9/22/2014 6:45:24 AM
A very short DeWitt County Board Meeting saw one Board Member presenting a personal statement over recent budget proceedings. Board member Terry Hoffman spoke his thoughts regarding last Tuesday's sp...read more
9/22/2014 6:43:08 AM
The Clinton Fire Department and Clinton Police Department could soon be seen rolling through the streets of the city in new vehicles.
Clinton Fire Chief Shawn Milton indicates his department is purch...read more
9/22/2014 6:38:53 AM
An Illinois appeals court has ruled that a Logan Correctional Center inmate must pay nearly $20,000 from a lawsuit settlement he received toward the cost of his incarceration.
The Fourth District App...read more
9/22/2014 6:38:37 AM
A central Illinois man was sentenced Friday to 50 years in prison after admitting he killed a 2-year-old boy by slamming him against a wall after the child would not stop jumping on a bed.
Reports in...read more
9/22/2014 6:38:21 AM
Prosecutors in central Illinois have charged a man in connection with the discovery of a Decatur woman's body in a shed.
Reports indicate Bradley D. Perkins, 40, is charged in Sangamon County with co...read more
9/22/2014 6:38:00 AM
A Peoria man was arrested after authorities said he drove his truck into the Illinois River and then swam away to avoid officers.
Officers with Peoria Police Department responded to Galena Marina on ...read more
9/22/2014 6:37:39 AM
University of Illinois Board of Trustees Chairman Chris Kennedy said in a newspaper interview published Friday that the university was right to deny a faculty job to a professor whose anti-Israel Twit...read more
9/22/2014 6:37:20 AM
Farming claimed the lives of 21 people in Illinois from July 2013 through June, nearly double the number of deaths during the same period a year earlier, according to Bloomington-based Country Financi...read more
9/22/2014 6:36:55 AM
Two Illinois state agencies will accept applications for medical marijuana businesses until 3 p.m. Monday.
The Department of Financial and Professional Regulation and the Department of Agriculture wi...read more
9/22/2014 6:36:36 AM
With a Monday afternoon deadline approaching, people who want to own medical marijuana businesses in Illinois are hurrying to complete their applications for a limited number of permits.
Two state ag...read more
9/22/2014 6:36:09 AM
A campaign to remind people to stay off city train tracks appears to be paying off as the Chicago Transit Authority said reports of people trespassing on its tracks have dropped significantly in the l...read more
9/22/2014 6:35:53 AM
The Illinois Chamber of Commerce is backing Bruce Rauner for governor. It's the largest business association in the state. The group's CEO calls Rauner a champion for job creation and says...read more
9/22/2014 6:35:31 AM
A southern Illinois prosecutor wants doctors to participate in a prescription monitoring program that aims to stop heroin abuse.
St. Clair County State's Attorney Brendan Kelly and St. Clair County M...read more
9/22/2014 6:35:15 AM
A Chicago hedge fund manager has donated another $1 million to GOP Illinois governor candidate Bruce Rauner, according to state campaign records.
Citadel LLC founder and CEO Kenneth Griffin's donatio...read more
9/22/2014 6:33:31 AM
When a group of historians gathered last spring in Omaha to discuss the revival of teaching Middle America's history, among their plans had been to start an online Midwest history journal.
Instead, t...read more
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