A 22-year-old Effingham County man accused of fatally stabbing his 7-year-old niece won’t go on trial until next year.
The U.S. Geological Survey says the 2.7-magnitude temblor was shortly before 1 a.m. Monday east and northeast of Benton.
A northern Illinois woman accused of misappropriating more than $53 million from a city where she served as comptroller now faces 60 counts of felony theft.
9-15 inches behind normal rainfall totals as July comes to a scorching end.
Matt Melucci was 69 when he died Thursday night of cancer at his Collinsville home.