Tornado Sightings Reported Near MacombThe sightings were all reported between 4:15 p.m. and 4:45 p.m., according to the National Weather Service. One was seen three miles east of Blandinsville, another a mile north of Sciota.
Amtrak Proving More Popular For Illinois TravelersAmtrak provides service from Chicago to St. Louis, and several college towns in Illinois, including Champaign, Carbondale, Bloomington-Normal, and Macomb – and those rides have proven popular.
Students On Alert After Sex Assault At Western Illinois UniversityStudents on the campus of Western Illinois University in Macomb are being put on alert after a woman says she was sexually assaulted over the weekend.
Missing Mom, 3 Daughters Found DownstateA missing mother and her three daughters have been found safe in downstate Illinois, after disappearing for five days.
Reward Offered To Solve WIU Bomb ThreatsOfficials at Western Illinois University hope some cash will help catch whoever is behind a half dozen bomb threats in recent weeks.