SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A central Illinois lawmaker has resigned from the General Assembly to take a job in Gov. Bruce Rauner’s administration.
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — A former Baptist missionary serving 80 years in prison for killing his wife has had parental rights revoked.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Faced with Gov. Bruce Rauner’s surprise plan to cut their state funding by almost a third, Illinois’ public universities are preparing to argue such drastic reductions would be a mistake while also mulling what to do if they’re enacted.
The GHS Silver Streaks Boys basketball team lost to the Rock Island Rocks 73-44. This makes the Streaks 22-7 for the season and 6-3 in the Western Big 6 Conference while the Rocks are now 20-4 in their season and 8-1 in the conference. The Streaks will be playing again tomorrow evening at IVC with a pre-game time set for 6:40pm and tip off set to go at 7pm. You can catch all the action with a play by play from Brad Benewitz and Jim Lee on WGIL, WGIL.com, or the TuneIn app.
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The final night of the regular season for boys class 1A and 2A basketball teams finds most of the area squads playing on their home courts tonight.
ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP)–_ The Big Ten is studying whether freshmen athletes should be ineligible to compete while they adjust to college life.