PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — When it comes to those pesky Asian carp, some folks along the Illinois River are saying: If you can’t beat ‘em, compete for ‘em.
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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A central Illinois woman has pleaded guilty to embezzling nearly $2 million from the bank where she worked as head teller.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Illinois Department of Transportation says two bridges over the Mississippi River at St. Louis have reopened after being struck by a barge trying to navigate the rain-swollen river.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Coast Guard has closed down a stretch of the Mississippi River near St. Louis to recreational boats because of the waterway’s high levels.
CHICAGO (AP) — Two Californians face federal charges after allegedly freeing 2,000 minks from cages on an Illinois farm and spray-painting “Liberation is Love” on the side of a barn.
CHICAGO (AP) — State numbers show the number of international visitors to Illinois last year grew by 3 percent, to 2.2 million.
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Officials in the Peoria area say they’re trying to attract an Asian carp processing plant to central Illinois.
EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP) — An East St. Louis man has been ordered to spend 10 months in federal prison for stealing more than $25,000 in unemployment compensation.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois officials say consumers have until Aug. 1 to claim money they may have overpaid for computerized equipment containing DRAM, a type of electronic memory chip.
TOLONO, Ill. (AP) — As Illinois farmers work their way through the winter wheat harvest, many are finding the harsh winter was tough on their crops.