Wednesday May 8
Former southern Illinois mayor pleads guilty to federal charges
Former Bridgeport, Illinois mayor Max Schauf has entered a guilty plea to charges of federal mail fraud and obstruction of justice.
Sun May 05, 2013
16 Year Old Laura Estrada Missing Since April 26, 2013 in Bridgeport, IL
She was last seen 4 days before her 16th birthday in the 900 block of West 34th Place of her South Side Bridgeport neighborhood.
Teen Girl Missing From Bridgeport
Laura Estrada, 16, was last seen April 26 in the 900 block of West 34th Place, according to a community alert from Area Central detectives.
Fri Apr 12, 2013
Evansville Courier & Press
Diocese plans big cuts to Catholic parishes in Southern Illinois
Catholics in the neighboring Illinois Diocese of Belleville are being directed to plan on parish partnerships as the Diocese expect to covert 116 parishes into 50.
Thu Mar 28, 2013
Stars and Stripes
Illinois' terrorism law is constitutional, judge rules
A Cook County judge upheld on Wednesday the constitutionality of the state's little-used terrorism law while declining to dismiss terrorism-related charges against three protesters accused of plotting to use Molotov cocktails to blow up political targets during last year's NATO summit in Chicago.