Louise Ella Tinkham Hillman Altheide, 101, of Prairie City formerly of Avon, IL passed away at 11:05 AM Tuesday July 21, 2015 at the Prairie City Health Care Center.
KANKAKEE, Ill. (AP) — Authorities say a 12-year-old Kankakee boy is charged with arson in a fire at a Family Dollar store earlier this month.
QUINCY, Ill. (AP) — An 18-year-old Quincy man has pleaded not guilty to a Fourth of July shooting that left one man dead and another man injured.
EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP) — Authorities and the Coast Guard are looking for two homeless men who witnesses say decided to jump from a Mississippi River bridge at St. Louis in hopes of swimming to the Illinois side.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois Symphony Orchestra music director Alastair Willis has asked to be released from his contract a year early.
DECATUR, Ill. (AP) — Decatur officials are planning to lead a funeral procession in honor of recently deceased Mayor Mike McElroy.
CHICAGO (AP) — University of Illinois trustees are expected to sign off on a deal to finalize the structure of and financial arrangements for a new medical school in Urbana.
CHICAGO (AP) — The attorney for the family of a 24-year-old man who died in Chicago police custody says he believes a homicide took place.