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Interim Healthcare in Southern Illinois receives A+ certification for home care

The Home Care Standards Bureau announced today that Interim Healthcare-Southern Illinois is among a distinguished and limited national group of agencies to be recognized with an A-plus certification from HCSB.The Home Care Standards Bureau grants the A-plus certification only to home care agencies t

THE SOUTHERN - 2018-05-27 19:00:00

2 Illinois linebackers arrested for allegedly stealing deer statue, putting it on their roof

This may be the most offseason headline you'll read all summer, folks. Two Illinois football players, linebackers James Marchese and Drew Murtaugh, were arrested earlier this month for allegedly stealing a deer sculpture and taking it home with them to put on their rooftop. The sculpture, which is t

SB NATION - 2018-05-27 18:25:17

Up To 200 Gravestones Vandalized With Swastikas In Illinois Cemetery

More than 1,300 veterans are buried in the cemetery and officials rushed to have the gravestones power washed ahead of Memorial Day on Monday, when a public memorial ceremony is scheduled, CBS News reported.

FORWARD - 2018-05-27 18:00:00

Over 150 Headstones Were Spray-Painted With Swastikas at an Illinois Cemetery

On Saturday, May 26, grounds crews at an Illinois cemetery discovered that more than 150 headstones had been spray-painted with swastikas,BuzzFeed Newsreports. In addition to the grave sites, the Nazi symbol was reportedly found on an old office building and the mausoleum, according to Mark Johnson,

TEEN VOGUE - 2018-05-27 17:43:00

'You Cannot Take Things Lightly' Illinois Mother Turns In Her Son to Prevent Possible School Shooting

Officers began searching for the teen and learned he’d made threats towards students at Belleville East and West High School. Burton allegedly stopped by a Circle K gas station on Tuesday, approached others in the parking lot and began waving his gun while also threatening them. The news outlet said

ATLANTA BLACKSTAR - 2018-05-27 17:15:14

'Where The Children Sleep' exhibit continues at Illinois Holocaust Museum

Striking images by Swedish photographer Magnus Wennman are making an impact at the Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center.The museum, in Skokie, Illinois, is featuring "Where The Children Sleep," through Sept. 16. "Where The Children Sleep" showcases the plight of Syrian refugee children thr

NWI.COM - 2018-05-27 17:00:00

REPORT: Two Illinois Football Players Charged With Theft For Stealing Deer Sculpture

Marchese told police that he and Murtaugh stole the deer sculpture, called “Startled”, from the Champaign park on April 29th while walking home. The two mean took the deer statue and placed int on the roof of their apartment.

DAILYSNARK.COM - 2018-05-27 16:46:33

Temperatures into mid-90s Sunday; Central Illinois counties in hazardous outlook report

Isolated thunderstorms are possible Sundayafternoon and early evening, with the possibility of strong gusty winds, small hail and heavy rainfall.

HERALD & REVIEW - 2018-05-27 16:01:00

Swastikas Painted On Over 200 Tombstones At Illinois Cemetery

GLEN CARBON, IL – A vandal spray-painted black swastikas onto more than 200 tombstones and a building at a southern Illinois cemetery over Memorial Day weekend; the final resting place of about 1,300 veterans. Police were called Saturday morning to Sunset Hills Cemetery in Glen Carbon, near the Miss

PATCH - 2018-05-27 15:54:06

How a group founded in Decatur created Memorial Day. A story 150 years in the making, with Central Illinois roots. 🇺🇸

DECATUR — As America prepares celebrates its 150th Memorial Day, Decatur can take special pride in what has become a national day to remember the sacrifice of veterans who, as President Abraham Lincoln said in his Gettysburg Address, "gave the last full measure of devotion."

HERALD & REVIEW - 2018-05-27 15:39:00

Illinois 200 | O’Hare Airport: For many, the place to reunite with the ones you love best

Editor’s note:The weekly Illinois Bicentennial series is brought to you by the Illinois Associated Press Media Editors and Illinois Press Association. More than 20 newspapers are creating stories about the state’s history, places and key moments in advance of the Bicentennial on Dec. 3, 2018. Storie

TRIBUNELEDGERNEWS.COM - 2018-05-27 15:00:00

Man in custody after swastikas found painted on gravestones - Glen Carbon, Illinois

According toCNN– More than 1,300 veterans are buried at the Sunset Hill Cemetery in Glen Carbon, and officials are working hard to get it cleaned up before a Memorial Day event Monday, CNN affiliate KMOV reported. Glen Carbon is located about 20 miles northeast of St. Louis.

SPRINGFIELDDAILY.COM - 2018-05-27 14:38:50

Illinois man wrongfully convicted seeks compensation

NAPERVILLE, Ill. (AP) — A northern Illinois man wrongfully convicted for killing his mother-in-law in the 1990s now seeks a monetary settlement from the state.William Amor was found guilty for a 1995 murder based on his confession that he lit a vodka-soaked newspaper on fire to burn down the Napervi

CCENTERDISPATCH.COM - 2018-05-27 13:30:19

Hundreds of graves in an Illinois cemetery were defaced with Swastikas

More than 200 headstones in an Illinois cemetery were defaced with Nazi swastikas early Saturday.The hate symbol was sprayed onto 200 headstones, two family mausoleums and another structure in Sunset Hills Cemetery in Glen Carbon, a cemetery official told theHuffington Post.It came only days before

NEWSWEEK - 2018-05-27 13:28:47

Illinois farmer remembers victory in WWII

World War II Veteran Lyndall Pigg, left, recalls his Honor Flight with his son Steve Pigg.Photo by Phyllis Coulter

AGUPDATE.COM - 2018-05-27 13:00:00

Newsviews: Record number of Illinois tourists

A record number of visitors came to Illinois last year, nearly 114 million people.And tourism is serious business. Those visitors gave a $1.1 billion boost to the state's economy.On this Memorial Day when many of us are hitting the road or looking ahead to summer trips, we're talking about the effor

ABC7 CHICAGO - 2018-05-27 12:43:55

Illinois Fighting Illini athletics director Josh Whitman attempts to balance dream job with starting a family

Illinois athletics director Josh Whitman gets some tough love from his daughter, Tate, as his wife, Hope, looks on during an interview in Whitman's office on May 17.(Photo: Jeremy Werner, 247Sports)

247SPORTS - 2018-05-27 12:00:28

Swastikas spray-painted on 150-plus grave markers in Illinois cemetery

I hate to be reporting this days before Memorial Day, but 200+ tombstones we’re vandalized overnight at Sunset Hill Cemetery in Glen Carbon. Suspects spray painting swastikas on them. Over 1,300 veterans are buried here with a big Memorial Day event planned for Monday@KMOVpic.twitter.com/ZcMhPyqvzN—

JERUSALEM POST - 2018-05-27 10:53:00

Homewood Train Station, Homewood, Illinois - May 2018

There are currently49 homes for sale within 1 mileof the Homewood station, including 42 single family homes with an average list price of $183,624, 3 condos/townhomes with an average list price of $111,000, and 2 multi-unit homes with an average list price of $232,000. The Homewood train station is

ACTIVERAIN - 2018-05-27 09:23:12

Illinois Football: Top 8 Illini targets confidence level for 2019

But, the need for more players in this class is there. They need some more top 1000 players to sign up, so this class can go down as legendary. I think this class could be the start of something great for the Illini.

WRITINGILLINI.COM - 2018-05-27 09:03:05