With the prison population at an all-time high, the state needs the space at Tamms and Dwight, says state Treasurer Dan Rutherford.
An earthquake shook sections of the Metro-East around 7:30 this morning.
The Illinois delegation bubbled with excitement four years ago. Now, says Lt. Gov. Sheila Simon, the thrill is gone.
From early spring through lush, green summers and well into this area’s stunning fall foliage season, this gateway to the south is like nothing you’ve explored.
Police say two died, three survived when their car plunged into Cedar Lake.
The Democrat endorsed Brad Harriman of O’Fallon, citing his working-class union family and hard work ethic.
The university’s board of trustees now must ratify the agreements.
The two sides signed the tentative deal Monday after the union ended its week-long strike on Nov. 9.
SIUC Faculty Association remain on the picket lines.
A fourth union at Southern Illinois University Carbondale has voted to authorize a strike.