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LINCOLN -- Two shifts of Illinois Department of Corrections employees held a demonstration outside of Logan Correctional Center Monday to call for improved ...
Crystal Lake-Cary, IL - A Chevy Cruze collided with a semi-truck on Route 14 in unincorporated Woodstock Monday morning.

A 21-year-old nonsmoker signing up for a second-lowest-cost silver plan with Health Alliance Medical Plans in many counties of East Central Illinois - among them Champaign, Vermilion, Coles, Ford, Edgar, Douglas, Piatt and Iroquois - can expect to ...
On October 5, 2016, the Cook County Board of Commissioners enacted an ordinance that will require employers throughout Cook County, Illinois to provide paid sick leave to employees (the "Cook County Ordinance"). The Cook County Ordinance adopts the ...
SPRINGFIELD - A statewide digital media and newsprint advertising push begins this week to reunite $2 billion in unclaimed property with residents, Illinois ...
PRINCETON - A recent study completed by ValuePenguin, a company designed to help consumers understand financial topics by providing a free source of ...

DEKALB, Ill. (AP) - DeKalb County Historians are celebrating sites that housed runaway slaves 170 years ago. The (DeKalb) Daily Chronicle reports that historical markers have been dedicated at three sites to signify spots on the underground railroad ...
As circuit clerk for the past 12 years, Kachibouras has taken modest pride in efficiently managing the second-largest clerk's office out of 102 Illinois counties. "I'm the first circuit clerk in the county's history who did not come up through the ...
It names several Cook County judges and Sheriff Tom Dart as defendants. The plaintiffs say the practice under Illinois law of setting bail amounts in excess of what inmates can pay violates their constitutional rights. Sheriff's Department Chief Policy ...
Mark Dinglasan is executive director of Court Appointed Special Advocates of Cook County, which receives three to four requests from Juvenile Court judges ...
DECATUR- Recently, the Macon County Museum has a new claim to fame. A signed land grant from the 7th president of the United States, Andrew Jackson.
NORMAL - The Woodford County Sheriff's Office is helping to investigate the stabbing death of a Bloomington man early Sunday morning.
On Saturday, October 15 at approximately 3:09 PM emergency officials were dispatched to a report of a motorcycle crash on South Road approximately 3/10 of a mile north of Highway 50, in the Town of Lyons, according to the Walworth County Sheriff's Office.
PISCATAWAY, N.J. - Kendrick Foster scored two touchdowns and Darius Mosely returned an interception 75 yards for a touchdown as Illinois snapped a four-game losing streak with a 24-7 victory over mistake-prone Rutgers on Saturday. Foster ran 5 yards ...
CHAMPAIGN - Signing up for coverage when Obamacare open enrollment begins Nov. 1? Prepare for a bit of sticker shock. In all areas of Illinois, rate ...
Illinois (KFVS) -. An Illinois man is in custody after leading authorities with multiple law enforcement agencies in Illinois on a high-speed chase on Friday, October 15. According to the authorities, a vehicle pursuit was initiated by the Royalton ...
A 27-year-old Mt. Vernon woman has pleaded guilty to one of three drug charges pending against her. Mallory Ritchey of South 14th admitted to unlawful possession of the narcotic drug Diazepam.

A 25-year-old Chicago man has been charged in Marion County Court with two counts of unlawful acquisition of a controlled substance.
Washington CO.-- Illinois state police are reporting that a 2 vehicle hit and run occurred Friday October 14th on Interstate 64.
An Illinois man was arrested early Friday by Washington police on firearms violations after he was spotted driving erratically and stopped by an officer.
Miller and colleagues analyzed surveys from more than 3,000 Illinois farmers in counties where wild hog populations have been reported and in adjacent counties in Southern Illinois and in Fulton County. They also analyzed surveys from 471 farmers in ...
Jabusch has 18 years experience in Illinois community colleges (Rock Valley, McHenry County and Spoon River) and holds a master's in instructional technology and telecommunications from Western Illinois and a bachelor's in Mathematics and computer ...
Chicago (AP) - Cook County President Toni Preckwinkle has proposed a budget that includes a penny-per-ounce tax on sugary beverages.
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle on Thursday will propose a penny-an-ounce tax on sweetened beverages including pop, lemonade and sports drinks to help close a 2017 budget shortfall, a move that comes just 15 months after she pushed ...
A Madison County man captured in West Virginia last month and accused of abducting his 13-year-old stepdaughter and her infant son has been brought back to Illinois. Christopher M. Derleth, 39, was being held in the Madison County Jail on Wednesday ...
Officials say the disease is making new appearances in 16 counties, including DeKalb, Winnebago, LaSalle, and Ogle counties. Doug Dufford is with the Illinois Department of natural resources. He says there's no solution to eliminate the disease, but ...
Health Alliance Medical Plan and health care Service corporation (dba Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois) are the only companies still available to residents in the three counties. Offering Humana Health Plan as well, Brown County residents retain ...
The Republican Central Committee of Crawford County in downstate Illinois and western Illinois Congressional candidate Patrick Harlan sued in August, claiming a state law guaranteeing same-day registration for high-population counties only benefits ...
The Cook County "Earned Sick Leave" Ordinance mandates that employers in Cook County, Illinois, allow eligible employees to accrue up to 40 hours of paid sick leave in each 12-month period of their employment.
KANKAKEE, Ill. (AP) -- A northern Illinois county has enlisted a specially trained dog to help officers track child pornography.
Joliet - The two top Democrats in the Illinois Legislature urged on Friday fellow party members in Will County to turn out the vote in November while voicing concerns about the money being spent by Gov.
election Day voter registration will be allowed this November at all polling places in Cook County and Illinois' other more populated counties, after a federal appeals court refused to speed up proceedings in the case, pushing briefing in the matter ...
Joliet, IL - Workforce Services Division of Will County and the Illinois Department of employment Security will host the second of its new weekly job fairs from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Cook County holds hearings for adults 365 days a year. The county says its previous practice of limiting of juvenile hearings to weekdays was in compliance with state law and that other counties do the same. Judge Evans said in a written statement ...
The Illinois Department of insurance says 75 percent of Illinois counties will have only one or two insurance companies selling coverage on the health law marketplace for 2017.
Smaller counties that don't keep electronic poll books must offer same-day registration at their main election office or at polling places in the county's larger Municipalities. The law was challenged by a Republican candidate for Congress in ...
The Illinois farm Bureau is a member of the American Farm Bureau Federation, a national organization of farmers and ranchers.
In Cook County, shackles are not used on youth. In Kane County courtrooms, where juveniles come from Kane and DuPage counties, the shackles are used for some youths and not others at the discretion of each judge. The restraints range in style - some ...
The Community bankers Association of Illinois (CBAI) is announcing the election of Kim McKee, vice president and chief operating officer of North central bank, as chairman of the CBAI Foundation for Community Banking.
QUINCY -- women from a five-county area of West-Central Illinois may be eligible to receive a free mammogram Oct. 22.
Chicago (AP) - Choices will be fewer for health insurance marketplace customers shopping for 2017 coverage in many parts of President Barack Obama's home state.
Allegations of voter fraud and voter intimidation in an Illinois county are being investigated by a local district attorney's office, according to a report.
Several other Illinois counties already have successfully merged the two offices. To do so in McHenry County, voters would have to approve it via referendum.
Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan and U.S. Attorney James A. Lewis met with the Kankakee County state's attorney and a representative from the local clerk's office Wednesday to discuss voter fraud and intimidation allegations in the county ...
Merisant, an artificial sweetener manufacturer known for producing Equal, plans to close its Manteno, Ill. plant by mid-December and move out of state, the Daily Journal reports.
510 North First Street; from First County Cank; to Emmit D. Edwards; $7,000. 1606 Terry Lane; from Theresa I. Noble; to Carol J. Marriott; $55,000.
Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan and U.S. Attorney James A. Lewis met with the Kankakee County state's attorney and a representative from the local clerk's office Wednesday to discuss voter fraud and intimidation allegations in the county ...
A 33-year-old Jefferson County woman has died in a two vehicle crash on Illinois Route 142 between Opdyke and Belle Rive.
"Less than one month after the St. Paul City Council approved Minnesota's second paid sick days law, the Cook County Board of Commissioners in Illinois today approved a measure that will guarantee hundreds of thousands of additional workers the right ...
The Kankakee County State's Attorney's Office said it opened the voter fraud investigation in response to allegations that "gifts" were given to voters in exchange for a vote for Democratic state Rep. Kate Cloonen, presidential nominee Hillary Clinton ...


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