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Interrupters Announce Tour With Dropkick Murphys

Interrupters Announce Tour With Dropkick Murphys

The Interrupters have announced that they are going on tour with The Dropkick Murphys for their “Turn Up That Dial Tour 2022” which will be in Ireland, the UK, and Europe. If you feel like doing a little bit of traveling to see them, purchase your tickets here!       

Glass Animals Announce “Dreamland” Tour

Glass Animals Announce “Dreamland” Tour

Glass Animals have been blowing up! They have appeared on TV shows such as The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon and The Ellen Degeneres Show. Now they have announced their 21-22 “Dreamland” tour that kicks off in August 2021. Read more on the tour here! Here are the tour dates: 2021: August 30 – Lewiston,…

Flaming Lips North American Tour Announced

Flaming Lips North American Tour Announced

Flaming Lips is kicking off a tour to promote their 2020 album, “American Head” beginning in August. The dates are as follows: August 20th, 2021 – Ogden, UT @ Ogden Amphitheatre August 21st, 2021 – Las Vegas, NV @ Psycho Las Vegas   November 7th, 2021 – Philadelphia, PA @ The Fillmore November 8th, 2021…

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Two Deaths Reported Among 40 New Cases of COVID-19 in Region

Two Deaths Reported Among 40 New Cases of COVID-19 in Region

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health Wednesday reported 2,410 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois, including 30 additional deaths. Two deaths were reported by southern Illinois health departments among 40 new cases of coronavirus. Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 1,346,398 cases, including 22,096 deaths. Local case breakdown: Williamson County: 10 Franklin County:…

Jury Trial Set for Mt. Vernon Man Accused of Murdering Father

Jury Trial Set for Mt. Vernon Man Accused of Murdering Father

JEFFERSON COUNTY – A Monday jury trial was confirmed in Jefferson County Court Tuesday for a 31-year-old Mt. Vernon man accused of murdering his father last year. Traviel C. Gibson has been found mentally fit to stand trial on the three counts first degree murder and one count Class 2 felony robbery. According to Mt. Vernon Police, on the…

Over $1B Sold of Cannabis in Illinois Since Legalization

Over $1B Sold of Cannabis in Illinois Since Legalization

SPRINGFIELD – Licensed legal cannabis stores have sold more than $1 billion of cannabis since the drug was legalized in January 2020. April sales jumped nearly $6 million from March to nearly $115 million dollars sold. But, that’s not as large of a monthly increase as was experienced with March’s $109 million in sales. That was…

Two Fairfield Men Connected to Norris City Burglary Sentenced

Two Fairfield Men Connected to Norris City Burglary Sentenced

WHITE COUNTY – Two Fairfield men were sentenced in White County Court Wednesday to the Illinois Department of Corrections in connection with a residential burglary that happened March 11 in Norris City. White County State’s Attorney Denton Aud said 22-year-old Caleb M. Czak was sentenced to five years in IDOC with two years of mandatory supervised release…

Railroad Crossing Repairs to Close Benton Streets

Railroad Crossing Repairs to Close Benton Streets

BENTON – Railroad crossing repairs will force some street closures in Benton in the coming days. According to the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT), Illinois 14/Bailey Lane will be closed just east of Illinois 37/North Main Street between Grand and Frisco streets on Thursday, May 20 from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Illinois 34/East Main Street just…

Five Injured in Williamson County Accident Tuesday Morning

Five Injured in Williamson County Accident Tuesday Morning

WILLIAMSON COUNTY – Five people were injured in a two-vehicle accident in Williamson County Tuesday morning. According to Illinois State Police, a pickup truck, driven by a 17-year-old male from Marion, was traveling south on Paulton Road and was stopped at a yield sign in the center median with Illinois 13 as a SUV, driven by 34-year-old…

Portion of Westbound I-24 at Metropolis to Close Wednesday

Portion of Westbound I-24 at Metropolis to Close Wednesday

METROPLOIS – The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) said westbound I-24, from milepost 37 at Metropolis to milepost 27, will be closed from 8 p.m. Wednesday until 6 a.m. Thursday for emergency pavement patching. Motorists traveling westbound I-24 are advised use US 45 to Illinois 145, Illinois 145 to Illinois 146, then Illinois 146 to I-24.…

Pritzker: Illinois on Track to Enter Phase Five in July

Pritzker: Illinois on Track to Enter Phase Five in July

SPRINGFIELD (IOCI RADIO) – If COVID-19 numbers continue to improve, Gov. JB Pritzker said Illinois is “on track” to enter Phase Five in July. Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced that her goal is to fully reopen the city by July 4. Pritzker called it “a real possibility,” so long as the variants don’t cause an…

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