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Southern Illinois jail escapee sentenced after guilty plea in murder case

CARMI, Ill. — White County jail escapee Zachary J. Shock of McLeansboro, Illinois, was sentenced to prison Tuesday after pleading guilty to charges related to a 2016 murder in Hamilton County, Illinois. His jury trial had been set to begin next Monday.

EVANSVILLE COURIER-PRESS - 2018-08-21 23:06:00

State requests extradition of Illinois man in cop's 1980 murder at Hammond hotel

CROWN POINT — The state has requested a 64-year-old Harvey, Illinois, man serving prison time in Illinois be extradited to Lake County for trial in the 1980 murder of off-duty Hammond policeman Larry Pucalik.

NWI.COM - 2018-08-21 23:00:00

Pennsylvania Appellate Court Affirms Significant Ruling in Favor of Federal Signal Corporation in Firefighter Hearing Loss Case - Illinois Latino News

OAK BROOK, Ill.,Aug. 21, 2018/PRNewswire/ —Federal Signal Corporation (NYSE: FSS), a leader in environmental and safety solutions, announced today that aPittsburghcourt of appeals issued an opinion affirming the trial court’s dismissal of a case filed by sevenPittsburghfirefighter plaintiffs who cla

ILLINOISLATINONEWS.COM - 2018-08-21 07:00:00

Illinois State Fair vendors see drop in attendance, sales

This photo shows the 2018 Illinois State Fair Butter Cow unveiled in the Dairy Building at the Illinois State Fairgrounds in Springfield, Ill., Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018. Artist Sarah Pratt sculpted 600 pounds of butter into this year's creation that celebrates the state's bicentennial year. (Ted Schu

HERALD & REVIEW - 2018-08-21 14:57:00

Pineapple Payments Acquires Chicago Technology Company Transax - Illinois Latino News

PITTSBURGH,Aug. 21, 2018/PRNewswire/ — Pineapple Payments, a payment processing technology company, today announced that it has acquired Transax, a payments-focused software company that offers a full-service payment gateway and other omni-channel payment enablement tools for merchants and integrate

ILLINOISLATINONEWS.COM - 2018-08-21 06:00:00

Illinois, other states blast Trump administration coal plan, consider lawsuits

HARTFORD, Conn. — States with a history of fighting air pollution generated by coal-fired power plants on Tuesday criticized a move by President Donald Trump's administration to scale back federal restrictions on emissions, with some threatening court challenges.Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madiga

HERALD & REVIEW - 2018-08-21 21:44:00

Illinois program concluding

Right now, Fulton has about $200,000 in the fund, with two outstanding loans totaling about $230,000 — Fulton Lodging, which has not made any payments to the city in a year, and Danielson Properties. City Administrator Randy Boonstra would like to see the council grant some loan forgiveness in order

CLINTON HERALD - 2018-08-21 21:17:15

Birdhouses sales benefits Illinois Raptor Center

DECATUR – The Art Farm is selling birdhouses decorated by local artists for $25 each, with proceeds to be donated to the Illinois Raptor Center.

HERALD & REVIEW - 2018-08-21 21:04:00

State of Illinois to Issue $920 Million in General Obligation Bonds | Muninet Guide

Featured Municipal Bond Issue, Week of August 20th, 2018: State of Illinois General Obligation Bonds – $920 Million

MUNINETGUIDE.COM - 2018-08-20 16:20:42

Rauner: Plans Underway for a New Illinois Veterans' Home

Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner would like to see the Illinois Veterans’ Home transformed into a premier veterans service facility.After spending the weekend at the home, Rauner told the media Monday that the ball is rolling for the eventual construction of a new facility to replace the 132 year old

KHMORADIO.COM - 2018-08-21 05:11:35

Mesoscale Discussion – possible severe storms over northern Illinois this afternoon/evening

Mesoscale Discussion 1329 NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK Areas affected...Portions of far eastern IA...northern IL...and far southern WI Concerning...Severe potential...Watch unlikely Valid 202146Z - 202345Z Probability of Watch Issuance...20 percent SUMMARY...A narrow spatial window remains

WGNTV.COM - 2018-08-20 22:04:58

Illinois lawmakers seek more information on UI initiative

"It's not lost on me that unfortunately, the Senate Higher Education Committee had to force the issue by scheduling a hearing to bring him in and shed some light on this," Rose said.

TELEGRAPH - 2018-08-21 19:21:26