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Police chief quits, citing 'discrimination' by village board

Tue, 10/31/2017 - 2:34am
The police chief of Moweaqua in central Illinois has resigned, citing a hostile work environment created by village officials

10 agriculture projects in Illinois to receive $550,000

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 7:57pm
Ten agriculture-related projects that are looking for way to expand the availability of fresh, locally-grown produce in Illinois will be sharing $550,000

Coroner: 16-year-old Peoria boy shot in chest 3 times

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 11:56am
Authorities in Peoria say a 16-year-old boy found dead in an alley was shot three times in the chest and most likely died instantly

Injured western Illinois farmer gets help with harvest

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 10:38am
Eighteen western Illinois farmers pitched in to help harvest beans and corn belonging to a farmer who recently fell from his grain trailer and broke two vertebrae

Illinois State police offer safety tips for Halloween

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 1:53am
The Illinois State Police is offering Halloween safety tips for trick-or-treaters and motorists

Central Illinois educator named state's teacher of the year

Sun, 10/29/2017 - 7:55am
The Illinois State Board of Education has named a high school English and literature teacher from central Illinois as its Illinois Teacher of the Year

WWII veteran laid to rest in Illinois, 73 years after death

Sun, 10/29/2017 - 6:51am
Relatives of a World War II veteran who was presumed dead following a 1944 battle in the Netherlands have laid his remains to rest in central Illinois

SIU to delay decision on ending Africana Studies for 1 year

Sat, 10/28/2017 - 9:54am
The chancellor of Southern Illinois University Carbondale says he will delay for a year a decision on eliminating the Africana Studies major

Herrin's 1927 bronze World War I statue needs repairs

Sat, 10/28/2017 - 6:01am
Efforts are underway in the southern Illinois city of Herrin to raise money to repair a bronze statue that commemorates those who fought in World War I

Pat Quinn says he wants to run for attorney general

Fri, 10/27/2017 - 3:19pm
Former Gov. Pat Quinn told the Chicago Sun-Times Friday that he wants to run for Illinois attorney general.

Lawyer: Mom killed for threat to reveal child's prostitution

Fri, 10/27/2017 - 1:23pm
The lawyer for a man accused in the death of the mother of his accomplice says the crime occurred because the victim threatened to tell police her daughter was a prostitute

Average deer harvest expected in Illinois

Fri, 10/27/2017 - 12:19pm
Illinois hunters are estimated to harvest about 150,000 deer this fall and winter

Young girl's death changes way Illinois manages abuse cases

Fri, 10/27/2017 - 9:45am
An Illinois Department of Children and Family Services report details a troubled mother's abuse of her children and recognizes the agency could have removed the five siblings from her home long before she killed her 4-year-old daughter