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Xadrian R. McCraven has a criminal history that includes "at least" 24 arrests on charges including arson, illegal gun possession, attempted robbery, drug possession and aggravated assault, according to federal court records.
Friday's clear skies made it easier to check out the blanket of snow and ice this week's winter storm leaves behind.
Menard County's state's attorney, Ken Baumgarten, has died of natural causes. Sangamon County Coroner Cinda Edwards tells The Associated Press that Baumgarten was pronounced dead Friday at Memorial Medical Center's emergency room in Springfield just before midnight.
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While Illinois Republicans have made solving the state's pension crisis their issue for years, far fewer GOP lawmakers than expected supported the watershed package of reforms passed by the Legislature Tuesday.
Federal health officials, after encouraging alternate sign-up methods amid the fumbled rollout of their online insurance website , began quietly urging counselors around the country this week to stop using paper applications to enroll people in health insurance because of concerns those applications would not be processed in time.
Illinois state Sen. Ira Silverstein filed legislation Tuesday to bar motorists from using the Google Glass devices, which allow wearers to search the Internet, make phone calls and check email.
A large swath of the U.S. is experiencing frigid temperatures, sleet, snow and ice.
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Illinois Teachers' Retirement System, Springfield, has more than doubled the hedge fund-of-funds assets managed by Grosvenor Capital Management to $998 million and terminated K2 Advisors.
Snow is falling in parts of southern Illinois and central Indiana and forecasters say parts of the region could get more than a foot by the time a wintry storm moves through.
A 75-year-old man is recovering after falling from a deer tree stand in a remote part of southwestern Illinois.
The Southern Illinoisan reports Darrell G. Delong was charged with five counts of aggravated driving under the influence and one count of reckless homicide for the Nov. 23 wreck in McLeansboro.
Wednesday's sold-out Rock to the Rescue concert at the Bloomington Coliseum featured Styx, REO Speedwagon and Richard Marx among others.