WJBD Radio



Photo Galleries

Latest Gallery

Sports Gallery

View all your latest sports photos.

Email your photo to news@wjbdradio.com

Events Gallery

Storm Damage 7-13-16

Photo of the Day

Photo Of The Day

Brought to you by Marion County Savings Bank located in Salem, IL!

Media Center


FREE Desktop and iPhone Backgrounds

Check out our selection of WJBD backgrounds for your computer or cell phone.  

Audio Highlights

Salem City Series Game 3

Great baseball played on all Little League games.  The Salem City Series Game 3 broadcast is in full from 1350 AM WJBD.


Watch Videos 24/7!

Looking for on Demand Videos of local area events?  Watch them all here!   You can even watch LIVE events 24/7!

Homepage Local News

National News Tab

Three Injured in Two Vehicle Crash South of Sandoval

State Police say the crash occurred Friday night on US 51 at the Red Stripe Road when a southbound pickup made a left hand turn in front of a northbound van.

Southern Illinois Lacks Hospitals with Trauma Centers

CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) - Southern Illinois residents continue to lack easy access to hospitals with trauma centers that offer specialized care for severe injuries.

Safety Regulators Get Up for Higher Train Speeds in Illinois

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - Safety regulators have started warning motorists of faster trains along a high-speed rail corridor in Illinois months before Amtrak service at up to 110 mph is set to begin.

Mt. Vernon Man Killed at Home in Gary, Indiana

A 20-year-old Mt. Vernon man has died in a shooting at a home in Gary, Indiana.

Police Beat for Saturday, July 23rd, 2016

Illinois Governor Working with Police on Marijuana Bill

ACLU Praises New Illinois Limits on Cellphone Surveillance

Illinois Town Hopes Its Levee Can Be Inspected, Deemed Safe

Boy Scouts Faring Well a Year After Easing Ban on Gay Adults

Purple People Eater Balloon Returning to Balloon Fest

Special Court in Madison County Helps Veterans Avoid Jail

Water and Sewer Rates Going Up in Odin

South Central School Board Appoints New Board Member

Two Injured in Salem Accident

McLeansboro Teen Killed In Hamilton County Crash

Four Injured in Wayne County Crash

Rauner Vetoes Construction-Wage, Homecare-Worker Pay Hikes

Rauner OKs Regulating Police Use of Cell-Site Simulators

Illinois Supreme Court to Consider Remap Ballot Measure

Providers: Stop Gap Budget Won't Have 'Meaningful' Impact

Homepage National News

National News Tab

Small Plane Crashes Into House, Pilot and Homeowner Survive

iStock/Thinkstock(HADDAM, Conn.) — A small plane crashed into a house in Haddam, Connecticut, over the weekend, spiraling out of control and diving through the roof of Norman Hannenbaum's home. The plane landed just feet from where he was sitting inside the house."I was sitting on my sofa...then I hear this thump ...

Austin Police Chief ‘Sickened and Saddened’ at Arrest of Breaion King

Two Austin Police Department officers are now under investigation after dash-cam video shows one of the officers throwing a black woman to the ground during a traffic stop. A second video taken from inside the police car after the woman was arrested shows another officer suggesting to the woman that black people have ...

Massive LA-Area Fire Burns More Than 33,000 Acres

A massive Los Angeles-area wildfire has burned more than 33,000 acres, averaging about 10,000 acres a day, said Chief Mike Wakoski, Incident Commander So Cal Team 3.Firefighters have been working to battle the massive Sand Fire near Santa Clarita since Friday.The blaze is at 10 percent containment, officials said Mond ...

Dallas Police Applications up 344 Percent Since Deadly Cop Shootings

the 12 days following the shooting -- the department received 467 applications, or 38.9 applications per day.In total, this was a 344 percent increase since the shootings, police said.Applications "are steadily flowing in daily," police added.Two weeks ago, days after the tragic shootings, Dallas Police Chief David Br ...

Two Teens Identified as Victims in Deadly Shooting Outside Florida Club

Convention Security Concerns Shift to Philadelphia

Evacuations Underway as LA County Fire Explodes to 33,000 Acres

Two Dead, Up to 16 Injured at Florida Club Shooting

Deadly Heat Wave Claims at Least 11 Lives

Student Uses Twitter to Return Ivanka Trump’s Missing Earring from the RNC

Homepage Local Sports

National Sports Tab

Salem Post 128 Jr Legion Heads Back To State

METROPOLIS - The Salem Post 128 Junior Legion is returning to state in Decatur after finishing 2nd this weekend at the 5th Division Tournament.  

12u Wildcats Fall At Sectional

12u return trip to state not in the cards this year...

10u Wildcats Drop 2 State Games

Trip to state cut short for 10u Wildcats.

Gonzalez, Kendrick homer in Dodgers' 9-6 win over Cardinals

     ST. LOUIS (AP) - Adrian Gonzalez hit a grand slam and Howie Kendrick added a two-run homer, helping the Los Angeles Dodgers spoil Mike Mayers' major league debut in a 9-6 win over the St. Louis Cardinals Sunday night.

Homepage National Sports

National Sports Tab

Michael Jordan Breaks Silence on Race-Related Police Shootings

Streeter Lecka/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Basketball legend Michael Jordan lost his father, James, in 1993 after two men shot him to death in his car while he wa ...

New Zealand Athlete Claims He Was Kidnapped by Police in Rio

iStock/Thinkstock(RIO DE JANEIRO) — A New Zealand athlete claims that he was kidnapped by police at gunp ...

Twitter to Live Stream MLB, NHL Games

Hemera/Thinkstock(SAN FRANCISCO) — Fans can soon catch live streams of MLB and NHL games on Twitter. The ...

Big day for Piazza and Griffey Jr.

     COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) - Ken Griffey Jr. and Mike Piazza are the newest members of Basebal ...

Homepage Health

Entertainment Tab

Deaf Baby Bursts Into Giggles After Hearing His Mother for the First Time

Taryn Blair(NEW YORK) — An adorable video captures an Australian baby hearing his mother's voice for the first time and bursting into giggles after he's fitted ...

“Star Trek” Actress Zoe Saldana Reveals Autoimmune Disorder Diagnosis

Stuart C. Wilson/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Zoe Saldana has been diagnosed with Hashimoto’s thyroidi ...

Mom Uses Hypnosis as a Parenting Tool

ABC News(NEW YORK) — Hypnosis is a clinical technique typically used to treat conditions like anxiety an ...

Officials Warn of Spontaneous Combustion Risk of Linseed Oil

Summer is a popular time for home improvement projects, but officials are warning of a danger that many peopl ...


Entertainment Tab

"Doctor Strange," Baby Groot, Take Root at Comic Con

If you're a fan of Marvel movies, you were in heaven this weekend. All sorts of news from the comic book and film giant came out of Comic-Con in San Diego. Let's st ...

Comic-Con: "Black Panther" Stars Say Marvel's "Embracing...Diversity"

Marvel's Black Panther cast was unveiled over the weekend during Comic-Con in San Diego. We already knew Chad ...

Music All-Stars Tell Candidates to "Stop Using Our Songs"

Every election cycle, there’s always at least a few stories about candidates using a singer or band&rsq ...

"Star Trek Beyond" Lands in First Place at Weekend Box Office

 Star Trek Beyond beamed up to the top spot at the weekend box office. The third movie in the rebooted St ...

This Site logo