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Decatur spending $400,000 in federal money on sidewalks

Sat, 09/09/2017 - 6:42am
The Decatur City Council has approved $400,000 to pay for replacing old sidewalks in inner-city neighborhoods

Judge to rule in October on plea withdrawal in 2010 murder

Fri, 09/08/2017 - 5:47pm
A DeKalb County judge says she will rule next month on a man's request to withdraw his guilty plea in the 2010 death of a Northern Illinois University student

NIU plans $20 million renovation to campus student center

Fri, 09/08/2017 - 2:24pm
Plans are underway for a $20 million renovation to Northern Illinois University's Holmes Student Center

Body found in Mississippi River ID'd as missing boater

Fri, 09/08/2017 - 12:43pm
Authorities have identified a man whose body was found in the Mississippi River near St. Louis as a boater who had been missing since Labor Day

Judge gives 4 life terms plus 280 years for Rockford murders

Fri, 09/08/2017 - 9:27am
A northern Illinois judge has sentenced a Rockford man to four life terms plus 280 years in prison in the 2014 killings of his ex-girlfriend, her two young sons and her boyfriend

3 found dead after shooting at northern Illinois home

Fri, 09/08/2017 - 4:35am
Authorities say the deaths of three people found in a northern Illinois home are being investigated as homicides

Man indicted for first-degree murder in parent's deaths

Thu, 09/07/2017 - 7:53pm
A southern Illinois man has been indicted on first-degree murder charges in the deaths of his parents

Man convicted of student's killing seeks plea withdrawal

Thu, 09/07/2017 - 6:44pm
A man seeking to withdraw his guilty plea in the 2010 death of a Northern Illinois University student says he wasn't "right in the head" when he talked to police after his arrest

Former LaSalle County prosecutor hit with misconduct charges

Thu, 09/07/2017 - 3:44pm
A special prosecutor has been put on administrative duty after being indicted for official misconduct

Illinois governor candidate Biss drops socialist running mate from ticket

Thu, 09/07/2017 - 10:53am
A progressive candidate for governor of Illinois was deserted by endorsers and supporters Wednesday night after he bowed to pressure and ditched a running mate who had been critical of Israel.

Illinois State University sees increase in graduate students

Thu, 09/07/2017 - 2:44am
Enrollment figures for the fall semester show that Illinois State University saw a slight drop in undergraduate students but an increase in graduate students this year

Illinois secretary of state warns about flood-damaged cars

Thu, 09/07/2017 - 2:40am
Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White is warning used-car shoppers to beware of automobiles damaged by Hurricane Harvey flooding

Central Illinois man gets 55 years for wife's 1990 murder

Wed, 09/06/2017 - 7:50pm
A 55-year prison sentence has been handed a central Illinois man in the death of his estranged wife 27 years ago

Illinois judge denies release of man on immigration hold

Wed, 09/06/2017 - 4:23pm
An Illinois judge has denied a request to release a man facing a domestic battery charge and on immigration hold, despite his lawyers' insistence that he should be released on bail

Ex-Illinois park district head pleads guilty in fraud case

Wed, 09/06/2017 - 12:08pm
A former Illinois park district director has pleaded guilty to misusing funds from the district and a related foundation, including to build a pond on his property

Father gets 6 years in infant son's asphyxiation death

Wed, 09/06/2017 - 9:11am
A southern Illinois father has been sentenced to six years in prison in the asphyxiation death of his 2-month-old son

Southern Illinois University reports another enrollment drop

Wed, 09/06/2017 - 3:14am
Fall enrollment at Southern Illinois University is seeing a decline of nearly 9 percent compared to last year

Today in History

Tue, 09/05/2017 - 9:01pm
Today in History

Officials in Normal consider help in hiring city manager

Tue, 09/05/2017 - 7:51pm
The city council in Normal is considering hiring a consultant to help find its next city manager

Illinois State Fair attendance up from rain-soaked 2016

Tue, 09/05/2017 - 6:02pm
Officials say attendance at the Illinois State Fair this year improved by more than 15 percent from the rain-soaked 2016 event