4/23/2014 7:06:58 AM
Illinois high school sports officials have voted to eliminate full pads from summer football practices.
The Illinois High School Association announced results of a vote on the issue on Tuesday. IHSA ...read more
4/23/2014 6:55:35 AM
Some heated discussion developed during the Marina portion of Thursday's DeWitt County Board Meeting.
Board Member Danny Ballenger asked to speak to the Board regarding ADA compliance at the Clinton ...read more
4/23/2014 6:51:50 AM
At Monday's Clinton City Council meeting, the Council made the decision to negate a line item in the Dr. John Warner Hospital's budget to have an outside management overview the hospital.
Prior to th...read more
4/23/2014 6:48:35 AM
Efforts by the nation's corn growers to get their crops planted in key grain states continue to sputter.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture says just 6 percent of this year's corn crop is in the grou...read more
4/23/2014 6:48:07 AM
The Illinois Department of Natural Resources says crews are trying to finish a series of controlled burns around the state.
According to reports, the fires that are deliberately set to stimulate cert...read more
4/23/2014 6:47:37 AM
The University of Illinois will start installing meters at disabled parking spaces on campus.
Reports indicate the school plans to install 150 meters at disabled parking spaces where there previously...read more
4/23/2014 6:47:06 AM
House Speaker Michael Madigan has been elected to his fifth term as chairman of the Illinois Democratic party.
The Chicago Democrat received near unanimous support from the party's state central comm...read more
4/23/2014 6:46:29 AM
Eastern Illinois University will open a new Center for Clean Energy Research and Education on Friday.
The university said in a news release Tuesday that the 5,000-square-foot building will be home to...read more
4/23/2014 6:46:01 AM
The Springfield Police Department is denying the "State Journal-Register" newspaper access to documents pertaining to the arrest of an officer charged with a DUI. The paper was refused its Freed...read more
4/23/2014 6:45:41 AM
Mayor Emanuel is taking exception to a round of robo-calls made by the gubernatorial campaign of Republican nominee Bruce Rauner. The phone calls are being made to homeowners in Chicago, informi...read more
4/23/2014 6:45:16 AM
A Chicago attorney is asking a judge to order an investigation into hiring under Gov. Pat Quinn, saying there's an "embedded culture of patronage practices" in Illinois government.
Michael Shakman's ...read more
4/23/2014 6:44:49 AM
A state audit has found that money intended to train police officers and coroners in Illinois was misspent on food and rooms at seminars.
The report by Auditor General William Holland released Tuesda...read more
4/22/2014 6:54:28 AM
Handling child abuse situations can be one of the more delicate situations a parent or guardian may ever be faced with.
Many times parents may not know for sure if their child has been abused in some...read more
4/22/2014 6:50:46 AM
We may be getting a bit of rain and warm weather now, but it may be a little too late to save the peach crop in Illinois. The Farm Bureau's John Hawkins say the harsh winter weather may have destroyed...read more
4/22/2014 6:49:48 AM
Illinois taxpayers have been paying the medical costs for dead people. A state audit reveals the Medicaid system dished out more than 12-million-dollars to pay the expenses and now Governor Quinn says...read more
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