CHICAGO (AP)–The Metra commuter rail service’s line between Chicago and Joliet is getting a new station.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP)–Colleagues have honored a retired University of Illinois professor they say deserved to win a Nobel Prize for inventing the first light-emitting diode, or LED.
CAHOKIA, Ill. (AP)–Archaeologists have been digging in Cahokia in southwest Illinois in hopes of turning up more information on the interaction between Native Americans and European settlers.
CARMI, Ill. (AP)–Two inmates being held on drug and battery charges have escaped from their cell in the White County Jail in southeastern Illinois.
The Illinois Fighting Illini play the Wisconsin Badgers this morning.
The Illinois Fighting Illini football team is looking for their first B1G victory this season. It will be a tough task today as they travel to Camp Randall Stadium to take on the Wisconsin Badgers. You can hear the game on Galesburg Radio 14 WGIL with the pre-game at 10:00 and the Kickoff at 11:00.
Marilyn J. Thiel, 85 of Galesburg, died at 10:26 p.m. Thursday, October 9, 2014 in OSF St. Mary Medical Center.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP)–It’s not often for there to be a lot on the line when Northwestern and Minnesota meet on the football field.
TINLEY PARK, Ill. (AP)– Funeral services for two nuns who died in an 11-vehicle crash in suburban Chicago last weekend will be held next week.