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Murphysboro 5K Run for Jaxon
Dozens of Jackson County community members and grade schools kids hit the streets of Murphysboro Saturday for a good cause.
Teens Get Probation for Convenience Store Robberies
The robberies happened in January at Casey's General Store locations in Elkville and Murphysboro, and at the Huck's Convenience Store in Murphysboro.
News Minute: Here is the latest Illinois news from The Associated Press
Illinois Treasurer Dan Rutherford is asking a federal judge to throw out the lawsuit filed by one of his former employees.
Class Act: Marcy Weber
"I first met Marcy when I was in high school. She was my freshman English teacher, and I was just taken with her right away.
Quinn Announces $8.6 Billion Road Project
Gov. Pat Quinn says a new $8.6 billion construction program will improve roads and bridges throughout the state.
Algonqiun's Montarra Grill among top restaurants
ALGONQUIN – Thrillist, a men's digital lifestyle publication, has named Montarra Grill in Algonquin among its "12 Best Illinois Restaurants not in Chicago."
DeSoto Firefighter Loses Elkville Home to Fire
Firefighters from Elkville, Ava, Dowell, Vergennes, DeSoto and Murphysboro Pomona Somerset fire departments were called to a home along Hallidayboro Road around 6 p.m. Monday and fought the fire for about six hours.
The Daily Gazette
Closer Look: Quinn's budget holds a few surprises
This Feb. 24, 2012, file photo shows the exterior of the Illinois Youth Center in Joliet.
WHBF-TV Rock Island
Quinn's proposes repurposing southern Ill. lockup
A southern Illinois juvenile prison closed for cost-cutting reasons may be reopened as an adult lockup for drunk driving offenders if Gov. Pat Quinn has his way.