Wednesday May 15
Driver said he fell asleep, but police say alcohol played part in semi crash
A Roodhouse, Illinois man is in jail after he drove a semi off the roadway while under the influence, Illinois State Police said.
Slain family laid to rest
A family of five was laid to rest Wednesday after a brutal murder last week. Brittney Luark, James Ray Rolston and their two children were killed in their home.
WHBF-TV Rock Island
Group names 10 most endangered historic places
The 1-time Chicago home of legendary bluesman Muddy Waters and a 19th century hotel in Quincy are among the 10 most endangered historic places in Illinois.
The Hartford Courant
Illinois shootings: Grandmother, young couple, two sons slain
A grandmother, a young couple and their two small children, 1 and 5, were found slain in a home in the small town of Manchester, about 50 miles southwest of Springfield , according to police and relatives.
Motorcycle club member reaches plea deal after armed robbery
Zane Liggett, 55, of Camp Point entered a plea deal with the state. He pleaded guilty to felony mob action charges in return for the state dropping multiple firearms and robbery charges for the May 2012 incident.