Ford County

Illinois Daycare Bomb Threat Leads to Employee Arrest

CARTERVILLE, Ill. - Tension gripped Williamson County when Little Treasures Child Development Center received ambiguous yet alarming text threats on Wednesday.  According to Williamson County Sheriff’s Department reports, the messages, spanning...

Michigan Teen’s Sinister Digital Trail Exposes Double Homicide Plot

ST. JOSEPH COUNTY, Ind. - A chilling electronic footprint and incriminating testimony have led to a guilty verdict for...

Gravel-Triggered Motorcycle Accident in Michigan Raises Safety Concerns

VOLINIA TOWNSHIP, Mich. - A sudden encounter with gravel led to a distressing motorcycle mishap in Cass County yesterday...

Major I-55 Gasoline Spill Alert: Multi-Vehicle Crash Causes Delays & Injuries in Plainfield

PLAINFIELD – Southbound I-55 is expected to remain closed until the early afternoon today following a hazardous crash that...

Chicago Man’s Hinsdale Boutique Break-In Tests Limits of Safe-T-Act’s Release Policies

HINSDALE, Ill. — A Chicago man arrested in connection with a May 25th burglary of a Hinsdale Store has...

Ford County on High Alert: West Nile Positive Detected 

FORD COUNTY – In a concerning development, the Ford County Public Health Department (FCPHD) has confirmed the discovery of two birds in the region that...

Two Illinois Teens Killed in State Route 49 Crash

Rankin, IL - In a tragic two-vehicle crash on State Route 49 at 3550 North Rd., two teens lost their lives early Tuesday.  Vermilion County Coroner...

Gibson City Faces Simultaneous Water Crisis: Drought, Water Shortage, Lawn Restrictions, and Boil Order

GIBSON CITY, IL - Gibson City finds itself in the midst of an unexpected water crisis as the community contends with a series of compounding...

Illinois High School Student Killed in Tragic Rollover Crash in Ford County

GIBSON CITY, IL - A fatal car crash Tuesday afternoon claimed the life of Colin Kristensen, a vibrant 17-year-old student at Gibson City High School. The...

Fire reignites in downtown Gibson City; several pets died in blaze

GIBSON CITY, Ill. — Flames and smoke were once again visible in a building adjacent to the apartment building where a fire started and spread...

Gibson City Firefighters Battle Seven-Hour Blaze; Prompting Voluntary Water Restrictions Thursday

GIBSON CITY - A massive fire broke out early Thursday morning in a commercial building located in the 100 block of N Sangamon Avenue at...
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