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Kilgore: PTHS Ready for the School Year

Kilgore: PTHS Ready for the School Year

By Neil Doyle The school year is underway and students at Pontiac Township High School might see some new upgrades throughout the campus. Pontiac District 90 Superintendent Jon Kilgore told WJEZ’s Todd Wineburner plenty of maintenance and upgrades happened over the summer. New painting, light poles were replaced outside the building, and the tennis courts…MORE

Door-to-Door Solicitors Causing Concern in Dwight

Door-to-Door Solicitors Causing Concern in Dwight

By Neil Doyle Dwight Police are notifying the public to be cautious if salespeople come to the door. Officers issued two citations earlier this week. Police say two men were going door-to-door for electric energy alternatives. Police say both men have criminal histories and there have been no permits issued to this group. If these…MORE

Fatal Accident Information Released

Fatal Accident Information Released

By Neil Doyle The Livingston County Coroner has identified the man killed in a car and semi tractor-trailer crash over the weekend. Coroner Danny Watson said James Yordy II, 28, of rural Pontiac, died early Sunday. The crash remains under investigation by the coroner’s office and Illinois State Police. The accident happened around 1:30 a.m.…MORE

Red Cross Saluting Our Heroes Breakfast

Red Cross Saluting Our Heroes Breakfast

Join WJEZ and the American Red Cross of Central Illinois for the Saluting Our Heroes Breakfast on Thursday, November 7th, 2019 at The DoubleTree by Hilton in Bloomington from 7:30-9:00am. MORE

Radventure 2019: Cabo San Lucas

Radventure 2019: Cabo San Lucas

WJEZ and Direct Travel are here to bring you another incredible trip! This time get the chance to travel to the Hotel Riu Palace Baja California in Cabo San Lucas!MORE

Weekend Fatality Reported in Livingston County

Weekend Fatality Reported in Livingston County

By A.J. Harris A rural Pontiac man has been killed in a two-vehicle accident early yesterday (Sunday) morning in Livingston County. The victim’s vehicle and a semi-tractor trailer collided at the intersection of Illinois Route 47 and 2300 North Road near Saunemin. No details of the crash have been released and the man’s name has…MORE

Suspect in Custody After Fairbury Incident

Suspect in Custody After Fairbury Incident

By Neil Doyle A man who fled from police in Fairbury has turned himself in. Published reports say that Fairbury Police were called to the Circle K gas station Saturday night for an unknown problem. Officers located a man who had broken a car windshield and injured himself. According to police, the man fled the…MORE