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New fish cakes aimed at controlling invasive Asian carp

Fri, 02/02/2018 - 1:24am
A Louisiana chef has launched a new product aimed at controlling invasive Asian carp by marketing them as Silverfin fish cakes

Today in History

Thu, 02/01/2018 - 10:01pm
Today in History

University of Illinois launches bioenergy research center

Thu, 02/01/2018 - 2:41pm
The University of Illinois is launching a new bioenergy research center that will be used to generate new fuel products directly from plants

Rauner urges unity, tax cuts

Wed, 01/31/2018 - 4:49pm
Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner urged bipartisanship Wednesday to confront Illinois' economic crisis, at times drawing mock applause from Democratic legislators who blame him for exacerbating the mess by proposing tax cuts they say the state can't afford.

Central Illinois woman gets 40 years for killing mother

Wed, 01/31/2018 - 3:57pm
A 40-year prison sentence has been handed a central Illinois woman who admitted to participating in the stabbing death of her mother

The Latest: Rauner to name sex-harassment compliance officer

Wed, 01/31/2018 - 11:23am
Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner is set to give his fourth State of the State address

Illinois mayor, 91, retires after nearly 55 years

Wed, 01/31/2018 - 10:28am
The longest serving mayor in Illinois is preparing to retire at the age of 91

New Scott Air Force commandeer named after colonel ousted

Wed, 01/31/2018 - 9:57am
A colonel has been named to take over command of 375th Air Mobility Wing at Scott Air Force weeks after the previous commander lost the job amid sexual misconduct allegations

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner to deliver State of the State

Wed, 01/31/2018 - 9:26am
Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner is set to give his fourth State of the State address.

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner to deliver State of the State

Wed, 01/31/2018 - 7:58am
Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner is set to give his fourth State of the State address

Sheriff son of Warren Buffett to donate $1.4M to county

Wed, 01/31/2018 - 3:49am
A central Illinois sheriff who's the son of billionaire investor Warren Buffett says he's gearing up to donate $1.4 million to pay for wide-ranging expenses from new software at the jail to drug-related autopsies

Body of missing woman found near southern Illinois lake

Tue, 01/30/2018 - 8:57pm
Authorities in southern Illinois have found the body of a woman who was reported missing early in January

25 sites in Illinois added to historic places register

Tue, 01/30/2018 - 8:56pm
A retirement home, a park, several schools, a theater and a site where a tavern once stood are among 25 buildings and properties up and down Illinois that have joined the ranks of the National Register of Historic Places

Democratic governor candidates make pitches to southern Illinois voters

Tue, 01/30/2018 - 8:39pm
President Donald Trump may be a racist and a bigot, said the six Democratic candidates for Illinois governor Tuesday night, but the people who voted for him did so in spite of those characteristics, not because of them.

Walgreens to pay $2M to settle suit over expired baby food

Tue, 01/30/2018 - 4:10pm
Authorities say Walgreens has agreed to pay more than $2 million to three Northern California counties to settle a lawsuit alleging the Illinois-based company was selling expired baby food, infant formula and over-the counter drugs

Illinois man who killed wife's divorce lawyer dies in prison

Tue, 01/30/2018 - 2:27pm
A Southern Illinois man who killed his ex-wife's divorce lawyer before heled police on a 13-week manhunt two decades ago has died in prison

Prosecutor clears Peoria officers in shooting death case

Tue, 01/30/2018 - 1:30pm
Prosecutors in central Illinois have determined that six police officers acted in self-defense when they fatally shot a suspected bank robber last fall

Autopsy: Driver shot by police died from gunshot wound

Tue, 01/30/2018 - 9:08am
Preliminary autopsy results show that a driver fatally shot by a northern Illinois police officer during a traffic stop died from a gunshot wound

Authorities: Rare synthetic drugs found in central Illinois

Tue, 01/30/2018 - 3:51am
Authorities say two rare synthetic drugs that could be fatal have been found in central Illinois

Priest accused of having child porn free on $250,000 bond

Tue, 01/30/2018 - 3:49am
A Catholic priest who was arrested in southern Illinois on child pornography charges is now free on bond