CHESTER, Ill. (AP) — A spokesman for the Illinois Department of Corrections says the lockdown at Illinois’ largest maximum security prison remains in effect following the discovery of a cache of crude weapons and homemade alcohol.
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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A commission concludes Illinois lawmakers should make it easier to reduce local government boards and agencies but shouldn’t force communities to do so if they don’t want to.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The spring trout fishing season is underway at nearly 50 locations across Illinois.
DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) — An Illinois man twice convicted of killing a 9-year-old girl in 1990 in Davenport will be tried for murder once again in Scott County.
CHESTER, Ill. (AP) — Illinois’ biggest maximum-security prison is on lockdown after corrections officers uncovered more than a dozen crude weapons, gallons of homemade alcohol and a hoard of juice used to make the intoxicants.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Often criticized as advocating for the coal industry, the Illinois Department of Natural Resources is launching reforms meant to help repair the agency’s image and make it more responsive to the public.
COLLINSVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Ameren Illinois officials say crews have restored power to almost all of their customers who lose electricity during powerful storms.
TEMPLE, Texas (AP) — Relatives say a U.S. Army sergeant from Illinois was one of the soldiers killed in a shooting at Fort Hood, Texas.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois Department of Natural Resources says it’s increasing oversight of coal ash ponds because of high-profile accidents in other states.