ROCK ISLAND, Ill. (AP) — Plans to begin offering direct flights from Quad City International Airport to Washington, D.C., are on hold because of a state spending freeze.
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Fundraising is nearly finished for a new war memorial in Peoria that will feature statues of soldiers on patrol.
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) — A Carbondale teen plans to climb back in the saddle after severing a portion of her thumb in a freak rodeo accident.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Two Illinois schools with large low-income populations will receive national recognition for their academic achievement next week.
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) — A search committee has been set up to help Southern Illinois University in Carbondale find its next chancellor by the time the fall semester starts.
GLEN ELLYN, Ill. (AP) — Trustees of the College of DuPage are expected to take another vote on a $762,000 buyout package for the school’s president.
WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — A suburban Chicago girl has admitted to a Lake County judge that she stabbed to death her 11-year-old half-sister.
Glenn Hendricks is an Oneida native who currently lives in Boston.
Glenn graduated from R.O.V.A. High school. He spent several years in New York City before relocating to Boston a little more that a year ago. Glen talked about his experiences with heavy snow in New York and the current blizzard in Boston on the WGIL Morning News.
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — American teenager Madison Keys advanced to the Australian Open semifinals after overcoming a left thigh injury to beat Venus Williams 6-3, 4-6, 6-4 on Wednesday.