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Unannounced new business will find a home in this struggling Fairview Heights strip mall
“They’ve signed a lease, but they’ve asked that we don’t share the news until they get farther along in the process,” said Paul Ellis, economic development director.
Man killed in early Sunday morning shooting
ST. LOUIS, MO – A man is dead after an early Sunday morning shooting. It happened around 12:35am in the 4900 block of Plover, in the Walnut Park East neighborhood in north St. Louis.
Illinois 200: Bradley U. founder at top of voters' groundbreaking women list
SPRINGFIELD — Voters in the Illinois Top 200 project have put Lydia Moss Bradley, founder of Peoria's Bradley University, at No. 1 on the list of groundbreaking women in Illinois history.
Hunter rescued after getting lost in Shawnee National Forest
JACKSON COUNTY, IL (KFVS) - A hunter was found after getting lost in the Shawnee National Forest near Horseshoe Bluff according to the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office.The call came in around 7:37 p.m. on Saturday, October 13.The 46-year-old man from Springfield was found after contacting his cell ph
Hit-and-run sends 1 to hospital
Brian Griffin, 41, of West Paducah was riding his 2007 Harley-Davidson eastbound when he was rear-ended by an unknown vehicle, deputies said.Griffin and a witness each described the vehicle as a black, four-door Chevrolet Impala. They said it did not stop, continuing eastbound on the road.
Freeze warning issued for Chicago area, NW Indiana
While the forecast overnight low for Chicago was about 33 degrees, temperatures could drop to close to 30 in suburban Cook County and into the upper 20s in the surrounding counties, according to the National Weather Service.
Sears In Trouble; Illinois’s Most Competitive House Races; Illinois’s Top 10 Scientists
Sears, one of the oldest departments stores, is nearing bankruptcy. Sears' stock has fallen more than 50% since Oct. 8 as it faces a debt repayment deadline for $134 million on Oct. 15.(Miosotis Jade/Wikimedia Commons)
Loudermilk Ruled Out For Illinois, Dixon Questionable
MADISON, Wis. --No. 23 Wisconsin (4-2, 2-1) has already ruled sophomore defensive endIsaiahh Loudermilkout for Saturday's game against Illinois (3-2, 1-2).
Illinois’ defense is ______
Atrocious. Egregious. Incomprehensible. Whatever pertinent adjective you'd like to use to describe the miserable showing against Purdue. It really hasn't gotten better since Kent State, either. Illinois is averaging allowing over 500 yards and 31.5 points per game defensively. They are ranked 14th o
Du Quoin falls at Nashville, 29-20
NASHVILLE -- After rolling undefeated through the first six weeks of the season, the Du Quoin High School football team is now looking for answers after two straight losses.The Indians dropped to third in their own conference after falling at Nashville, 29-20, on the road Friday night.
Illinois Democrat Candidate Under Fire for Freeing Child Sex Abuser
Democrat Brendan Kelly is running for Congress in Illinois’ 12th Congressional District, but now, only weeks before Election Day, his work as a state’s attorney is coming back to haunt him after opponents began hitting him for freeing a child sex abuser in a plea deal while he was in the prosecutor’
Franklin County woman arrested in domestic dispute
BUCKNER, IL. (WJPF) – A Franklin County woman wound up in jail, a man in the hospital after a domestic dispute Wednesday.
Franklin Co., IL woman accused of stabbing man in back
BUCKNER, IL (KFVS) - The stabbing of a man in Buckner, Illinois is under investigation.According to the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to a domestic dispute on Wednesday, Oct. 10 around 3:26 p.m.Deputies say they found that a 29-year-old man with a serious stab wound to his bac
Jim Nowlan: Illinois higher education — from best to bleakest
Today, in contrast, about half of all Illinois high school grads headed to college flee to institutions out of state. This can be turned around, but not without a renewed collaboration among state leadership on affordability, focus and understanding of the new realities.
UNO's Diego Gutierrez scores twice as Mavericks best Western Illinois in Summit League play
Gutierrez, a Ralston graduate who has scored seven of UNO's 12 goals this season, put the Mavs in front by scoring from outside the box with just over six minutes left before halftime.
Ohio Falls to Northern Illinois
Marcus Jones ran 2 yards for the go-ahead touchdown with 4:51 left and left tackle Max Scharping caught a pass for the 2-point conversion as Northern Illinois battled back from a 21-9 deficit after three quarters to earn a 24-21 Mid-America Conference victory over Ohio Saturday afternoon.Nathan Rour
Central Illinois Sees the Earliest Snowfall Since 2014
Peoria, IL - For the first time since October 2nd, 2014 Central Illinois had snow fall in October. While some areas saw enough snow to cover grassy areas and elevated surfaces, most of Central Illinois didn't receive measurable (0.1") snow. When an area receives less than measurable precipitation it
Illinois boy believed to be only patient in world diagnosed with rare disease
In this Dec. 10, 2017 photo provided by the family, Jon and Kari Kilquist sit with their children, from left, Will, who was born with a list of mysterious symptoms, Emmy and Owen at their home in Murphysboro, Ill.(AP)WASHINGTON –The youngster's mysterious symptoms stumped every expert his parents co
Benton man gets 18 months in prison for defrauding SIH while he worked there
BENTON — A former Southern Illinois Healthcare employee has been sentenced to serve more than a year in federal prison for defrauding the company while he worked there.According to a news release from U.S. Attorney Steven D. Weinhoeft, Cary E. Mosley, 48, will also serve a period of house arrest aft
Jimmies top third-ranked Illinois
Haney turned over University of Illinois in the Jimmie zone and beat Fighting Illini goalie Jake Barnhart on the breakaway 17 seconds into the contest. Jamestown beat third-ranked Illinois 3-2, and the two teams will face each other for Round 2 tonight at 7 p.m."It was that early, I don't even know