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Baby Found Alive In Trash Bin

Jacksonville, Ill. police say they have not found the mother of the newborn


Olutosin Oduwole

Supreme Court Appeal Sought In SIUE Threat Case

Olutosin Oduwole was released from prison Monday. He had been serving a five-year sentence linked to a 2011 conviction of attempting to make a terrorist threat.



Illinois Department of Employment Security Announces Office Closings

The seven offices shutting down are in Centralia, DeKalb, East St. Louis, Galesburg, Jacksonville, Mattoon and Murphysboro.


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Settlement Reached in Missouri Robo-Signing Suit

The now-closed company, DocX, and its former president were indicted in February on charges of forgery and false declarations.


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Fact Check: Quinn’s Plan To Move Illinois Facilities

Most advocates for the disabled back the plan but wonder whether sick or disabled people will get necessary care.


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Jacksonville, Ill. Mental Health Center Closing

Gov. Quinn (pictured) won’t release rankings that prompted his call to shutter the facility.


Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn (Photo: Getty/Scott Olson)

‘Creative Bookkeeping’ Prevents Illinois Layoffs

Officials tinkered with the budget to come up with extra money which Quinn can use to run seven state facilities he had planned on closing.


Jacksonville, Ill. old town square (Flickr.com)

Jacksonville Ill. Celebrates

Central Illinois town brings back its town square.



Illinois Woman Setenced to 12 Years for Unborn Child’s Death

Kayla Francis had admitted causing the death of an unborn child by running over a 16-year-old girl who was pregnant by a man Francis considered her boyfriend.


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