A 12-year-old southern Illinois boy has died after falling into an icy pond with a friend who was rescued, authorities said.
Authorities say two women overdosed on heroin and died last year due to acts committed by Deborah Perkins and Douglas Oliver.
One man died during this summer’s festival at the Hogrock campground. Dozens were arrested on drug-related and disorderly conduct charges.
The Chicago Democrat is set to visit five communities in central and southern Illinois on Monday to see damage up close.
According to the US Geological Survey, a 2.6 magnitude earthquake rumbled through Southern Illinois, just north of Cairo Thursday.
Authorities are investigating after a 47-year-old miner died in a coal accident in southern Illinois.
Bill Enyart, the southern Illinois Democrat who once headed Illinois’ National Guard, says he hasn’t made up his mind about President Obama’s call for limited military force against Syria.
“Our bizarre food was toasted raviolis and jello shots,” says Jenny Dean, an employee at Joyce’s Corner, a walkup window at Soulard Market. “They’re pretty strong jello shots.”
Gov. Pat Quinn announces $1.5 million investment in technology.
The safety of southern Illinoisans could be put at risk if congressional budget cuts force federal prosecutors to take extended furlough days, the U.S. attorney for the region said.