NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Jacksonville State may be the happiest that Jimmy Garoppolo now is in the NFL. The Gamecocks, who lost the outright league title to Garoppolo and Eastern Illinois last year, are this preseason’s favorite in the Ohio Valley Conference.
For the first time in about 20 years the City of Knoxville has changed the parking fines and added ordinance violations to their ticket books.
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — A former Baptist missionary accused of shooting his wife to death on Valentine’s Day of last year was found guilty of first-degree murder.
ELWOOD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois State Police say five people were killed and five others injured in a pair of accidents along Interstate 55 in Will County south of Chicago.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois State Board of Education is looking for seven new members to serve on its advisory council for bilingual education.
CHICAGO (AP) — A new report says the number of Illinois children living in areas of high poverty has increased by about a third since 2000.
QUNICY, Ill. (AP) — A western Illinois man is recovering from moderate injuries after a train hit a garbage truck he was driving.
CHICAGO (AP) — A measure signed into law by Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn gives certain counties mostly in northeastern Illinois more authority to remove their appointees who violate ethics standards.
CHICAGO (AP) — An Illinois appellate court has agreed to hear an expedited appeal of a ruling that banned a question on term limits from the November ballot.