SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois Senate committee has approved a ban on selling crib bumpers.
A request for a waiver of part of city ordinance connected to the development of the new Casey’s General Store at Seminary Street and Carl Sandburg Drive has been denied.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — State lawmakers have advanced a plan to explore if Illinois could offer college loans to students that would be paid back based on income after graduation.
URBANA, Ill. (AP) — An eastern Illinois man has pleaded guilty to slashing the throat of a University of Illinois professor at a Champaign train station in 2011.
CHICAGO (AP) — A watchdog group is opposing Gov. Pat Quinn’s proposed budget because it would use revenue from an income tax hike to add new spending.
ROCK ISLAND, Ill. (AP) — A man who’s been convicted in two 2008 slayings in Illinois is set to go on trial for four more.
The Quad City River Bandits baseball team has won six straight games, as the Houston Astros Class A Minor League affiliate seeks to repeat as the Midwest League champions. Former Moline High School standout Thomas Lindauer has helped to spark the team in recent weeks both on offense and defense.
R. Marcia Hepner, 76, of Galva, died at 5:10 PM, Sunday, May 11, 2014 at her home.
Richard Michael “Mike” Clay, 44, of Galesburg died at 12:51 am Friday, May 9, 2014 in Methodist Medical Center Peoria, Ill.