Katelynn Cook-McCutcheon, 28, of Warrenton, Missouri, died after she was ejected from the vehicle in the single-car accident at about 4:21 p.m. Friday. The accident involved the vehicle losing a tire and flipping over the median on Interstate 55, according to Illinois State Police.
After opening for one week of classes, one Illinois school district moved to virtual learning last week due to an increase in cases of COVID-19, district officials said.
A man charged with murder has escaped from a southern Illinois jail, authorities say.
Central Illinois' rural counties are not exempt from the drug addiction epidemic ravaging households.