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Woman Loses Life Due to An Unfortunate Two-Vehicle Collision

On Friday, June 25 a 51-year-old woman involved in a two-vehicle car crash at the intersection of Bradley Avenue and Walnut Street in Champaign was pronounced dead at Carle Hospital in Urbana. Unfortunately, her life could not be saved as the damages caused by the crash were too severe. The Champaign Police Department is currently… Read More


Crash on I-57 near Pesotum

A crash on Interstate 57 in southern Champaign County resulted in the death of one and the serious injury of another. According to Illinois State Police, a Nissan van was traveling south on I-57 when, about a mile south of the exit for U.S. 45 at Pesotum, it collided with the rear of a second… Read More


Deadly Champaign Intersection Crash

Early morning on Saturday, April 10th, a collision at an intersection in northwest Champaign resulted in the death of one person and the injury of two others. According to reports, the driver of a Toyota SUV collided with a Lincoln SUV while traveling through the intersection of Mattis and Bradley avenues. The crash resulted in… Read More


Illegal Lane Change Results in Crash

A woman was injured in an accident on the Cunningham Avenue exit ramp off of interstate 74. The incident occurred Friday afternoon when a pickup truck pulling a utility trailer and a Honda Accord were both exiting I-74 at the Cunningham Avenue exit. Both vehicles involved in the collision were planning to turn left on… Read More


Deadly Car Crash in Iroquois County

A tragic car crash led to the death of a Champaign firefighter and his wife as well as serious injuries to two other locals. The collision occurred in Iroquois County at a rural intersection about five miles southwest of Watseka and about five miles due west of Woodland. The Iroquois County Sheriff’s Office did not… Read More


Fatal Crash on I-72

Three vehicles were involved in a fatal collision in the evening on Wednesday, August 5th near milepost 150 on Interstate 72. The crash, which happened in Macon County, occurred when a service truck was working on a broken down semi-truck on the side of the road. Another semi rear-ended the broken down semi and proceeded… Read More


COVID-19 Outbreaks in Long-Term Care Facilities

Update: As of August 6th, it has been reported that Ford County saw 13 new COVID-19 cases. Of those 13, eight are linked to the Accolade Healthcare of Paxton on Pells long-care facility. Accolade Healthcare of Paxton houses 106 beds in their facility. All of the residents who tested positive were asymptomatic according to Jason… Read More


Champaign County Affected by Contaminated Lettuce

The Champaign-Urbana Public Health District is reporting six cases of cyclosporiasis, an intestinal illness believed to be linked to packaged lettuce mix. This illness, caused by the microscopic Cyclospora parasite, is now part of a multi-state outbreak that has affected people in Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota,… Read More


Three Casualties in I-57 Crash

The Coles County Chief Deputy Coroner Michael Bennett confirmed that a deadly crash on I-57 has resulted in the death of three people. Police are working to identify the victims and notify their families. According to reports, traffic had slowed to a stop due to an earlier incident. Due to the collision, vehicles were backed up… Read More


Andy Purcell Discusses the Importance of Stop on Red Week

In Honor of National stop on Red Week, which is recognized August 4th through 10th, Associate Attorney. Andy Purcell stopped by Miner Media and spoke with the DJ’s at River Country and the Valley to discuss safe driving