The July fourth weekend is usually spent with friends and family barbecuing, attending festivals and watching fireworks.
COUNTRYSIDE, Ill. (AP)–Memorial arrangements have been announced for Lisa Radogno, the daughter of Illinois Senate Republican Leader Christine Radogno.
MOLINE, Ill. (AP)–Illinois fire departments are getting more help to buy new trucks.
ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP)–Private schools in Illinois will now have to conduct annual drills to prepare for potential school shootings and review their security preparations.
PALOS HILLS, Ill. (AP)–Authorities say the bodies of two boaters have been recovered in the Cal-Sag Channel in suburban Chicago after a collision late Friday. The search continues for at least one other missing boater, who is presumed dead.
HUNTLEY, Ill. (AP)–Authorities say a hot air balloon made a rough landing on a golf course in northern Illinois jostling its passengers, including a 93-year-old woman who was injured.
MOKENA, Ill. (AP)–Dozens of cars and motorcycles decked with American flags are taking part in a procession to accompany the remains of an Illinois soldier killed in Afghanistan back to his hometown.
Georgia M. Turner 89, of Yates City, Illinois passed away Monday, June 16, 2014 at 11:15 P.M. at the Heartland Health Care Center in Canton, Illinois.
Mr. Glade O. Petrie 90, of Galesburg, died at 10:45 pm Tuesday, June 17, 2014 in Galesburg Cottage Hospital.