating people 60 and older

The state of Illinois reported 4,191 new COVID-19 cases and 103 additional deaths statewide.

  White Co. Sheriff Doug Maier announces retirement

On Tuesday, White County Sheriff Doug Maier announced on Facebook he will be retiring on March 1.

Egyptian Health Dept. opens vaccine wait list

The state of Illinois reported 3,751 new COVID-19 cases and 81 additional deaths statewide.

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.

39 new local COVID cases reported in Illinois

The state of Illinois reported 3,667 new COVID-19 cases and 85 additional deaths statewide.

  IL now has vaccine website

Illinois will move into Phase 1B of the state’s COVID-19 vaccine plan Monday.

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

Nearly 15,410,000 tests have been administered.

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

Illinois Governor JB Pritzker is scheduled to give a coronavirus briefing Friday at noon.

  Wabash Community Schools board member faces criticism after posting TikTok video

In the video, board member Ryan Peter encourages people to lie to the health department during the contact tracing process in order to avoid being placed in quarantine.

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

The Wabash County, Illinois, Health Department is warning people who attended a meeting at Ambassador Christian Academy on Jan. 19 that they could have been exposed to COVID-19.

33 new cases reported in local Illinois counties

Illinois reported 4,979 new COVID-19 cases and 122 additional deaths, according to the state’s coronavirus map.

51 new local COVID cases reported in Ilinois

The state is reporting that they now have a total of 1,072,214 confirmed coronavirus cases and 18,258 total deaths.

IL reports new COVID-19 death in Edwards Co.

Illinois health officials are reporting 11,985 new coronavirus cases and 130 additional deaths Saturday.

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

Governor Pritzker announces Regions 1, 2, 5 will move down into Tier 2 from Tier 3.

  White County Senior Citizen Center faces financial struggles

Senior centers are struggling to pay their bills with the financial restrictions of the COVID-19 pandemic.

  How to sign up for COVID-19 vaccine

As COVID-19 vaccinations continue across the Tri-State, it can be difficult to keep up with who is eligible to get a vaccine and how to sign up.

29 new local COVID-19 cases in Illinois

Illinois health officials are reporting 6,652 new coronavirus cases and 88 additional deaths Thursday.

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

Illinois health officials are reporting 4,776 new coronavirus cases and 53 additional deaths Monday.

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

Illinois health officials are reporting 4,711 new coronavirus cases and 80 additional deaths.

IL reports 19 new coronavirus cases in White Co.

On Saturday, Illinois health officials report 6,717 new coronavirus cases and 99 additional deaths.

Illinois reports additional COVID death in Edwards Co.

Friday, Illinois reported 9,277 new coronavirus cases and 123 new deaths.

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

The events that unfolded at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday sparked local and state leaders to react to the chaos.

  Carmi woman dies in crash involving semi

A 28-year-old woman from Carmi died in a crash involving a semi Wednesday afternoon in Saline County.

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.