Illinois health officials say they're investigating reports that five patients developed abscesses after receiving potentially contaminated steroid injections at a downstate clinic.
A man accused of killing five members of a central Illinois family with a tire iron has wiped away tears as he painted a horrifying picture of the murder scene to jurors. But Christopher Harris said during testimony Friday it was one of the children who slaughtered the family in 2009.
By: Willis Kern
A McLean County Coroner's review of the death of a Bloomington man shot by police at his home in March concludes the incident is a homicide. Cornorer Beth Kimmerling says 53-year old Stephen Bethea died of multiple gun shot wounds to the abdomen, pelvis and right forearm.
The Illinois House has approved a plan to allow qualified gun owners to carry their weapons in public. The proposal adopted Friday was brokered by House Speaker Michael Madigan, but it's opposed by several of his fellow Democrats, including the governor. Gov.
By: Jim Browne
Talking between couples about financial goals, and past debt, is lagging, according to a new Country Financial Survey of about 3,000 Americans. The survey shows fewer than half of those 40 and older had pre-marital financial discussions.
By: Jim Browne
Some District 87 students may be in new schools in the fall. The district this week informed parents enrollment in schools will be on a first come basis when classes begin. That means students who register late could be moved to a school less crowded than the one they have attended.
By: Bill Wheelhouse
Corn farmers are trying to get their crop in the ground in between this spring's frequent rains, but their choices for planting are limited for the most part to major players. Many seed companies have been taken over by large corporations such as Monsanto and DuPont.
A measure that would close three so-called "corporate tax loopholes" in Illinois is beginning to make its way through the House. Governor Pat Quinn's office says Illinois could bring in as much as 445-million dollars by ending the tax breaks.
By: Charlie Schlenker
A Central Illinois Educator has spent big chunks of her life in the last two and a half years developing new national standards for teaching science in elementary and secondary schools.
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