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Amber Alert Fabricated: Stolen Car Story Was Fake, Sheriff Says - Patch.com

Amber Alert Fabricated: Stolen Car Story Was Fake, Sheriff Says  Patch.com

Baby - Across Illinois, IL - Three people reportedly stole a car in Farmington, Illinois, with 13-month-old Bentley Dutz in the back seat.

Published on 16 December 2018 | 4:39 am


Former Boynton Beach star Trequan Smith returns home with Northern Illinois for Boca Bowl - WPEC

Former Boynton Beach star Trequan Smith returns home with Northern Illinois for Boca Bowl  WPEC

Boca Raton Bowl week is exciting for any College Football fan in Palm Beach County, but it's even more exciting for the players involved who happen to be from ...

Published on 16 December 2018 | 3:25 am


It's warming up but winter sports park in Illinois still open for business - KWQC-TV6

It's warming up but winter sports park in Illinois still open for business  KWQC-TV6

Andalusia, IL (KWQC) - The temperatures are warming up this weekend but there's still snow on the ground at Snowstar winter sports park in Andalusia.

Published on 16 December 2018 | 3:00 am


Proposed Illinois wind farm faces opposition - Herald & Review

Proposed Illinois wind farm faces opposition  Herald & Review

VALMEYER — Environmentalists in southern Illinois have raised concerns that a proposed wind turbine project will diminish the area's natural beauty and hurt ...

Published on 16 December 2018 | 1:15 am


Peoria doctor Raymond Bertino opposes the proposed legalization of marijuana in Illinois for recreational purposes - Peoria Journal Star

Peoria doctor Raymond Bertino opposes the proposed legalization of marijuana in Illinois for recreational purposes  Peoria Journal Star

Debate on whether recreational use of marijuana should become legal in Illinois is shifting from candidates' opinions to evidence of benefit and harm.The advice ...

Published on 16 December 2018 | 12:47 am


ISU's Evans aims to break out of shooting slump - Bloomington Pantagraph

ISU's Evans aims to break out of shooting slump  Bloomington Pantagraph

NORMAL — Ask Keyshawn Evans about the left foot he injured during the preseason and he quickly says, "I'm good. No pain."

Published on 16 December 2018 | 12:30 am


Facts Matter: Residents leaving Illinois will not be charged a fee - Chicago Daily Herald

Facts Matter: Residents leaving Illinois will not be charged a fee  Chicago Daily Herald

A post circulating on Facebook this month said Illinois Gov.-elect J.B. Pritzker proposed charging a fee to residents who move out of the state. The post targeting ...

Published on 15 December 2018 | 11:16 pm


Dog in Illinois requires pain pills for horrific mange infection, rescue center says - Fox News

Dog in Illinois requires pain pills for horrific mange infection, rescue center says  Fox News

A rescue center in Monmouth, Illinois claims a dog with a severe case of mange requires pain pills to manage the agonizing skin infection.

Published on 15 December 2018 | 10:03 pm


No. 14 Buffalo tops So. Illinois 73-65, improves to 10-0 - Minneapolis Star Tribune

No. 14 Buffalo tops So. Illinois 73-65, improves to 10-0  Minneapolis Star Tribune

After surviving a surprising challenge on its home floor, Buffalo is ready for a challenging road ahead.

Published on 15 December 2018 | 9:26 pm


Justice scores 20 and IUPUI defeats W. Illinois 82-68 - WREX-TV

Justice scores 20 and IUPUI defeats W. Illinois 82-68  WREX-TV

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Camron Justice dropped four 3-pointers, scored 20 points with seven assists and IUPUI stifled Western Illinois over the final six.

Published on 15 December 2018 | 8:33 pm


Illinois State will buy 80 acres to expand University Farm - Chicago Daily Herald

Illinois State will buy 80 acres to expand University Farm  Chicago Daily Herald

Illinois State University will buy about 80 acres to expand the central Illinois farm operated by the university's agriculture department.

Published on 15 December 2018 | 7:07 pm


Dollar General Bowl Countdown: Northern Illinois defeats Arkansas State 38-20 in 13th game - AL.com

Dollar General Bowl Countdown: Northern Illinois defeats Arkansas State 38-20 in 13th game  AL.com

Northern Illinois quarterback Chandler Harnish passes against Arkansas State during the GoDaddy.com Bowl on Jan. 8, 2012, at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in ...

Published on 15 December 2018 | 6:01 pm


No. 1 player in Illinois, Trevor Keegan, commits to Michigan - MLive.com

No. 1 player in Illinois, Trevor Keegan, commits to Michigan  MLive.com

Michigan has another offensive lineman for its 2019 recruiting class. Trevor Keegan, a four-star tackle and the No. 1 player in the state of Illinois, gave his verbal ...

Published on 15 December 2018 | 5:19 pm


Illinois town may nearly double mayor’s salary - The News Tribune

Illinois town may nearly double mayor’s salary  The News Tribune

A central Illinois community may nearly double the next mayor's salary and also give raises to city council members.

Published on 15 December 2018 | 5:18 pm


Foecke, Maloney will resilient Huskers to five-set rally against Illinois; No. 1 Stanford is next - Lincoln Journal Star

Foecke, Maloney will resilient Huskers to five-set rally against Illinois; No. 1 Stanford is next  Lincoln Journal Star

MINNEAPOLIS — Down, and dangerously close to out, the Nebraska volleyball team lived life on the edge for about 90 minutes on Thursday in a match against ...

Published on 15 December 2018 | 5:08 pm


PREVIEW: Illinois vs. East Tennessee State - 247Sports

PREVIEW: Illinois vs. East Tennessee State  247Sports

Lead basketball reporter Derek Piper previews Illinois' matchup with East Tennessee State on Saturday.

Published on 15 December 2018 | 4:57 pm


Proposed southern Illinois wind farm faces opposition - KTVI Fox 2 St. Louis

Proposed southern Illinois wind farm faces opposition  KTVI Fox 2 St. Louis

VALMEYER, Ill. _ Environmentalists in southern Illinois have raised concerns that a proposed wind turbine project will diminish the area's natural beauty and ...

Published on 15 December 2018 | 4:41 pm


Illinois Football: Illini target Peyton Powell reopens recruitment - Writing Illini

Illinois Football: Illini target Peyton Powell reopens recruitment  Writing Illini

The Illinois football team could use more help for 2019. One of the Illini targets, Peyton Powell, has reopened his recruitment.

Published on 15 December 2018 | 2:52 pm


Stewardson-Strasburg High School announces Illinois State Scholars - Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

Stewardson-Strasburg High School announces Illinois State Scholars  Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

STRASBURG – Stewardson-Strasburg High School Principal Justin Deters has announced via a press release that five students from the Stewardson-Strasburg ...

Published on 15 December 2018 | 2:15 pm


Illinois Republicans stunned after Gov. Rauner admits to recruiting 4 others to run in November gubernatorial race - WLS-TV

Illinois Republicans stunned after Gov. Rauner admits to recruiting 4 others to run in November gubernatorial race  WLS-TV

Gov. Bruce Rauner caused a firestorm within the Republican Party by admitting Thursday in an exclusive ABC7 interview that he had recruited four people to ...

Published on 15 December 2018 | 1:30 pm


Nebraska volleyball players eager for chance to break season tie with Illinois, this time at the Final Four - Lincoln Journal Star

Nebraska volleyball players eager for chance to break season tie with Illinois, this time at the Final Four  Lincoln Journal Star

Here we go again, with the Nebraska volleyball team set to play a familiar opponent in the NCAA Tournament, with this match coming on the biggest stage in the ...

Published on 15 December 2018 | 12:28 pm


Illinois professor fired for falsifying research - KWQC-TV6

Illinois professor fired for falsifying research  KWQC-TV6

URBANA, Illinois (AP) - The University of Illinois has fired a professor who was accused of falsifying research. Fei Wang worked in the School of Molecular and ...

Published on 15 December 2018 | 11:15 am


Illinois prep roundup: Hammel's 30 points keep Titans perfect - Herald-Whig

Illinois prep roundup: Hammel's 30 points keep Titans perfect  Herald-Whig

Drake Hammel scored a game-high 30 points to lead the West Hancock boys basketball team to a 61-47 victory over Western Friday night in Hamilton. Hammel ...

Published on 15 December 2018 | 6:15 am


Hepatitis-A Cases Spike In Illinois - CBS Chicago

Hepatitis-A Cases Spike In Illinois  CBS Chicago

CHICAGO (CBS)–Health officials are urging people to get vaccinated, after a recent spike in Hepatitis-A cases. The Illinois Department of Public Health is ...

Published on 15 December 2018 | 4:56 am


University of Illinois professor fired for falsifying data in grant applications - Chicago Tribune

University of Illinois professor fired for falsifying data in grant applications  Chicago Tribune

A tenured biology professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign was fired Friday, a rare punishment that essentially means a career death ...

Published on 15 December 2018 | 12:20 am


Arizona-style pension ‘fix’ won’t work in Illinois - Chicago Sun-Times

Arizona-style pension ‘fix’ won’t work in Illinois  Chicago Sun-Times

We've seen a big push over the past few weeks for an Arizona-style pension “fix” here. That state's voters have twice approved constitutional amendments to ...

Published on 14 December 2018 | 11:04 pm


A Strange Radar Blip Crawled Over Southern Illinois For 10 Hours This Week - ScienceAlert

A Strange Radar Blip Crawled Over Southern Illinois For 10 Hours This Week  ScienceAlert

The radar signature meandered over southern Illinois for 10 hours on Monday. It definitely wasn't precipitation, the National Weather *Service* said. But that ...

Published on 14 December 2018 | 10:01 pm


New Illinois gun laws restricting access take effect January 1 - WQAD Moline

New Illinois gun laws restricting access take effect January 1  WQAD Moline

SPRINGFIELD, Illinois- Two new gun laws affecting waiting periods and “dangerous” gun owners will take effect on the new year.

Published on 14 December 2018 | 9:40 pm


University of Illinois president presses ahead with Discovery Partners Institute - Crain's Chicago Business

University of Illinois president presses ahead with Discovery Partners Institute  Crain's Chicago Business

Timothy Killeen forges ahead, despite a change in the gubernatorial office that could affect the fate of the Discovery Partners Institute.

Published on 14 December 2018 | 7:26 pm


Illinois woman critical after rollover accident - Journal & Courier

Illinois woman critical after rollover accident  Journal & Courier

Corina Sanchez. 30. Danville, Ill., suffered critical injuries Friday morning when she was ejected from her car during a crash south of West Point.

Published on 14 December 2018 | 6:17 pm


WATCH: Top football recruit in Illinois Trevor Keegan to announce college decision - NBCSports.com

WATCH: Top football recruit in Illinois Trevor Keegan to announce college decision  NBCSports.com

Watch Trevor Keegan, the top Class of 2019 football recruit in the state of Illinois, announce where he will be playing college football next fall.

Published on 14 December 2018 | 6:01 pm


UPDATE: 1 dead, 1 injured in head-on crash on Illinois 1 near Bismarck - Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

UPDATE: 1 dead, 1 injured in head-on crash on Illinois 1 near Bismarck  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

BISMARCK — One person was killed and a second injured in a fiery head-on collision Friday morning in Vermilion County.Illinois State Police at Pesotum said ...

Published on 14 December 2018 | 5:40 pm


Why do Republicans struggle in St. Clair County, Illinois? - Belleville News-Democrat

Why do Republicans struggle in St. Clair County, Illinois?  Belleville News-Democrat

The St. Clair County GOP, with headquarters in Belleville, IL, struggled to win races during the 2018 campaign against Democrats. The party lost seats for county ...

Published on 14 December 2018 | 4:59 pm


Hepatitis Case Spike In Illinois Concerning, Affects Suburbs - Patch.com

Hepatitis Case Spike In Illinois Concerning, Affects Suburbs  Patch.com

Hepatitis A Outbreak Continues - Across Illinois, IL - Six more cases were reported in the last 10 days, bringing the statewide total to 75 this year.

Published on 14 December 2018 | 4:43 pm


Illinois Basketball: 3 key areas for the Illini against East Tennessee State - Writing Illini

Illinois Basketball: 3 key areas for the Illini against East Tennessee State  Writing Illini

Many probably think the team is called the East Tennessee State Buccaneers, they won't be a problem. While I hope Illinois can blow this team out of the water, ...

Published on 14 December 2018 | 3:59 pm


Did this Illinois hunter shoot the largest buck ever recorded in the United States? - The Herald-Sun

Did this Illinois hunter shoot the largest buck ever recorded in the United States?  The Herald-Sun

Keith Szableswki, from Johnson County, Illinois, shot what might have been the largest buck ever in the U.S. this season, according to the Illinois Department of ...

Published on 14 December 2018 | 2:52 pm


Pedestrian hit and killed by train in Southern Illinois - WPSD Local 6

Pedestrian hit and killed by train in Southern Illinois  WPSD Local 6

JACKSON COUNTY, IL — A person has died after being hit by a train in southern Illinois. Around 1:20 a.m. Friday, Jackson County Sheriff's deputies were called ...

Published on 14 December 2018 | 12:15 pm


Mystery radar blips appear over Illinois and Kentucky and nobody knows why - Fox News

Mystery radar blips appear over Illinois and Kentucky and nobody knows why  Fox News

The origin of mysterious blips that appeared across radar in southern Illinois and western Kentucky may have come from military aircraft, but nearby military ...

Published on 14 December 2018 | 11:37 am


Central Illinois cereal maker shuts down - newschannel20.com

Central Illinois cereal maker shuts down  newschannel20.com

A company that's the largest employer in the small central Illinois village of Gridley has closed because not enough people were buying the cereal it made.

Published on 14 December 2018 | 4:01 am


Did this 51-point Illinois buck deer break the national record? - KSL.com

Did this 51-point Illinois buck deer break the national record?  KSL.com

JOHNSTON CITY, Illinois — Keith Szablewski is relatively new to deer hunting, but the 51-point buck he shot during this year's shotgun season may end up ...

Published on 14 December 2018 | 12:47 am


Illinois Looks To The ‘Land Of 10,000 Lakes’ To Help Its Budget Issues - CBS Chicago

Illinois Looks To The ‘Land Of 10,000 Lakes’ To Help Its Budget Issues  CBS Chicago

CHICAGO (CBS) — The Illinois budget is in chronic crisis with red ink, debt and gridlock being the norm for years now. But a headline in the Minneapolis Star ...

Published on 13 December 2018 | 11:37 pm


Teachers at Illinois' Largest High School District Could Soon Strike - NBC Chicago

Teachers at Illinois' Largest High School District Could Soon Strike  NBC Chicago

Teachers in Illinois' largest high school district could soon go on strike if a deal isn't reached in the coming days, union officials said.

Published on 13 December 2018 | 11:13 pm


‘Carp cowboys’ round up invasive Asian carp in Illinois - Peoria Journal Star

‘Carp cowboys’ round up invasive Asian carp in Illinois  Peoria Journal Star

CHICAGO — On a bleak and biting December morning, a team of state-contracted commercial fishermen at Starved Rock Marina slipped into their waders, ...

Published on 13 December 2018 | 10:57 pm


How To Watch NCAA Volleyball Semifinals: BYU, Stanford, Nebraska, Illinois - Corn Nation

How To Watch NCAA Volleyball Semifinals: BYU, Stanford, Nebraska, Illinois  Corn Nation

You're going to watch Nebraska take on Illinois for another shot at a national title, right?

Published on 13 December 2018 | 7:37 pm


2019 Illinois football commitment list breakdown - 247Sports

2019 Illinois football commitment list breakdown  247Sports

While some question the trajectory of Illinois football in a Big Ten that only looks to be getting deeper and stronger, Lovie Smith expressed optimism following a ...

Published on 13 December 2018 | 5:43 pm


Lawsuit Targets Illinois' Child Welfare Agency Over… - ProPublica

Lawsuit Targets Illinois' Child Welfare Agency Over…  ProPublica

The suit against the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services, filed on behalf of hundreds of children, claims holding them after doctors clear them…

Published on 13 December 2018 | 5:21 pm


Where To Find The Best Breweries In Chicago And Illinois - Forbes

Where To Find The Best Breweries In Chicago And Illinois  Forbes

Goose Island put Chicago on the craft beer map, but there are now so many other breweries producing excellent beers in Chicago and other Illinois towns.

Published on 13 December 2018 | 4:42 pm


‘Worst we’ve ever seen’ – Rescued dog at Illinois shelter needs pain pills - WQAD Moline

‘Worst we’ve ever seen’ – Rescued dog at Illinois shelter needs pain pills  WQAD Moline

MONMOUTH, Illinois — A new animal shelter is seeing a lot of firsts, and one of them is a dog with a pain pill prescription. Wiar Rescue received two new dogs ...

Published on 13 December 2018 | 3:52 pm


Illinois Basketball: Luke Kasubke receives offer from Illini - Writing Illini

Illinois Basketball: Luke Kasubke receives offer from Illini  Writing Illini

The Illinois basketball team made a move for the class of 2020 on Wednesday. Luke Kasubke has received an offer from the Illini.

Published on 13 December 2018 | 1:52 pm


$325 million Illinois wind farm to supply power to General Motors, Bloomberg - CNBC

$325 million Illinois wind farm to supply power to General Motors, Bloomberg  CNBC

The facility will sell power to Bloomberg LP, General Motors and Constellation.

Published on 13 December 2018 | 12:18 pm


NCAA volleyball championship: 3 things to know about Stanford, BYU, Illinois and Nebraska - NCAA.com

NCAA volleyball championship: 3 things to know about Stanford, BYU, Illinois and Nebraska  NCAA.com

Here are three things to know about Stanford, BYU, Illinois and Nebraska — the last four teams standing in the 2018 NCAA Division I women's volleyball ...

Published on 13 December 2018 | 8:00 am


Steady improvement throughout season has Huskers confident for rubber match against Illinois - Omaha World-Herald

Steady improvement throughout season has Huskers confident for rubber match against Illinois  Omaha World-Herald

To get to the Target Center, where sixth-ranked Nebraska (28-6) will face No. 3 Illinois (32-3) in Thursday's 8 p.m. national semifinal, NU's senior captains had to ...

Published on 13 December 2018 | 6:00 am


NCAA volleyball semifinals preview: Breaking down Stanford vs. BYU and Illinois vs. Nebraska - NCAA.com

NCAA volleyball semifinals preview: Breaking down Stanford vs. BYU and Illinois vs. Nebraska  NCAA.com

Here is a preview of the 2018 NCAA Division I women's volleyball national semifinals from the Target Center in Minneapolis.

Published on 13 December 2018 | 3:33 am


Del Monte recalls canned corn in 25 states, including Illinois - WLS-TV

Del Monte recalls canned corn in 25 states, including Illinois  WLS-TV

Del Monte Foods announced Wednesday a limited recall of their Canned Fiesta Corn Seasoned with Red & Green Peppers in 25 states due to ...

Published on 13 December 2018 | 2:33 am


Bucs' Rodriguez to see a friendly face at Illinois - Johnson City Press (subscription)

Bucs' Rodriguez to see a friendly face at Illinois  Johnson City Press (subscription)

When Jeromy Rodriguez steps onto the court Saturday as the East Tennessee State basketball team gets ready to play at Illinois, he'll see a familiar face.

Published on 13 December 2018 | 2:30 am


Illinois income tax overhaul a tough sell - Crain's Chicago Business

Illinois income tax overhaul a tough sell  Crain's Chicago Business

If history and other states are any guide, prospects range from "don't get your hopes up" to "fat chance." The Better Government Association examines the odds.

Published on 12 December 2018 | 8:41 pm


Illinois hunter’s 51-point buck could be a new record - WQAD Moline

Illinois hunter’s 51-point buck could be a new record  WQAD Moline

JOHNSTON CITY, Illinois -- A hunter could be in the running for harvesting one of the largest bucks ever shot in America. The Illinois Department of Natural ...

Published on 12 December 2018 | 8:38 pm


A strange radar blip crawled over southern Illinois for 10 hours. What was it? - The Washington Post

A strange radar blip crawled over southern Illinois for 10 hours. What was it?  The Washington Post

The National Weather *Service* said it wasn't precipitation. The blob eventually broke up over western Kentucky.

Published on 12 December 2018 | 7:51 pm


1 of 5 Marines killed in crash off Japan was from Illinois - WLS-TV

1 of 5 Marines killed in crash off Japan was from Illinois  WLS-TV

One of five missing Marines declared dead after their refueling plane collided with a fighter jet last week off Japan's southern coast was from central Illinois.

Published on 12 December 2018 | 6:09 pm


Chicago, suburban mayors call for hike that could make Illinois' gas tax highest in nation - Illinois News Network

Chicago, suburban mayors call for hike that could make Illinois' gas tax highest in nation  Illinois News Network

Suburban mayors joined Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel to ask Illinois lawmakers to raise the state's gas tax by 20 to 30 cents a gallon, a proposal that could ...

Published on 12 December 2018 | 5:14 pm


Geminid Meteor Shower To Peak In Illinois - Plainfield, IL Patch

Geminid Meteor Shower To Peak In Illinois  Plainfield, IL Patch

Meteor Shower Peaks In IL - Plainfield, IL - The Geminid meteor shower, known for colorful meteors with long tails, will peak this week, weather permitting in ...

Published on 12 December 2018 | 4:42 pm


Kotex Tampon Recall In Illinois: Products Unravel In Body - Patch.com

Kotex Tampon Recall In Illinois: Products Unravel In Body  Patch.com

Kotex Tampon Recalled After Products Unravel In Bo - Across Illinois, IL - Kimberly-Clark is voluntarily recalling its U by Kotex Sleek Tampons, regular ...

Published on 12 December 2018 | 4:14 pm


Illinois Marine killed in mid-air collision off coast of Japan - MyStateline.com

Illinois Marine killed in mid-air collision off coast of Japan  MyStateline.com

The Marine Corps is declaring the five Marines who went missing when their planes collided last week dead.

Published on 12 December 2018 | 4:10 pm


Illinois second only to California in number of computer science degrees awarded — and more from STEM survey - Chicago Tribune

Illinois second only to California in number of computer science degrees awarded — and more from STEM survey  Chicago Tribune

Illinois is cranking out science and technology workers, but diversity and inclusion in the fields are still lacking. That's according to the Illinois Innovation Index, ...

Published on 12 December 2018 | 3:00 pm


Illinois Football: Illini land in-state wide receiver Matt Judd - Writing Illini

Illinois Football: Illini land in-state wide receiver Matt Judd  Writing Illini

Matt Judd took to Twitter to announce that he has committed to play football for the University of Illinois. This was a nice in-state commitment for the Illini, but Judd ...

Published on 12 December 2018 | 2:07 pm


Illinois Marine among those missing, declared dead after Japan crash - Chicago Tribune

Illinois Marine among those missing, declared dead after Japan crash  Chicago Tribune

Cpl. Daniel Baker, 21, a young Marine from Tremont, Illinois, was among those missing and declared dead after two aircraft crashed in Japan last week.

Published on 12 December 2018 | 1:35 pm


Meet Illinois volleyball's Final Four team - Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Meet Illinois volleyball's Final Four team  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Beat writer Scott Richey introduces the players on Illinois' Final Four volleyball team:No. 1 Jordyn Poulter6-2, Sr., Setter | Aurora, Colo.The Co-Big Ten Setter of ...

Published on 12 December 2018 | 12:00 pm


Illinois Regulators Are Investigating a Psychiatrist Whose Research With Children Was Marred by Misconduct - ProPublica

Illinois Regulators Are Investigating a Psychiatrist Whose Research With Children Was Marred by Misconduct  ProPublica

A former University of Illinois at Chicago researcher is at the center of a state medical licensing and disciplinary board inquiry.

Published on 12 December 2018 | 10:00 am


Verify: can Illinois tax you for moving? - KSDK.com

Verify: can Illinois tax you for moving?  KSDK.com

People are moving out of Illinois and taking their tax dollars with them more than almost any other state in the country. Now, there's a story going around that ...

Published on 12 December 2018 | 8:01 am


75-year-old man gets prison time for defrauding 7 Southern Illinois banks of more than $500K - The Southern

75-year-old man gets prison time for defrauding 7 Southern Illinois banks of more than $500K  The Southern

An elderly Kinmundy man has been sentenced to serve more than six years in federal prison after he pleaded guilty to defrauding seven Southern Illinois banks ...

Published on 11 December 2018 | 10:21 pm


Snyder calls for Illinois to help pay to stop Asian Carp - WILX-TV

Snyder calls for Illinois to help pay to stop Asian Carp  WILX-TV

LANSING, Mich. (AP) -- Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder is urging his Illinois counterpart to help pay for a project to keep invasive carp establishing themselves in the ...

Published on 11 December 2018 | 10:18 pm


Illinois gas tax hike proposal draws reaction - Crain's Chicago Business

Illinois gas tax hike proposal draws reaction  Crain's Chicago Business

Mayor Emanuel pushed for a 20- to 30-cent-a-gallon increase to fund a major statewide transportation bill. Here's some reaction to the idea.

Published on 11 December 2018 | 5:39 pm


Mysterious Polio-Like Illness In Illinois, 35 Other States - Patch.com

Mysterious Polio-Like Illness In Illinois, 35 Other States  Patch.com

Polio-Like Illness Strikes Kids In Illinois - Across Illinois, IL - A mysterious polio-like illness that has sickened kids in 36 states, including Illinois, continues to ...

Published on 11 December 2018 | 4:46 pm


Illinois to host key in-state visitor this weekend - 247Sports

Illinois to host key in-state visitor this weekend  247Sports

Illinois set to host one of their top remaining 2019 targets.

Published on 11 December 2018 | 4:20 pm


Southern Illinois residents fight St. Louis-based coal company's plan to dump waste water in river - STLtoday.com

Southern Illinois residents fight St. Louis-based coal company's plan to dump waste water in river  STLtoday.com

JOHNSTON CITY, Ill. • Some residents and environmental groups are fighting a coal company's plan to discharge waste water from a Southern Illinois mine into ...

Published on 11 December 2018 | 12:24 pm


Welsh brings spark to highlight-filled Illinois volleyball season - Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Welsh brings spark to highlight-filled Illinois volleyball season  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

CHAMPAIGN — Illinois volleyball had lost three of its last four matches, including one to Wisconsin, when it traveled to Madison, Wis., for a rematch with the ...

Published on 11 December 2018 | 12:00 pm


Illinois infants must have rear-facing car seat starting Jan. 1 - KWQC-TV6

Illinois infants must have rear-facing car seat starting Jan. 1  KWQC-TV6

MOLINE, Ill. (KWQC) – Children in Illinois must ride in a rear-facing child restraint until age 2 under a new state law that goes into effect January 1. The Child ...

Published on 10 December 2018 | 11:32 pm


Goodbye to Illinois’ $130 billion pension hole. Now it’s $133 billion. And getting deeper. - Chicago Tribune

Goodbye to Illinois’ $130 billion pension hole. Now it’s $133 billion. And getting deeper.  Chicago Tribune

We used to lament Illinois' $130 billion unfunded pension liability. No longer! Now the hole is $133 billion. Things will keep getting worse in Illinois, until decisive ...

Published on 10 December 2018 | 11:15 pm


Three ways to get a grip on the future of Illinois for another 200 years - Chicago Sun-Times

Three ways to get a grip on the future of Illinois for another 200 years  Chicago Sun-Times

He called for an increase of at least 15 cents in the state gas tax, which hasn't been increased since 1990.

Published on 10 December 2018 | 7:17 pm


Residents fighting Illinois mine water pumping proposal - Belleville News-Democrat

Residents fighting Illinois mine water pumping proposal  Belleville News-Democrat

Some residents are fighting a coal company's plan to discharge waste water from a southern Illinois mine into the Big Muddy River.

Published on 10 December 2018 | 5:32 pm


Bill to clear some past marijuana convictions gets new support in Illinois - WQAD Moline

Bill to clear some past marijuana convictions gets new support in Illinois  WQAD Moline

SPRINGFIELD, (Illinois News Network) — A ranking member of the Illinois Senate has picked up a bill that would allow people to clear low-level marijuana ...

Published on 10 December 2018 | 12:30 pm


What Happens To Pot Convictions If Illinois Legalizes? - WILL News - Illinois Public Media

What Happens To Pot Convictions If Illinois Legalizes?  WILL News - Illinois Public Media

Several attendees to a recent Illinois Newsroom event about legalizing recreational marijuana asked what will happen to those who are currently incarcerated ...

Published on 10 December 2018 | 12:11 pm


Illinois adopts nation's toughest test for testimony by incarcerated informants - The Southern

Illinois adopts nation's toughest test for testimony by incarcerated informants  The Southern

SPRINGFIELD — Illinois lawmakers have created the nation's toughest test for allowing testimony from inmates at criminal trials.

Published on 9 December 2018 | 1:22 am


ILLINI LIVE: Illinois hangs on to beat UNLV 77-74 - Herald & Review

ILLINI LIVE: Illinois hangs on to beat UNLV 77-74  Herald & Review

CHAMPAIGN — The lead was quickly slipping away late in the second half, but Illinois pulled out a 77-74 win over UNLV on Saturday at the State Farm Center.

Published on 8 December 2018 | 6:45 pm


The Illinois Capitol is ringing in the holidays with a Satanic statue - CNN

The Illinois Capitol is ringing in the holidays with a Satanic statue  CNN

The Illinois State Capitol is decking the halls with holly, a menorah, and a Satanic statue.

Published on 6 December 2018 | 8:00 am


The Latest: Truck collides with Illinois school bus; 2 dead - WNDU-TV

The Latest: Truck collides with Illinois school bus; 2 dead  WNDU-TV

Authorities say a semitrailer heading the wrong way on an interstate in central Illinois collided head-on with a school bus carrying members of a high school ...

Published on 6 December 2018 | 8:00 am


Satan Is in the Illinois Capitol. Because It’s the Holidays! - The New York Times

Satan Is in the Illinois Capitol. Because It’s the Holidays!  The New York Times

Yes, Illinois, there is a Satan. If you're looking for him, just check near the Christmas tree and the menorah in the state Capitol. It is there, among the twinkling ...

Published on 6 December 2018 | 8:00 am


Jacqueline Quade becomes a force -- in front row and back -- for Illinois - ESPN

Jacqueline Quade becomes a force -- in front row and back -- for Illinois  ESPN

Finally the pieces came together this season for Illinois' Jacqueline Quade. And no, she's not talking about the unfinished jigsaw puzzle on a mat underneath her ...

Published on 5 December 2018 | 8:00 am


Satanic Sculpture Installed At Illinois Statehouse, Just In Time For The Holidays - NPR

Satanic Sculpture Installed At Illinois Statehouse, Just In Time For The Holidays  NPR

In the Illinois Capitol rotunda this month, several traditions are being celebrated. There's a Nativity scene for Christmas, a menorah for Hanukkah, and then ...

Published on 4 December 2018 | 8:00 am


7 Illinois hospitals named in Leapfrog's annual best hospitals list - Crain's Chicago Business

7 Illinois hospitals named in Leapfrog's annual best hospitals list  Crain's Chicago Business

The facilities are among 118 across the U.S. included in Leapfrog Group's list, up from five in Illinois named last year.

Published on 4 December 2018 | 8:00 am


Happy birthday, Illinois - Chicago Sun-Times

Happy birthday, Illinois  Chicago Sun-Times

As the state celebrates its 200th birthday, there's much to celebrate about Illinois' history - as well as challenges it faces in the years to come.

Published on 3 December 2018 | 8:00 am


Rare December tornado outbreak injures dozens in Illinois - Washington Post

Rare December tornado outbreak injures dozens in Illinois  Washington Post

The surprise swarm of twisters marked the most to hit Illinois during a single December calendar day on record.

Published on 3 December 2018 | 8:00 am


Illinois artisans turning hobbies into do-it-yourself businesses - Chicago Sun-Times

Illinois artisans turning hobbies into do-it-yourself businesses  Chicago Sun-Times

Whether they're hammering out giant metal dragonflies in a blacksmith shop, stirring gourmet chocolate sauce, or crafting eye-catching jewelry, Illinois artisans ...

Published on 2 December 2018 | 8:00 am


Illinois can't handle Nebraska's smothering defense in 75-60 loss - Chicago Tribune

Illinois can't handle Nebraska's smothering defense in 75-60 loss  Chicago Tribune

James Palmer Jr. made only four field goals Sunday, but the Nebraska guard hit 12 of his 14 free throws to lead the Huskers to a 75-60 win over Illinois.

Published on 2 December 2018 | 8:00 am


Schools to vote on football districts in Illinois - Herald-Whig

Schools to vote on football districts in Illinois  Herald-Whig

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. -- The member schools in the Illinois High School Association will vote next month on a proposal that could bring about the biggest change ...

Published on 29 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Illinois Democrats will have historic majorities - WQAD Moline

Illinois Democrats will have historic majorities  WQAD Moline

The Illinois House will have 74 Democrats, three more than is needed for veto proof majorities.

Published on 29 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Squirrel behind power outage in southern Illinois - WPSD Local 6

Squirrel behind power outage in southern Illinois  WPSD Local 6

UPDATE: Power has been restored in Benton and Johnston City. The cause for the outage, a squirrel got into equipment at a substation.

Published on 28 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Illinois Dem says she'd like to infect GOP colleague's family with 'broth of legionella' - USA TODAY

Illinois Dem says she'd like to infect GOP colleague's family with 'broth of legionella'  USA TODAY

"I would like to make him a broth of legionella and pump it into the water system of his loved one(s)," Illinois state Rep. Stephanie Kifowit said.

Published on 28 November 2018 | 8:00 am


One-quarter of new jobs in Illinois were in the government - WQAD Moline

One-quarter of new jobs in Illinois were in the government  WQAD Moline

In what one analyst called an alarming trend, nearly one-quarter of jobs created in the past year in Illinois were government positions.

Published on 20 November 2018 | 8:00 am








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