PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Peoria’s mayor is defending his actions in response to a fake Twitter account set up in his name, saying he felt his identity was stolen and that the comments posted were “absolute filth.”
EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP) — An Air Force staffer stationed in Illinois is set to make a federal court appearance after being charged with possessing pipe bombs he told investigators he planned to unleash on local sex offenders.
STERLING, Ill. (AP) — A teenager was sentenced to five years of probation for starting a fire last summer that destroyed much of downtown Prophetstown.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois Department of Human Services says a program concentrating on rehabilitating delinquent youth saved the state $60 million in incarceration costs last year.
Stone Alley Books & Collectibles owner Ben ‘Stone’ Stomberg joined us to talk about World Book Night.
Stone Alley Books & Collectibles is one of 2,300 bookstores and libraries across America supporting World Book Night. It’s a campaign to provide free books to light or non-readers. We discussed this event as well as Free Comic Book Day with Stone Alley owner Ben ‘Stone’ Stomberg on the WGIL Morning News.
CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago attorney is asking a judge to order an investigation into hiring under Gov. Pat Quinn, saying there’s an “embedded culture of patronage practices” in Illinois government.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan says there was a “misunderstanding of the rules” when no Republicans were in attendance at a vote involving Barack Obama’s presidential library.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — The University of Illinois will start installing meters at disabled parking spaces on campus.