BROOKFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Brookfield Zoo is welcoming the second bottlenose dolphin born in the western Chicago suburb in five days.
The GHS Silver Streaks boys basketball team beat the Quincy Blue Devils tonight(12/19) 62-44. This makes GHS 9-0 for the season and 3-0 in the conference while Quincy falls to 5-3 for the season and 1-2 in the Western Big 6 conference. The boys will play again tomorrow evening against Davenport Assumption in the Genesis Iowa/Illinois shootout. Pre-game for that one is set for 4:40 with a tip off scheduled for 5:00. Following that the GHS girls will be playing Jacksonville at Illinois College with a pre-game set for 6:10 and tip off slotted for 6:30. Broadcast will go straight from the end of the boys’ game into the girls’ on WGIL.
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PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Caterpillar Inc. sees President Barack Obama’s change in U.S. policy toward Cuba as a potential business opportunity.
A Mattoon, Illinois man will spend some more time in jail and have to pay tens of thousands of dollars in costs after pleading guilty to having tens of thousands of dollars worth of drugs in his possession when stepping off an Amtrak train over the summer.
JACKSONVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Illinois State Police says they’ve arrested an instructor at the Illinois School for the Visually Impaired for alleged aggravated criminal sexual abuse.
CHESTER, Ill. (AP) — A southern Illinois maximum-security state prison is in lockdown because five inmates in one housing unit have developed chickenpox.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — An audit has found that Illinois does a poor job monitoring and tracking children who run away from foster homes.
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago officials have announced that a Chinese developer is planning to build an 88-story hotel and condominium tower that would be the city’s third tallest building.
CHICAGO (AP) — Republican leaders say the only “responsible” way to name a replacement for late Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka is through an appointment by Republican Gov.-elect Bruce Rauner.