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 worker from CJs Towing hooks up one of the damaged vehicles to the towing jack Thursday afternoon at the intersection of Division Street and Madison Avenue. The accident involved two vehicles with both people involved uninjured according to Charleston police.

Two-vehicle accident on Division, Madison intersection results no injuries

Staff Report November 3, 2022

On Thursday afternoon, two vehicles were involved in a car accident on the intersection of Division St. and Madison Ave. in Charleston. Airbags were deployed and both vehicles were towed from the accident. No...

The Charleston Fire Department and Charleston Police Department respond to a two vehicle accident on University Drive and West Grant Avenue Monday afternoon. Two people were transported to the hospital.

Two-vehicle accident on University Drive sends two to hospital

News Staff October 3, 2022

A two vehicle accident on University Drive and W Grant Ave occurred late Monday afternoon with two being transported to the hospital. The Charleston Police Department and Charleston Fire Department...

Debris from the deceased man’s car who drove into oncoming traffic causing the five-car accident at the intersection of Lincoln Avenue and University Drive on Sept. 19, 2021.

Scanner audio sheds light on fatal 7-vehicle wreck

Corryn Brock, Editor-in-Chief October 18, 2021

Editor's note: The following story is based on scanner audio from Sept. 19. Timestamps next to subheadings correspond with the attached audio clip.  The scanner audio from Sept. 19 shows what led up...

Members of the Charleston Police and Fire Departments assist at the two-vehicle crash on Route 16 and Deerpass Road Monday evening.

Two motorcyclist deaths confirmed in Charleston

Corryn Brock, Editor-in-Chief October 5, 2021

Coles County Coroner Ed Schniers confirmed the deaths of two motorcyclists, one on Monday and the other early Tuesday. The first fatality was Jeffery B. Storm, 67, of Mattoon. He was pronounced dead at...

Letter from the Editor: How we covered the car wreck Sunday

Letter from the Editor: How we covered the car wreck Sunday

Corryn Brock, Editor-in-Chief September 20, 2021

Multiple questions have been brought to The News about how we covered the news of the car wreck Sunday afternoon and why we chose to cover it the way we did. As Editor-in-Chief and one of the three...

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 19, 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...

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