DOWNS, Ill. (AP) — A Pennsylvania company has asked McLean County for a special use permit to drill for oil and gas, according to county officials and documents.
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — A jury has found a Bellevue man guilty of sexually assaulting two women and holding them and a man at knife point.
HIGHLAND, Ill. (AP) — The Highland teachers union and school board were set to meet Thursday to hammer out a three-year contract agreement that could end an ongoing teacher strike.
MASCOUTAH, Ill. (AP) — An Air Force base in southwestern Illinois has been named one of 10 finalists for a newly created installation and mission support center.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Selected Illinois waterways will open ahead of the regular trout season for catch-and-release fly fishing, the Department of Natural Resources announced Wednesday.
SHELBYVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Gib Smart wishes the high school football team in Shelbyville could turn down the noise just a bit.
GIRARD, Ill. (AP) — School was set to resume Thursday at a Springfield-area middle school after a carbon monoxide leak that sickened more than 140 students and adults led district officials to cancel classes for two days.
CHICAGO (AP) — Editors and reporters meeting in Chicago raised concerns Wednesday about what they described as lack of access and transparency undermining journalists’ work, several blaming the current White House for setting standards for secrecy that are spreading nationwide.
The Corporate Alliance to End Partner Violence or CAEPV, is an Illinois based organization that is partnering with the National Football League to help them write policy regarding domestic violence. This issue is at the forefront of national news with the recent allegations of abuse against several prominent NFL players. Kim is a former Illinois State University and Heartland Community College faculty member, as well as serving as a member of the National Advisory Board for the National Family Justice Center Alliance, the Advisory Board for the Allstate Foundation Domestic Violence Program, the Verizon Foundation Domestic Violence Advisory Board, and the Workplace Committee of the National Task Force to End Sexual and Domestic Violence Against Women, among others. She joined us to talk about this issue and the organization’s role with the NFL on the WGIL Morning News.
CHICAGO (AP) — The NFL’s handling of the Ray Rice case cropped up in Illinois’ gubernatorial race Wednesday when Gov. Pat Quinn indirectly called on his Republican challenger Bruce Rauner – a part owner of the Pittsburgh Steelers – to condemn domestic violence.