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1 hr ago | Switched
Illinoisans have a reluctant love affair -- or perhaps an unhappy arranged marriage -- with government.
2 hrs ago | WJPF-AM Carterville
The family of an SIU student who was found dead in a wooded area of Carbondale plan to file a Wrongful Death lawsuit against the person police say he was last seen with.
6 hrs ago | CBS Local
A state commission has fined managers of both of Illinois' State Fairs for ethics violations over beer tickets, reports WBBM's Nancy Harty.
8 hrs ago | WAND-TV Decatur
State officials say the closure of a southern Illinois center for people with developmental disabilities will be a "long process."
10 hrs ago | Merced Sun-Star
Q: I read with interest your article on venting a bathroom fan. I live in Austin, Texas, and my daughter lives in Illinois.
After graduating from Illinois' motorcycle safety class, instructors say, some students rush out and buy a monster racing bike that can go 140 mph - and they can't handle it.
Less is making Illinois' unemployment rate look better, but the Illinois Policy Institute explains that it's a distorted view.
The push is on to raise statewide cigarette taxes in Illinois by $1 a pack, reported The Chicago Tribune .
The Southern Illinoisan reports that the students found a bundle of whelk shells and bird bones tied together.
A West Side man has been charged with the armed robbery of five passengers on a CTA Orange Line train last week.
Jeremy Noelle is the Local Union Council 31 representative for the American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees.
Today's ruling by the U.S. District Court in the District of Columbia, as reported by attorney Alan Gura , that the city's ban on carrying of handguns outside the home doesn't stand up to constitutional muster "under any level of scrutiny" could have far-reaching implications.
The federal overlords have staged yet another massive display of illicit police state force, this time in rural Illinois where the home of a man charged with possession of child pornography was raided by agents of the Department of Homeland Security , with the full backing of local law enforcement.
The legal marijuana market in Colorado has created a bonanza for "green entrepreneurs" and tax collectors in the state.
Severe storms are threatening the midwestern United States this weekend with over 100 million Americans at risk of facing severe weather.
Hundreds attended funeral services at Living Word Christian Center for 11-year-old Shamiya Adams, who was shot and killed during a sleepover with a friend in Garfield Park.
Richie Baker owns the theater in the southwest Illinois town. He tells The Southern Illinoisan that two new digital projectors are on the way at a cost of $70,000.
Updated: Mon Jul 28, 2014 03:18 pm
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