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WEATHER ALERT: Severe storms expected late this afternoon and evening

Winter Storm Warning continues until Saturday morning for most of Central Illinois

Illinois Public Media is tracking a winter storm system. Forecasters expect it to bring blowing snow and dangerously cold temperatures to Central Illinois on December 22 and 23. This story will be updated with posts from Chambana Weather meteorologist Andrew Pritchard and the National Weather Service. Closings and cancellations are being updated here. Updated Friday […]

217 Today: Looking back on 100 years of WILL-AM’s agricultural programming

Friday, December 23, 2022 Today’s headlines: Illinois State Senator Scott Bennett’s widow will finish out the last three weeks of his term, ending Jan. 11. The temperature at Willard Airport fell more than 30 degrees in eight hours on Thursday as a winter storm brought snow, wind and sub-zero temperatures to central Illinois. Homeless shelters […]

Brown scores 31, Missouri upsets No. 16 Illinois 93-71

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Kobe Brown set career highs with 31 points and eight assists, and D’Moi Hodge added 20 points to lead Missouri to a 93-71 upset of No. 16 Illinois in their annual neutral site contest. Brown’s 31 points were the most in school history against Illinois. Terrence Shannon Jr scored 22 points […]

A massive winter storm is sweeping across the U.S., making holiday travel dangerous

Updated December 22, 2022 at 10:06 PM ET WASHINGTON — On a day when millions of Americans were expected to be traveling for the winter holidays, a massive cold weather system marched across most of the contiguous United States, bringing record-breaking cold, gusty winds and dangerous precipitation to states from Montana to Alabama. The National […]