BISHOP HILL, Ill. (AP) –The Bishop Hill State Historic Site has acquired the earliest known portrait by folk artist Olof Krans, who’s known for his depictions of the Illinois religious colony founded by Swedish dissidents.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Rare coins, a 10-ounce bar of gold and vintage baseball cards are among the thousands of items of unclaimed property that will soon be available for purchase from the Illinois treasurer’s office.
URBANA, Ill. (AP) — A committee led by a history professor will help University of Illinois President Timothy Killeen in the search for a new chancellor for the flagship campus.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois Department of Commerce says it has reached tax-break deals with three companies following Gov. Bruce Rauner’s recent decision to reinstate corporate tax incentives.
WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — A former suburban Chicago substitute teacher has been sentenced to 49 months in prison for possession of child pornography.
DEKALB, Ill. (AP) — Bibles can no longer be found in the rooms of Northern Illinois University’s campus hotel after a secular group complained it had no place in nightstands.
EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP) — The Martin Luther King Bridge connecting East St. Louis to St. Louis is set to reopen after being closed for construction.
BEASON, Ill. (AP) — An appellate court has upheld the convictions of a man for fatally beating five members of his ex-wife’s family in their central Illinois home
Sleigh bells, snow flakes and Walnut Grove’s Christmas at the Farm are all signs of the season that’s about to be upon us.