SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Seven seminarians of the Diocese of Springfield served at the Vatican’s Christmas Eve Mass celebrated by Pope Francis.
ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) — About 700 horse competition trophies are at the center of a court motion involving former Dixon comptroller Rita Crundwell, who was convicted of stealing nearly $54 million from the northern Illinois city.
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — A 19-month-old Peoria boy has been pronounced brain dead a day after police say he was beaten by his mother’s boyfriend.
ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) — Authorities are investigating what caused a Rockford house fire in which firefighters rescued a 14-year-old boy.
Edwin L. Neice, age 76, of Galesburg, Illinois died at 2:27 A.M. on Monday, December 22, 2014 at OSF St. Mary’s Medical Center in Galesburg, Illinois.
Eugene L. “Shave” Erickson, 91, of Galesburg, died at 4:04 a.m. Monday, December 22, 2014 in Heartland Health Care Center.
Emma M. Bloomer, 82, of Maquon, Illinois, died at 11:50 P.M., Sunday, December 21, 2014 at her home.
Sharon K. Schwarz, 66, of Galesburg, died at 6:32 p.m. Monday, December 22, 2014 in Galesburg Cottage Hospital, surrounded by her family.