Aledo Man Facing Child Pornography Charges

Federal child pornography charges have been filed against an Aledo man.  35 year old Joaquin Cook is in U.S. Marshals Service custody.  The federal case against Cook was released last week.  He has pleaded not guilty to the charges with…

Weaver Talks Education & Budget

Local State Senator Chuck Weaver looking forward to his new role involving education in Illinois. And as far as a budget deal, still a long way to go says Weaver. Weaver represents Mercer County in the State Senate.