Plane Returning from NCAA Game Crashes in Illinois; 7 DeadIllinois State associate head coach Torrey Ward died early Tuesday in a plane crash while returning from the Final Four, multiple sources told CBSSports.com.
Indiana 8-Year-Old Leaves Newspaper Nasty Message After Comics Are ReplacedDon't mess with an 8-year-old and his beloved comics. That's the lesson The Herald-Times had to learn the hard way after receiving a less-than-friendly voice message from a young enraged reader.
Archaeologists in Bloomington Discover a Bit of Local History Tied to Honest AbeAn archaeological dig in Bloomington has uncovered part of a courthouse where Abraham Lincoln once worked.
Former ISU President Charged with MisdemeanorThe ex-president of Illinois State University is facing a misdemeanor disorderly conduct charge for an altercation with another former employee.
Illinois Republicans Agree: No Extension on Income Tax HikeThe hike is due to expire at the end of next year. Without it, the state will lose about $5 billion in revenue each year.
Bloomington Asks Residents to Conserve WaterBloomington residents are being asked to conserve water because of an ongoing drought.
Ill. Lawmaker Calls For Elimination of State Board of Education“Why not go to the state board and the state superintendent’s office and say, quite frankly, with (local) superintendents and regional offices of education, we don’t need you"
Authors Write About Route Between St. Louis, ChicagoThe book makes note of the sights and history, milepost by milepost, of Interstate 55 between two of the Midwest's largest cities.
Illinois Inches Closer To Same-Sex Marriage LegalizationWhile the bill passed along party lines, even one of the "no" voters says people had better get ready for a different world.
Ill. Woman Rescued After Building CollapseThe 22-year-old was working in an adjacent building Monday evening.
Northern Illinois Farmer Wins Top Farming PrizeKen Greene said farmers can't get much accomplished on their own, which is why it's hard for him to accept individual recognition for the work he has done.
Two Injured In Illinois Gun Show ShootingAn attendee at the ECA Gun and Knife Show was laying a semi-automatic rifle on a vendor table Saturday when the gun went off.