Joey Watson, a trooper with the Illinois State Police, stops by The Morning Newswatch to discuss the increased roadside safety checks being administered by ISP during the Thanksgiving week.

Warning Coordination Meteorologist for the Paducah National Weather Service Office Rick Shanklin joins The Morning Newswatch....
U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) joins The Morning Newswatch....
Illinois State Senator Dale Fowler (R-Harrisburg) joins The Morning Newswatch....