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  • Sterling man arrested on seven child porn charges

    STERLING – Police arrested a Sterling man Tuesday on seven counts of child pornography.Drew W. Barge ...
    UPDATED: March 3, 2015 - 8:43 pm
  • Smiddy on state task force to study mass shootings

    Rep. Mike Smiddy and a state task force will meet next week to discuss ways to prevent mass shootings in Illinois.
    UPDATED: March 3, 2015 - 8:35 pm
  • arrested in Dixon drug bust

    DIXON – Six Dixon residents were arrested in a drug bust that also netted more than half a pound of marijuana, three-quarters of an ounce of cocaine, ...
    UPDATED: March 3, 2015 - 8:35 pm
  • More than 1 million Illinois students to take new standardized test

    CHICAGO (AP) — More than a million students are scheduled to take new standardized tests next week, despite concerns from Illinois' largest school dis ...
    March 3, 2015 - 10:51 am
  • HUD gives Illinois $6.4M to help disabled, poor pay rent

    CHICAGO (AP) — Federal housing officials have earmarked more than $6.4 million to provide rental assistance to extremely low-income Illinois residents ...
    March 3, 2015 - 10:51 am
  • Measure aims to fight heroin abuse

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) – Two Illinois lawmakers announced bipartisan legislation Monday that would spend $ ...
    March 2, 2015 - 10:03 pm
  • Scientists: Soil temperatures at or near normal in Illinois

    CHAMPAIGN (AP) – Scientists with the University of Illinois say soil temperatures across the state h ...
    March 2, 2015 - 10:03 pm
  • Secrecy of East St. Louis medical marijuana farm challenged

    EAST ST. LOUIS (AP) – Some East St. Louis residents are challenging a city decision to keep the prop ...
    March 2, 2015 - 10:03 pm
  • Support Groups, Clubs, and Services

    Wednesday, March 4Childhood immunization clinic; women, infants and children clinic; and family plan ...
    March 2, 2015 - 10:02 pm
  • Lawmaker reimburses private plane expenses for football game

    WASHINGTON (AP) – Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock reimbursed the U.S. government for more than $1,200 in ...
    March 2, 2015 - 10:01 pm
  • Netanyahu assails Iran deal, touts U.S.-Israel ties

    WASHINGTON (AP) – Seeking to lower tensions, Benjamin Netanyahu and U.S. officials cast their disput ...
    March 2, 2015 - 10:00 pm
  • Foster kids struggle to get screenings, study shows

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) – Some foster children are not getting their required medical screenings ...
    March 2, 2015 - 10:00 pm
  • Survey: More parents asking to delay vaccines

    CHICAGO (AP) – Parents have increasingly pressured doctors to delay vaccines for young children, mak ...
    March 2, 2015 - 10:00 pm
  • Eastern Illinois U. names Bradley provost new president

    CHARLESTON (AP) – Eastern Illinois University has named Bradley University Provost David Glassman as ...
    March 2, 2015 - 9:59 pm
  • Ice fishing enthusiasts tackle the winter blues

    PEORIA – When the mercury drops below 0, and frosty wind whips up, it seems natural to retreat benea ...
    March 2, 2015 - 9:59 pm
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