The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

A member of the Charleston Police Department picks up debris from the five-car accident that happened on the intersection of Lincoln Ave. and University Drive on Sept. 19, 2021.

High-speed chase leads to 5-vehicle wreck

Corryn Brock and Ryan Meyer September 20, 2021

A high-speed chase that began in Mattoon Sunday afternoon led to a 5-vehicle car wreck at the corner of University Drive and Lincoln Avenue in Charleston near CVS. At least one person was airlifted due...

CFD testing quality of fire hydrants in June

Logan Raschke, Editor-in-Chief May 28, 2019

The Charleston Fire Department is testing the city’s fire hydrants in June, and this testing is important because it affects everyone’s insurance premiums and safety. Fire chief Steve Bennett...

City council proclaim fire prevention week

Blake Warman, Staff Reporter September 15, 2014

Charleston City Council plans to proclaim Fire Prevention Week from Oct. 5 until Oct. 11. The council will meet to review the proclamation at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the council chambers at City Hall. The...

Captain James Calvert looks at a thermal imaging camera to see the heat from the fire in walls during a fire training session Wednesday at an Eastern building, located one block south of Lincoln Avenue on Ninth Street.

Fire department trains, put out fire in Eastern building

Amanda Wilkinson, Online Editor June 10, 2014

The Charleston Fire Department took part in fire investigation training Wednesday by setting fires in an Eastern building and putting them out. Captain Mark Beabout said the Eastern building, located...

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