3/6/2014 5:26:41 AM
Early voting has started for Illinois' March 18 primary but one Republican gubernatorial candidate says it's not always a good idea to cast an early ballot.
State Sen. Kirk Dillard told reporters Wed...read more
3/6/2014 5:26:05 AM
Kirk Dillard may not be leading in the polls, but he keeps getting the backing of major unions in his bid for governor. AFSCME Council 31 is the latest to give him a vote of approval. They...read more
3/6/2014 5:25:18 AM
The state is pitching in 45-million-dollars to help towns across the state rebuild after the November tornadoes. IEMA Director Jonathon Monken says it’ll provide much needed relief to those stru...read more
3/6/2014 5:24:09 AM
Late-night TV viewers in some cities will soon see ads touting doctors who can write prescriptions for pot.
The light-hearted spot begins with a shady character pus...read more
3/6/2014 5:21:12 AM
There's no more dangerous place to live in the country than East St. Louis. NeighborhoodScout.com ranked the 100 most dangerous cities in the country based on 2012 violent crime statistics from ...read more
3/6/2014 5:20:13 AM
Lawmakers are moving forward with creating an exclusion list of people the Illinois Gaming Board deems shouldn't be involved with video gambling.
The measure is sponsored by Chicago Democratic Sen. I...read more
3/6/2014 5:19:34 AM
Illinois lawmakers have mixed thoughts on a proposal that would allow communities around the state to install speed cameras, which are only allowed in Chicago.
Reports indicate the measure by Collins...read more
3/4/2014 11:09:38 AM
A week removed from announcing a decision not to renew the contract of Dr. John Warner Hospital CEO Earl Sheehy, the leadership Board of the city-owned hospital has released a statement on the situati...read more
3/4/2014 11:01:36 AM
The February jury calendar in DeWitt County has concluded. Of those cases presented to a jury, two involved felony charges. Both cases were tried by DeWitt County State’s Attorney Karle Koritz. ...read more
3/5/2014 5:37:12 AM
A local museum is a couple months away from receiving a new location and facelift.
The Lincoln Heritage Museum is located on the campus of Lincoln College in Lincoln and is the oldest college named f...read more
3/5/2014 5:34:54 AM
A local State Representative is looking to finally get a bill pushed through that addresses welfare recipients and drug testing.
After many failed attempts at the legislation, State Representative Bi...read more
3/5/2014 5:33:25 AM
Authorities have opened an arson investigation after a house fire in central Illinois sent two people to the hospital.
Reports indicate firefighters brought the Tuesday morning fire in Bloomington un...read more
3/5/2014 5:32:59 AM
Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn is calling disappointing the decision by the Federal Emergency Management Agency denying the state's appeal for federal disaster assistance for local governments impacted by th...read more
3/5/2014 5:32:29 AM
Gov. Pat Quinn is to visit several Illinois communities hit by deadly tornadoes after federal officials denied the state's appeal for local governments to get disaster assistance.
Quinn's public sche...read more
3/5/2014 5:31:55 AM
LEGISLATION BANNING SMOKING WHILE KIDS ARE IN THE CAR IS STARTING TO MAKE SOME HEADWAY AT THE STATE CAPITOL.
A SENATE COMMITTEE APPROVED THE MEASURE MAKING IT ILLEGAL TO SMOKE WHILE CHILDREN ARE IN T...read more
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