Study: How many teens text and drive in the Heartland?

Study: How many teens text and drive in the Heartland?

Nathan Ellgren
FIRST ALERT: A stormy Monday leads to cooler weather on Tuesday

FIRST ALERT: A stormy Monday leads to cooler weather on Tuesday

Heartland News
IL state lawmakers discuss funding at SIUC

IL state lawmakers discuss funding at SIUC

Taylor Clark
Law allows Medicaid flexibility for 'medically fragile' kids

Law allows Medicaid flexibility for 'medically fragile' kids

Monday, August 20th 2018, 6:52 pm CDT
1 taken by helicopter, others injured after crash on Rt. 51 in Jackson Co., IL

1 taken by helicopter, others injured after crash on Rt. 51 in Jackson Co., IL

James Long
Chester, IL man turns himself in after man found along Mississippi River in June

Chester, IL man turns himself in after man found along Mississippi River in June

James Long
Heartland road projects for 8/21

Heartland road projects for 8/21

Sunday, May 11th 2014, 3:08 pm CDT by Heartland News
AbbVie donates $100M to Ronald McDonald House Charities

AbbVie donates $100M to Ronald McDonald House Charities

Monday, August 20th 2018, 4:20 pm CDT
Current boil water orders in the Heartland

Current boil water orders in the Heartland

Wednesday, May 28th 2014, 3:08 pm CDT by Heartland News
Illinois State Fair vendors see drop in attendance, sales

Illinois State Fair vendors see drop in attendance, sales

Monday, August 20th 2018, 2:33 pm CDT
Driver killed, vehicle goes airborne and crashes through field in Jackson Co., IL

Driver killed, vehicle goes airborne and crashes through field in Jackson Co., IL

Jasmine Adams
Rauner rejects expanded union benefits for paramedics, EMTs

Rauner rejects expanded union benefits for paramedics, EMTs

Monday, August 20th 2018, 11:45 am CDT
Law allows firearm permit grace period during renewal

Law allows firearm permit grace period during renewal

Monday, August 20th 2018, 7:20 am CDT
No threat to public safety after train derailment in Franklin County, IL

No threat to public safety after train derailment in Franklin County, IL

Kyle Hinton
1 in custody after shooting investigation in Mt. Vernon, IL

1 in custody after shooting investigation in Mt. Vernon, IL

James Long
2 injured in two-vehicle crash on I-24 in Massac County, IL

2 injured in two-vehicle crash on I-24 in Massac County, IL

Kyle Hinton
IL Gov. signs bill allowing hunters to wear blaze pink, increase poaching penalty

IL Gov. signs bill allowing hunters to wear blaze pink, increase poaching penalty

James Long
New 5-day bike ride to feature Illinois farms, vineyards

New 5-day bike ride to feature Illinois farms, vineyards

Saturday, August 18th 2018, 10:31 am CDT
Study: Most Illinois kindergarteners weren't ready in 2017

Study: Most Illinois kindergarteners weren't ready in 2017

Saturday, August 18th 2018, 9:42 am CDT
Evangelicals confront sex abuse problems in #MeToo era

Evangelicals confront sex abuse problems in #MeToo era

Saturday, August 18th 2018, 8:40 am CDT
IL man arrested for reckless driving; PD urge safe driving in school zone

IL man arrested for reckless driving; PD urge safe driving in school zone

Brittany Jacob
Williamson Co. IL passes gun control resolution

Williamson Co. IL passes gun control resolution

Taylor Clark
Carbondale, IL man facing meth charges

Carbondale, IL man facing meth charges

James Long
Shots fired leads to arrest of Carbondale, IL man after argument

Shots fired leads to arrest of Carbondale, IL man after argument

James Long
West Frankfort, IL man accused of threatening a judge

West Frankfort, IL man accused of threatening a judge

Marsha Heller
Teen dies in shooting outside Chicago basketball game

Teen dies in shooting outside Chicago basketball game

Friday, August 17th 2018, 2:36 pm CDT
Three arrested in Franklin Co., IL burglary investigations

Three arrested in Franklin Co., IL burglary investigations

Marsha Heller
Sparta, IL based National Guard firefighting team returns from Iraq and Syria

Sparta, IL based National Guard firefighting team returns from Iraq and Syria

James Long
Man accused of child sex abuse arrested in Franklin Co., IL

Man accused of child sex abuse arrested in Franklin Co., IL

Marsha Heller
Sen. Duckworth wants investigation into possible ethics violation at VA

Sen. Duckworth wants investigation into possible ethics violation at VA

Marsha Heller
No one injured in Anna, IL pickup truck fire

No one injured in Anna, IL pickup truck fire

Kaylie Ross
Gov. Rauner signs law requiring state jobs be in capital

Gov. Rauner signs law requiring state jobs be in capital

Friday, August 10th 2018, 8:39 am CDT
Chicago initiative will return lost animals to owners faster

Chicago initiative will return lost animals to owners faster

Friday, August 10th 2018, 8:39 am CDT
Public meeting held in Chester, IL to discuss heroin, opioid epidemic

Public meeting held in Chester, IL to discuss heroin, opioid epidemic

James Long & Chris Drury
Exxon asked to pay $1.8M for Arkansas oil spill damage

Exxon asked to pay $1.8M for Arkansas oil spill damage

Thursday, August 9th 2018, 10:19 am CDT
Man, woman arrested on several drug charges in Johnston City, IL

Man, woman arrested on several drug charges in Johnston City, IL

Jasmine Adams
Labor Department monitoring Illinois State Fair ride safety

Labor Department monitoring Illinois State Fair ride safety

Thursday, August 9th 2018, 9:25 am CDT
Speakers reject church summit after claims against founder

Speakers reject church summit after claims against founder

Wednesday, August 8th 2018, 8:30 pm CDT
Shawnee Community College to renovate building for Cairo Center

Shawnee Community College to renovate building for Cairo Center

James Long
I-57 ramp back open after serious crash in Union Co., IL

I-57 ramp back open after serious crash in Union Co., IL

Marsha Heller
Nonprofit receives $500K grant to treat Opioid use disorders

Nonprofit receives $500K grant to treat Opioid use disorders

James Long
IL woman charged with reckless homicide months after deadly crash

IL woman charged with reckless homicide months after deadly crash

Jasmine Adams
Sen. Dick Durbin meets with HUD Regional Administrator about housing crisis in Cairo, IL

Sen. Dick Durbin meets with HUD Regional Administrator about housing crisis in Cairo, IL

Marsha Heller
Ivanka Trump to promote workforce development in Illinois

Ivanka Trump to promote workforce development in Illinois

Tuesday, August 7th 2018, 2:56 pm CDT
Eastbound lanes of PSB to be closed this weekend

Eastbound lanes of PSB to be closed this weekend

Stephanie Baumer
Southern Illinois gets $15M rural electrification grant

Southern Illinois gets $15M rural electrification grant

Tuesday, August 7th 2018, 7:06 am CDT
Free admission to Bicentennial exhibit at state museum

Free admission to Bicentennial exhibit at state museum

Tuesday, August 7th 2018, 7:03 am CDT
2 injured in semi crash in White Co., IL

2 injured in semi crash in White Co., IL

James Long
Missing teen lured away by video game chat resurfaces

Missing teen lured away by video game chat resurfaces

Monday, August 6th 2018, 4:05 pm CDT
Deadly hit-and-run investigation underway in Franklin County, IL

Deadly hit-and-run investigation underway in Franklin County, IL

Kyle Hinton
Rear-facing restraint now required for Illinois infants

Rear-facing restraint now required for Illinois infants

Friday, August 3rd 2018, 5:23 pm CDT
More states sue to stop online plans for 3D-printed guns

More states sue to stop online plans for 3D-printed guns

Friday, August 3rd 2018, 4:20 pm CDT
Man taken into custody in White Co. IL after stolen gun investigation in Paducah

Man taken into custody in White Co. IL after stolen gun investigation in Paducah

James Long
Injured Chicago Cubs fan feels 'lucky to be alive'

Injured Chicago Cubs fan feels 'lucky to be alive'

Tuesday, July 31st 2018, 12:48 pm CDT
The Latest: Indiana family files 2nd lawsuit in boat sinking

The Latest: Indiana family files 2nd lawsuit in boat sinking

Tuesday, July 31st 2018, 10:58 am CDT
Indiana family to discuss boat sinking that killed relatives

Indiana family to discuss boat sinking that killed relatives

Tuesday, July 31st 2018, 10:36 am CDT
Illinois lottery game to help families of fallen officers

Illinois lottery game to help families of fallen officers

Tuesday, July 31st 2018, 7:53 am CDT
Southern Illinois man gets 19 years for bank robberies

Southern Illinois man gets 19 years for bank robberies

Tuesday, July 31st 2018, 6:16 am CDT
How Heartland firefighters get sent out west for wildfires

How Heartland firefighters get sent out west for wildfires

Taylor Clark
Employees recovering after attack at southern IL animal shelter

Employees recovering after attack at southern IL animal shelter

James Long
Illinois fairgrounds foundation falling short in fundraising

Illinois fairgrounds foundation falling short in fundraising

Monday, July 30th 2018, 1:54 pm CDT
The Latest: Children sue over parents' death in boat sinking

The Latest: Children sue over parents' death in boat sinking

Monday, July 30th 2018, 1:47 pm CDT
Southern Illinois Made Expo highlights area businesses; help Veteran Honor Flights

Southern Illinois Made Expo highlights area businesses; help Veteran Honor Flights

Mike Mohundro
1 dead in single-vehicle crash in Pope County, IL

1 dead in single-vehicle crash in Pope County, IL

Kyle Hinton
US loses bid to have sanctuary city lawsuit tossed out

US loses bid to have sanctuary city lawsuit tossed out

Friday, July 27th 2018, 9:04 pm CDT
Epilepsy Walk at Rent One Ballpark in Marion, IL

Epilepsy Walk at Rent One Ballpark in Marion, IL

James Long
Judge denies motion on new trial for Bethune

Judge denies motion on new trial for Bethune

Amber Ruch, Marsha Heller & Brittany Jacob
Murray State students participate in Rural Community Health Scholars program

Murray State students participate in Rural Community Health Scholars program

Steve Pobst
Williamson Co. Sheriff's Office holding Women's Self-Defense class

Williamson Co. Sheriff's Office holding Women's Self-Defense class

Marsha Heller
ISP reminded drivers to slow down on Speed Awareness Day

ISP reminded drivers to slow down on Speed Awareness Day

Kyle Hinton
$200K grant to improve children mental healthcare in southern IL

$200K grant to improve children mental healthcare in southern IL

James Long & Chris Drury
5th suspect in Pinckneyville teen's 2010 murder sentenced

5th suspect in Pinckneyville teen's 2010 murder sentenced

Marsha Heller
Illinois siblings rescued from lake after kayaks sank

Illinois siblings rescued from lake after kayaks sank

Tuesday, July 24th 2018, 6:33 am CDT
Chicago expected to pay $4 million in motorcyclist's death

Chicago expected to pay $4 million in motorcyclist's death

Tuesday, July 24th 2018, 6:27 am CDT
Mars is the closest to Earth as it's been in 15 years

Mars is the closest to Earth as it's been in 15 years

James Long
Harrisburg, IL mayor: "Enough is enough" to water line breaks

Harrisburg, IL mayor: "Enough is enough" to water line breaks

Brittany Jacob
Man tries to abduct young female in Miner, MO, still at large

Man tries to abduct young female in Miner, MO, still at large

James Long & Nathan Ellgren
Donations to SIU Carbondale increase by 25 percent

Donations to SIU Carbondale increase by 25 percent

Kyle Hinton
Gas line breach forces evacuation in Anna, IL

Gas line breach forces evacuation in Anna, IL

Marsha Heller
Trial to begin for man facing drug charges in Jackson County, IL

Trial to begin for man facing drug charges in Jackson County, IL

James Long & Kathy Sweeney
Empty train cars derailed in Mound City, IL

Empty train cars derailed in Mound City, IL

Jasmine Adams
6 Illinois students earn fellowships to fight gun violence

6 Illinois students earn fellowships to fight gun violence

Monday, July 23rd 2018, 6:54 am CDT
Opening Minds through Art program for those with neurocognitive disorders

Opening Minds through Art program for those with neurocognitive disorders

Justin Fischer
Combat Veteran Motorcycle Association to host memorial ride

Combat Veteran Motorcycle Association to host memorial ride

Kyle Hinton
81-year-old woman found after reported missing out of Mt. Vernon

81-year-old woman found after reported missing out of Mt. Vernon

Kaylie Ross
Fishermen studying Asian carp at Horseshoe Lake in Alexander Co.

Fishermen studying Asian carp at Horseshoe Lake in Alexander Co.

Nathan Ellgren
Harrisburg man found guilty of leading officers on chase

Harrisburg man found guilty of leading officers on chase

Kaylie Ross
Rend Lake Environmental Science Series: "Incredible Bats" and "Night Owls"

Rend Lake Environmental Science Series: "Incredible Bats" and "Night Owls"

Steve Pobst
BBB issues warning about a non-profit seeking new members

BBB issues warning about a non-profit seeking new members

Marsha Heller
Southern IL businesses highlighted for state's tourism growth

Southern IL businesses highlighted for state's tourism growth

Brittany Jacob
IL Senators announce more than $1M awarded to fire departments

IL Senators announce more than $1M awarded to fire departments

Jasmine Adams
K-9 officers get cooling vests from Carbondale, IL animal hospital

K-9 officers get cooling vests from Carbondale, IL animal hospital

Jasmine Adams
Graffiti damage under investigation in Chester, IL

Graffiti damage under investigation in Chester, IL

Marsha Heller
Police: Suspect caught after vehicle stolen in Vienna, IL

Police: Suspect caught after vehicle stolen in Vienna, IL

Kyle Hinton & James Long
Semi travels down embankment after crash on I-57 in Union Co., IL

Semi travels down embankment after crash on I-57 in Union Co., IL

James Long
Forgery, identity theft suspect wanted by Carbondale, IL police

Forgery, identity theft suspect wanted by Carbondale, IL police

Marsha Heller
Suspects wanted in Carbondale, IL liquor store theft

Suspects wanted in Carbondale, IL liquor store theft

Marsha Heller
Marion, IL PD investigating after man shot in chest

Marion, IL PD investigating after man shot in chest

Amber Ruch
Cairo gets $2M more for critical access hospital initiative

Cairo gets $2M more for critical access hospital initiative

Mike Mohundro
Benton police: Woman arrested for domestic battery

Benton police: Woman arrested for domestic battery

Jasmine Adams