Articles by Andrew Ball

University of Iowa student dies after being found outside

IOWA CITY, Iowa (NEWS3) – A University of Iowa student is dead after being found outside of a campus building Wednesday. According to a release from the university, University of Iowa Police discovered Gerald Belz unresponsive…


SIU Edwardsville faces backlash after decision to hold classes

EDWARDSVILLE, Illinois (NEWS3) – Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is facing backlash after classes were held Wednesday despite dangerous wind chills across much of the Midwest. SIU’s Edwardsville campus remained open as wind chills reached 30…


Trains to and from Chicago cancelled Wednesday

CHICAGO (NEWS3) – Due to extreme cold and dangerous wind chills, all trains to and from Chicago have been cancelled for Wednesday. Cancelled trains include short-distance corridor trains and long-distance overnight trains. Short-distance corridor trains have…


Thousands of Ameren customers without power in Illinois

WESTERN ILLINOIS (NEWS3) — As dangerous temperatures and life-threatening wind chills sweep through Illinois, thousands of Ameren customers are without power. As of 9:50 a.m. Wednesday, 515 customers in western Illinois were without power. In…


ISP captures rare western Illinois “wildlife”

MACOMB, Illinois (NEWS3) – As dangerous wind chills move into western Illinois, Illinois State Police is reminding residents to avoid some rare “wildlife.” District 14 officers toured the region and captured photos of “some wildlife…