Illinois (WTHI) - Nationally, one in every 681 homes received a foreclosure notice in August. Locally, those numbers are much worse.
Illinois has the worst rate in the country, with one in every 298 homes receiving a notice.
Just over 8,500 homes statewide received a foreclosure notice in August.
These numbers are up 18% from last year and 37% from July.
In all, scheduled foreclosure auctions rose 116% and bank repossessions increased 41% from last year.
The holiday season is often a happy one for the whole family, but for those grieving the loss of a loved one it can be a difficult time of the year. One local family is carrying on the memory of their son during the holidays.
UPDATE: Around 9 a.m. on Saturday, the Terre Haute Police Department responded to the Statesman Inn room 144 at 1407 N 3rd Street. Officers found Randall Norton Jr, 21, with multiple stab wounds to his back and abdomen.
UPDATE: 3 people arrested in connection to shooting death.
Thanksgiving is a time to spend with family. For some people the term family goes beyond their children.
Thursday night’s church fire in Prairie Creek in Vigo County was still smoldering Friday afternoon.
UPDATE: An assault on Friday around 2 p.m. leaves one man seriously injured. Terre Haute Police responded to the 2100 block of Locust Street in Terre Haute after a report of a battery.