SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Gov. Pat Quinn says a move by a legislative committee to grant subpoena powers to investigate his troubled anti-violence program is “politics as usual.”
URBANA, Ill. (AP) — Some members of the University of Illinois faculty have shown their support for a former 1970s radical who the school has said it wouldn’t rehire as a teacher.
Steven D. Johnson, 64, of Galesburg, died at 7:50 p.m. Saturday, May 3, 2014 at home.
Michael A. Schmidt, 47, of Knoxville, died at 4:26 p.m. Friday, May 2, 2014 in the emergency room of OSF St. Mary Medical Center.
The high school softball schedule for today shows the Galesburg Silver Streaks traveling to Rockridge. The Streaks are coming off of an 8-3 at Geneseo yesterday. The A-Town Tornados also are in action today at Bushnell-Prairie City.