Illinois man who awoke to find a bat on his neck dies of rabies: health officials
Community members gather Saturday morning as 24 teams participated in the Peacemaker Project 703 Wiffle Ball tournament at Sliderz Bar & Grill. READ MORE HERE.
Mount Zion High School Mixed Ensemble, directed by Rich Hansen, sings "The Star-Spangled Banner."
“Taps” performed by Macon County Honor Guard during memorial service. READ MORE HERE.
In a small town where sports are sacred, Anna-Jonesboro Community High School wants to use nearly half of its $1.9 million in federal COVID-19 relief dollars to install artificial turf on the football field and to resurface the track.
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Chicago was listed in the top 10 of 159 cities studied by Climate Central for urban heat.
Brookfield zoo in Chicago uploaded video of their animals getting soaked to celebrate 'international bath day' on Monday (June 14).
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URBANA — The University of Illinois wants to create more guaranteed-admission partnerships with community colleges statewide to improve access for thousands of potential transfer students.
The CEO of a Central Illinois ethanol production facility thinks there is still plenty of room for the ethanol industry to grow, despite the current uncertainty in the worldwide trade market, much of which has been inflicted by the growing trade war between the United States and China.
TEUTOPOLIS — Embarrassing bathrooms, pinging steel and aging buildings dominated the discussion at a Teutopolis Unit 50 school board meeting this week.
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EFFINGHAM — Effingham County Sheriff Dave Mahon has hired the department's first full-time female deputy.
CLINTON — Opponents of a planned DeWitt County wind farm won a small victory on the second night of testimony before the Zoning Board of Appeals as the group works to strengthen the codes that are currently on the books.
SPRINGFIELD — The Christian Village nursing home in Lincoln has been cited with an AA violation and fined $50,000 by the Illinois Department of Public Health, following what is said was the preventable death of a resident Feb. 5.
LINCOLN — City officials welcomed two new faces to Lincoln City Hall this week.
EFFINGHAM — Effingham Fire Chief Joe Holomy has submitted his intent to retire next month.
CHARLESTON — A police traffic stop of a vehicle at the intersection of Walnut Avenue and Division Street early Friday led to the arrest of a 49-year-old Charleston woman.
BLOOMINGTON — A Bloomington woman has asked a judge to issue a criminal arrest warrant to force a father to return from Boston to McLean County with their son.
CHAMPAIGN — The Illinois State Police are investigating an officer-involved shooting that happened Thursday in Champaign and involved a University of Illinois student who was injured.
GRAYSVILLE, Ind. — Western Indiana police say an Illinois man whose body was found in the Wabash River apparently drowned while trying to swim across the river.
LINCOLN — A lone Monarch butterfly flitted from flower to flower in the restored tallgrass prairie at Lincoln College's Campbell Creekside Outdoor Center for Environmental Education as students toiled in the heat on a research project to benefit the orange-and-black insect.
DECATUR — The GOP candidate for state attorney general, Erika Harold, during a stop in Decatur Wednesday said she would defend restrictions on gun ownership enacted by state lawmakers, regardless of her personal views on the matter.
A president's death, the Great Chicago Fire and the deadliest tornado in American history top the list of Illinois' most heartbreaking moments, as chosen by voters participating in the Illinois Top 200 project.