11/23/2014 6:36:41 AM
A 24-year prison sentence has been handed a Pekin man for selling heroin federal prosecutors say killed at least three people.
Assistant U.S. Attorney Tate Chambers says from 2008 until his arrest in...read more
11/23/2014 6:35:54 AM
A central Illinois woman has been indicted on theft charges for making unauthorized purchases on the credit card of a Washington tornado relief volunteer.
Reports indicate 58-year-old Marjorie Mesa o...read more
11/22/2014 7:07:49 AM
If you still have leaves to be cleaned up in your yard, this weekend may be the last opportunity if you want them picked up by the city.
Since October, the Streets Department has made the rounds acro...read more
11/22/2014 7:06:43 AM
This month, employees from the Farmer City Monsanto Production Site are joining them in their fight. The team collected food throughout November as part of the company’s third annual Rural Hunge...read more
11/22/2014 7:06:30 AM
The Freedom of Information Act allows people to get information from governmental entities but some lawmakers say that power can be abused. Governor Pat Quinn vetoed a measure that would allow governm...read more
11/22/2014 7:03:01 AM
An increase of the minimum wage will increase the burden on small businesses. That’s according to the Illinois Chamber of Commerce. Illinois News Network has the story:
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11/22/2014 7:01:06 AM
We've seen a drier and colder November than average. This weekend we'll see a couple inches of rain with warmer temperatures. The winter outlook also sees drier than usual conditions throughout Illino...read more
11/22/2014 6:59:33 AM
THE CON ARTISTS FREQUENTLY POSE AS LAWYERS, DEMANDING EXORBITANT FEES UPFRONT TO HELP WITH DOCUMENTATION AND OTHER PAPERWORK. MADIGAN SPOKESPERSON NATALIE BAUER SAY IT’S A PLOY THEY’VE SEE...read more
11/22/2014 6:58:04 AM
Lincoln Collection Curator James Cornelius says the new exhibit "Undying Words" features an all star cast of Lincoln historical documents...
The all-new exhibit deb...read more
11/21/2014 5:34:48 AM
The DeWitt County Board's last lame duck session saw many controversial agenda items tabled while the 2015 Budget and Levy were approved.
5 items on the agenda failed to see a vote at Thursday Night'...read more
11/21/2014 5:34:06 AM
Among the few agenda items approved at Thursday's DeWitt County Board meeting was a motion to approve a revised 2015 holiday schedule for county employees. Outgoing Vice-Chair Pete Daugherty sent out...read more
11/21/2014 10:14:45 AM
Clinton's Street Department will not be picking up leaves this morning.
Crews will be starting in Zone 5 today.
Please note November 26 will be the last day that crews will cycle t...read more
11/21/2014 5:44:01 AM
A more than 80-year-old monoplane popular with children at the McLean County Museum of History will soon be getting a new home.
The historic, single-seat 1932 Tilbury Flash was disassembled this week...read more
11/21/2014 5:28:11 AM
A controversial plan to change how the state doles out tax dollars to school districts drew hundreds of supporters and opponents to the Capitol Tuesday and was the subject of a 5 hour House committee ...read more
11/21/2014 5:26:47 AM
The state's unemployment rate is holding steady at six-point-six percent. Employment Security Spokesman Greg Rivara says the rate didn't change in the month of October, even though the state lost abou...read more
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