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Highland man dies in rural Illinois crash

Gavin C. Twitty, 22, was pronounced dead at the scene after the crash, about 11:30 p.m. on Illinois Route 127 north of Greenville in Bond County.


Illinois gun rights referendum results surprise even 2nd Amendment leadership

In Chicago/Cook County, 90.43% of the voters agreed with this referendum, "Should the State of Illinois strengthen penalties for the illegal trafficking of firearms and require all gun dealers to be certified by the State?""The Chicago/Cook County referendum was obviously written as a trick question


Skeletal remains found in southern Illinois

Skeletal remains were uncovered in Washington Park, Illinois by a tree trimmer Monday, according to theBelleville-News Democrat.


This Mac And Cheese Bar In Illinois Is Basically Heaven On Earth

There’s a mac and cheese bar in Morris, Illinois that will give you a hearty meal you’ll never forget. If you love cheesy pasta, this restaurant will be right your alley. Forget the blue box when you can get a meal made fresh at this joint.


Illinois State Police Released Statement Contradicts Eyewitnesses Account of Jemel Roberson’s Murder

“Upon his arrival, Midlothian Police Officer encountered a subject in plain black clothing with no markings readily identifying him as a security guard, armed with a gun in the west parking lot. According to witness statements, the Midlothian Officer gave the armed subject multiple verbal commands t

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Tanning Bed Habit Leaves Illinois Woman with Hole in Her Face: 'It Became an Addiction'

Warning: This story contains graphic imagesAn Illinois woman is issuing a warning after years of tanning bed use has left her with a gaping hole in her face due to cancer.Carrie Doles, 34,told WFLDthat she never thought twice about using a tanning bed during her college years. At one point, she was


Significant snow expected for parts of Missouri and Illinois Thursday

ST. LOUIS — With cold air already in place, a developing storm system will spread snow across portions of Missouri and Illinois by Wednesday night and continuing into Thursday. Some of the snow could be heavy at times, especially southeast of St. Louis.A Winter Storm Watch has been posted just east


Man arrested in shooting death of 12-year-old in Illinois

DECATUR, Ill. – Authorities say a 20-year-old man has been arrested following the shooting death of a 12-year-old boy in central Illinois.The shooting happened Monday evening near downtown Decatur.Police say officers responding to a report of shots fired found the boy, who was taken to a hospital an


ST. JOHN'S HOSPITAL SPRINGFIELD ILLINOIS: HSHS St. John’s Hospital Unveils 1908 Race Riot Healing Garden and Exhibit

E.J. Kuiper, MHA, DPT, FACHE, president and CEO of HSHS Central Illinois Division welcomed everyone to the unveiling at the new HSHS St. John’s Hospital Women and Children’s Clinic on Ninth Street. The clinic is located near the foundations of homes that were burned during the riot. Sister Maureen O


Illinois security guard saved bar patrons’ lives; then police showed up and shot him to death

Tragedy struck the south Chicago suburbs this weekend when Midlothian, Illinois, policeshot and killed a security guardwho had subdued a would-be murderer outside a bar.


What Can Missouri Learn from Illinois' Medical Marijuana Experience?

Medical marijuana is coming to Missouri, but it's already been in Illinois for three years. So, what can the 'Show Me State' expect based on that? Chris Stone is CEO of HCI Alternatives, with locations in Collinsville and Springfield. He feels Missouri can learn a lot. "I would definitely tell the M


Illinois City Has 3rd-Highest Holiday Spending In U.S.: Study

ILLINOIS — The holiday season is getting into full swing and with all that festive cheer comes the risk of slightly less-than-cheery debt. According to a new holiday budget study by WalletHub, the average American will spend upwards of $1,000 this season. One Illinois city that topped the 2018 Holid


Contest announced to name rehabbed Illinois State Fairgrounds Coliseum

SPRINGFIELD — A contest to name the historic Illinois State Fairgrounds Coliseum is underway.The Illinois Fairgrounds Foundation announced the contest Tuesday. It runs through Dec. 14. Current members of Illinois 4-H, FFA and the Junior Horseman's Council are eligible to submit naming ideas.The coli

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Georgetown vs. Illinois Preview

Heading into his second year as head coach at the University of Illinois, Brad Underwood faces another tough coaching challenge this year, after a bumpy debut season that saw the Fighting Illini finish 4-14 in Big Ten conference play. Facing some significant roster turnover heading into this season,


Illinois' Most-Googled Thanksgiving Recipe Might Surprise You

ILLINOIS — Thanksgiving is this month and you know that that means: copious amounts of savory turkey, creamy mashed potatoes, mac and cheese and fluffy bread rolls. But that's exactly not what most people in Illinois are Googling.


City Club of Chicago: Illinois Medical District CEO Suzet McKinney

Michael Dandorph, Andrea Zopp and Suzet McKinney at the City Club of Chicago, November 13, 2018 (City Club of Chicago)


Winter Weather Advisory: Entire Illinois Listening Area

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow, sleet or freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Expect slippery roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.


Incoming Illinois House Democrat calls for ‘no’ vote on Madigan for speaker

Incoming state Rep. Anne Stava-Murray, D-Naperville,confirmedNov. 12 on Facebook that she would fulfill her campaign pledge to reject Madigan as speaker of the House.


Tax experts say Illinois millionaires could try to flout progressive tax

J.B. Pritzker, Illinois' next governor, promised higher taxes on the wealthy would provide for new state revenue to spend on everything from roads to schools, but some tax experts say other states have sometimes had trouble collecting from wealthier residents who own property and businesses elsewher


Police officers mistakenly shot and killed a security guard at a Illinois bar after he pulled out his gun to stop an armed patron

Jemel Roberson, 26, was shot and killed by a police officer early Sunday morning at Manny's Blue Room Lounge in Robbins, Illinois.Roberson, an armed security guard, had just apprehended a bar patron involved in a gunfight when police arrived.Police saw Roberson with a gun and opened fire, witnesses