63-year-old U.S. District Judge G. Patrick Murphy has told President Barack Obama in writing that he’ll step down on Dec. 1.
“I think what we need to look at is from the point of view of ‘how do we keep ourselves safe,’ and that’s a different answer, depending on where you are in the state.”
Keith Recklein was resentenced Wednesday in Madison County in the 2008 attack on the woman at Horseshoe Lake State Park.
The monuments to victims of the Feb. 29 tornado were dedicated Thursday outside Harrisburg Medical Center.
Illinois State Police had said Jackson Pruett was taken unresponsive to a Metropolis hospital in April 2010. The toddler died two days later at a St. Louis hospital.
A contract was awarded last week for a $7.8 million project to construct two earthen berms and a 4,200-foot trench at Cairo, IL.
One billboard is on Manchester Road near the Mason Road intersection. The other is located off I-70 and Fifth Street in St. Charles, facing west.
A prosecutor says a southern Illinois police officer who shot and killed a man’s dog won’t face charges.
Statewide, topsoil moisture is now 44 percent adequate and 4 percent surplus – not enough to help this year’s corn and soybeans, but good news for next year.
State’s Attorney Brendan Kelly says the man was on a sedative, the sleep aid Ambien and an antihistamine at the time of the wreck last May on Interstate 64.