EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP) — An Air Force staffer stationed in Illinois is set to make a federal court appearance after being charged with possessing pipe bombs he told investigators he planned to unleash on local sex offenders.
STERLING, Ill. (AP) — A teenager was sentenced to five years of probation for starting a fire last summer that destroyed much of downtown Prophetstown.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois Department of Human Services says a program concentrating on rehabilitating delinquent youth saved the state $60 million in incarceration costs last year.
CHICAGO (AP) — 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.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan says there was a “misunderstanding of the rules” when no Republicans were in attendance at a vote involving Barack Obama’s presidential library.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — The University of Illinois will start installing meters at disabled parking spaces on campus.
The Galesburg Area Crime Stoppers honored Galesburg Officer Lane Mings with their 2013 Officer of the Year Award.