CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — A preliminary report on the airplane crash that killed seven people near Bloomington confirms the pilot unexpectedly changed course as he approached the airport.
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BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (AP) — A National Transportation Safety Board investigator says a private plane returning from the NCAA basketball tournament that was trying to land at a central Illinois airport turned away from the runway before crashing.
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (AP) — A county sheriff is confirming that seven people have died in a small plane crash in central Illinois while returning home from the NCAA basketball tournament in Indianapolis.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Nearly 90 of Illinois’ best football players are scheduled to participate in an annual all-star game to raise money for the Shriners Hospitals for Children.
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (AP) — Social service providers and city officials in Bloomington have discussed building tiny houses of about 350 square feet to help the homeless.
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (AP) — Bloomington officials have proposed charging a fee to pick up residents’ discarded sofas and tree branches.
EUREKA, Ill. (AP) — A 25-year-old Bloomington woman has been sentenced to 18 years in prison for concealing a homicide and mutilating a body.
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (AP) — An archaeologist has offered details of what excavators found last summer when they were working near the McLean County Museum of History in Bloomington.
Archaeologists in July unearthed part of the footprint of the 1836 courthouse where experts said Abraham Lincoln worked as an attorney. On Saturday Floyd Mansberger of Fever River Research of Springfield said archaeologists from the firm found clues to the footprint of a jail and the old courthouse. The (Bloomington) Pantagraph reports they also found fragments of artifacts, like whiskey bottles, ink bottles and pipes.
Mansberger says crews found the jail’s cellar and discovered it was a 20-by-40 feet structure with a kitchen.
The archaeological work was done in advance of construction on a tourism center at the site.
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (AP) –A central Illinois woman has died of smoke inhalation during a house fire.
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (AP) — Construction of a flamingo exhibit at a central Illinois zoo has been stalled because of projected costs.