8 hrs ago
Former Country Club Hills Police Chief Pleads Guilty
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. Former Country Club Hills Police Chief Regina Evans pleaded guilty Monday to fraud and money laundering charges related to the misuse of a $1.25 million state grant to a non-profit organization she ran with her husband, Ronald Evans Jr. Evans, 50, appeared before U.S. District Court Judge Sue Myerscough in Springfield, where she ... (more)
15 hrs ago
G. S. Hubbard, the later years
Family was important to Gurdon Saltonstall Hubbard. After his father died in Arkansas, he cared for his mother, brother and sisters by sending them money and bringing two of his sisters to live with him in Danville.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
Guns and Ammo
Illinois Concealed Carry: Prosecutors Give OK While Governor Delays
Gun owners rally at the Capitol in Springfield, Ill., in favor of concealed carry during Illinois Gun Owners Lobby Day on March 6, 2013.
UIS a oeLeadership Liveda Advertisments Attract New Students
Nearly a year after the University of Illinois Springfield launched its first and only campaign brand, "Leadership Lived" is still going strong.
Bureau County Republican
BCR judged best in the state of Illinois! in Princeton, IL
The Bureau County Republican's Editorial and Advertising Departments pose for a photo with the trophy they brought home, designating the newspaper as the best in the state of Illinois in its circulation division.
Pension Fight Shows Democratic Leader Differences
The Democratic-controlled Illinois Legislature is scheduled to address pensions again this week during a special session, but it's unclear if a solution is in reach.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
Police shoot, kill man on West Side as Father's Day weekend gun violence grips Chicago
Officers say they tried to pull over a car in an area known for drug activity at approximately 2:30 a.m. That's when they say a passenger jumped out of the car near 18th Street and Springfield.
McCaleb: 'Nothing' is the word of the week in Springfield
SPRINGFIELD – Turns out, no one in the state's capital thinks pension reform will get passed during Gov. Pat Quinn's one-day special session either.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
Lincoln Daily News
Gardening author Peter Hatch to give presentations on historic gardens
Central Illinois welcomes Peter J. Hatch for two separate presentations next week on the historic gardens at Thomas Jefferson's home, Monticello.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
The Daily Gazette
Newspaper staff wins 25 state awards in Dixon IL, Sterling, IL and Rock Falls IL
This photo from Lowell Park in Dixon by Sauk Valley Media Photo Editor Alex T. Paschal won a first-place award Friday in the Feature Photo category from the Illinois Press Association.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
LRS to Exhibit at HP Discover, Las Vegas June 11-13
SPRINGFIELD, lll., June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Levi, Ray & Shoup, Inc. is exhibiting at the HP Discover show in Las Vegas, Nevada at The Venetian/The Palazzo Hotel, June 11-13, 2013.
St. Vincent Hospital celebrates 125th anniversary
"We've had activities all week," says Chief Nurse Executive Paula Hafeman. "Every colleague is part of our mission, and they are carrying on the Sisters mission, so they're celebrating with our Sisters and our leadership."
Bureau County Republican
Youth Police Camp accepting teen participants
SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois State Police and the American Legion have announced plans for the 41st annual American Legion Youth Police Camp to be at the Illinois National Guard Academy located at Camp Lincoln, Springfield, from June 23 to 28. Dozens of aspiring teens from across Illinois will discover career opportunities through training ... (more)
The Caterpillar company's logo is seen on equipment in Springfield, Ill.
Caterpillar spokeswoman Rachel Potts said Thursday that the Caterpillar Foundation has decided to withdraw its supports for Boy Scouts of America.
The Logan County Herald
Sedlacek named June Employee of the Month at ALMH
Timothy Sedlacek of Springfield has been named the June Employee of the Month at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Lincoln.
Link Cards buy twice the groceries at farmers markets
Farmers markets during summertime are the place to be in Illinois. Now, thanks to a push by Governor Quinn, more Link Card holders can visit these markets to buy locally-grown produce.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Conceal And Carry Not Welcomed By Mayor Of East St. Louis
St. Clair County State's Attorney Brendan Kelly said he will not set guidelines for conceal and carry before lawmakers in Springfield, Illinois act.
Central Illinois Sees Warmest Temps of the Season Wednesday
With temperatures in the low to mid 90'sm, and the sun beating down Wednesday, people at Knight's Action Park in Springfield were doing whatever they could to stay cool.
Morris Daily Herald
Deadline to become write-in candidate for ISB is June 25
Farmers interested in running for open director positions with the Illinois Soybean Board have the option to be a write-in candidate for the six open Illinois districts.