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Fly High A Journey with Cancer

Illiopolis- A three month prognosis did not stop Tina Honea from pushing through as she battled Andenocarcinoma which is a form of lung cancer. Her daughter Ashley Honea said she fought for two years after the prognosis and she passed away in April of 2014. Now, Ashley is using her heartache as a way to help others get through cancer. She took words from her mother's journal, blog and her thoughts and started typing away. On Monday her book "Fly High: A Journey with Cancer" was finished. "My ... More>>

Macon County Sheriff's Office warning residents of new phone scam

MACON COUNTY - The Macon County Sheriff's Office is warning residents of a new phone scam going around the region. More>>

Illinois climatologist says average temperatures warmed up in August

CHAMPAIGN - Following a cooler-than-usual July, Illinois' state climatologist is reporting that August's temperatures were slightly warmer than average, and that this season has been one of the wettest on record. More>>

Illinois EPA holding household hazardous waste collection events

ILLINOIS - The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency is holding two collection events that will allow those who have household hazardous waste to dispose of it safely. More>>

House explosion in north-central Illinois leaves 1 dead

STREATOR - According to LaSalle County authorities, one person is dead after a house explosion in a north-central Illinois city Monday night. More>>

Illinois Emergency Management Agency encouraging disaster preparedness

SPRINGFIELD - The Illinois Emergency Management Agency is teaming up with local emergency management agencies to encourage people to be more prepared for disasters. More>>

Illinois State Police SUV flips over after collision with car

SPRINGFIELD - An Illinois State Police trooper has been taken to a hospital after his SUV rolled over when a car crashed into it. More>>

Illinois begins accepting medical marijuana applications

CHICAGO - Thousands of Illinois patients are now able to apply for special ID cards that would allow them to use medical marijuana under a new state law. More>>

Illinois Department of Corrections investigating prison power outage

SPRINGFIELD - Officials at the Illinois Department of Corrections are investigating a power outage at a southern Illinois correctional facility to decide whether other similar facilities are adequately prepared for emergencies. More>>

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