The decisions by some legal officials in Illinois come in the wake of a U.S. Court of Appeals decision that requires Illinois lawmakers to create concealed-carry legislation awaiting Gov. Quinn’s signature.
Four children died in Friday’s house fire. A suspect, Derrick Twardoski, is charged with first-degree murder.
Investigators say the house fire in southwestern Illinois that killed four children is suspicious.
Combined with heavy rain the previous weekend and two big snows in the weeks before that, all the water is causing rivers to rise.
Randolph County Coroner Randy Dudenbostel says an autopsy is scheduled for the male prisoner found dead Thursday night.
A group of priests, politicians and citizens say Illinois must not allow guns to be carried in public by everyday people.
“I think it shows the frustration that people have with the lack of advancement on the issue with the legislature,” said NRA lobbyist Todd Vandermyde.
A southern Illinois judge has ruled that family members can exhume the bodies of a murdered woman and her children and rebury them in Chicago.
Randolph County is among them