Archive for May 6, 2014
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — A Peoria police officer acquitted in March of sexually assaulting a woman is now facing child pornography charges.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois state senator has revised an education funding reform proposal in the hopes of gaining more bipartisan support.
Abingdon aldermen were caught off guard during Monday night’s City Council meeting when they were asked to approve the resignation of Police Chief Jerry Roberts.
An investigation is underway into a reported shooting last night in rural Henderson County.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Two Illinois firefighters killed in the line of duty last year were honored for their bravery at a ceremony in Springfield.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Gov. Pat Quinn says a move by a legislative committee to grant subpoena powers to investigate his troubled anti-violence program is “politics as usual.”
URBANA, Ill. (AP) — Some members of the University of Illinois faculty have shown their support for a former 1970s radical who the school has said it wouldn’t rehire as a teacher.
Steven D. Johnson, 64, of Galesburg, died at 7:50 p.m. Saturday, May 3, 2014 at home.
Michael A. Schmidt, 47, of Knoxville, died at 4:26 p.m. Friday, May 2, 2014 in the emergency room of OSF St. Mary Medical Center.