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  • Caseworker charged with theft from needy

    EDWARDSVILLE (AP) – A 40-year-old southwestern Illinois woman has been charged with stealing nearly ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 5:52 pm
  • Charge announced related to Cook County court clerk's office

    CHICAGO (AP) – The U.S. attorney's office in Chicago has announced an indictment in what it describe ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 5:52 pm
  • Officials debating rules for drones in city parks

    DECATUR (AP) – The city of Decatur is debating rules for the use of drones in parks.Chief Park Range ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 5:52 pm
  • Fox Lake cop widow gets $4K

    A court order freezing personal banking accounts of the widow of Fox Lake police Lt. Charles Joseph ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 6:10 pm
  • Firms partner on airport apprenticeship program

    ROCKFORD – There’s a new on-the-job training program at Chicago Rockford International Airport for p ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 5:51 pm
  • Southern Illinois inmate charged with murder-for-hire

    PINCKNEYVILLE (AP) – A southern Illinois inmate has been charged with offering to pay another prison ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 5:50 pm
  • Springfield bank gets contract to process marijuana taxes

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) – A Springfield bank will process Illinois sales taxes from cash medical marijuana ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 6:00 pm
  • Night Without a Home fundraiser Saturday in Dixon

    DIXON – The nonprofit Dixon PADS Shelter is having a Night Without a Home sleep-out fundraiser from 6 p.m. today until 6 a.m. Sunday at 801 W. First S ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 8:05 pm
  • Dixon man facing sex abuse charge

    DIXON – A 20-year-old Dixon man is charged with aggravated criminal sexual abuse after having sex with a 14-year-old girl in October 2014, Dixon Polic ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 6:05 pm
  • Rock Falls man faces six cocaine-related charges

    ROCK FALLS – A Rock Falls man is facing up to 30 years in prison after twice selling cocaine to undercover police agents, State Police Master Sgt. Tod ...
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 10:00 am
  • CGH to turn on holiday lights Tuesday

    STERLING – CGH Medical Center and CGH Auxiliary’s second “Healthy and Bright” holiday lighting ceremony begins at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the main clinic ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 7:39 pm
  • Bustos, locals anticipate new FAA funding bill

    ROCK FALLS – Now that the U.S. House has passed a long-term transportation bill, next to the plate for Rep. Cheri Bustos, D-East Moline, and other mem ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 6:02 pm
  • No holiday parade in Twin Cities for the first time in 30 years

    Update: In addition to the holiday parade, the children's party scheduled for 2 p.m. at Merrill School in Rock Falls has been canceled, Rock Falls Cha ...
    Nov. 21, 2015 - 11:20 am
  • Early deadlines for SVM

    Because of the winter storm warning, we had to impose early deadlines for news and sports to enable timely and safe delivery of the newspaper.
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 2:56 pm
  • Area legislators: 'All options must be on the table' regarding ISIS

    Illinois Congressman Adam Kinzinger calls it "a fool's mission" for the U.S. to completely rule out ground operations in the fight against ISIS.
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 6:03 pm
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