ST. THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands (AP) — DeVaughn Akoon-Purcell and Bobby Hunter scored 12 points apiece as Illinois State’s balanced attack toppled Old Dominion 64-45 on Sunday night, advancing the Red Birds to the championship game of the Paradise Jam tourney.
CHICAGO (AP)–The Federal Aviation Administration is revamping its systems following the September sabotage and fire at a suburban Chicago air-traffic control center that disrupted travel nationwide.
PEKIN, Ill. (AP)–A 1927 pipe organ is being reinstalled at a Pekin church after it was removed over the summer for renovation work.
CHICAGO (AP)–U.S. prosecutors have unsealed plea deals with two cooperating witnesses in a $1 billion trafficking conspiracy allegedly involving captured Mexican drug lord Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) –The head of the Illinois Board of Higher Education has issued a budget warning to the presidents of the state’s public universities after meeting with Gov.-elect Bruce Rauner’s budget transition team.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP)–Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan says the state has a “very strong argument” in favor of its public pension overhaul when the case is appealed to the Supreme Court.
It would have been nice if snow was falling from the sky and not rain to create a better Holiday Day Parade atmosphere.
O’FALLON, Ill. (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating why a small plane was forced to make an emergency landing in a southwestern Illinois soybean field.