ROCK ISLAND, Ill. (AP)–The trial of a man charged with killing four people in a Rock Falls apartment in 2008 took an odd turn when the defense noted the judge had been falling asleep.
This weekend marks the starts of the summer with barbecues, parties, parades and a number of other fun summer activities.
Residents of Knoxville and past graduates are being invited to look through the hallowed halls of Knoxville High School one last time.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP)–Nearly 120 school superintendents from districts around Illinois are urging the state Legislature to make a decision on an extension of the income tax increase so they can adopt stable budgets of their own.
CHICAGO (AP)–A jury has convicted a Chicago man of murder in the 2008 killings of five people found shot execution-style in the head after a robbery at a home on the city’s South Side.
CHARLESTON, Ill. (AP)–Skyler James and Charlie Heflin share a long history.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP)–The Illinois House has overwhelmingly rejected a $34.5 billion “doomsday” budget that would spell out deep cuts to schools and social services next year.
CHICAGO (AP)–President Barack Obama is hitting one of his familiar Chicago restaurants with Gov. Pat Quinn.
Obama spent a rare night at his Kenwood home and had breakfast Thursday with Quinn at nearby Valois Cafeteria where a menu lists Obama’s favorite items.