Those victims were from the Chicago area and attending John A. Logan College.
Illinois State Police are investigating the death of an Army soldier found drowned in his submerged car near a boat ramp.
Illinois Emergency Management Agency director Jonathon Monken says the state’s next step is to seek low-interest loans from the U. S. Small Business Administration.
About 2,100 customers in Southern Illinois are still without power.
The fire occurred in the unincorporated community of Hamletsburg at the far southern end of Pope County.
Prosecutors say a major trafficking ring existed for two years.
Prosecutors charged 43-year-old Steven Poole of Okawville with retail theft.
She was already on probation for stealing flowers from that same gravesite.
They plan to expand their 11-year-old Wildcat Hills operation in Gallatin and Saline counties.
MARION, Ill. (AP) __ Southern Illinois residents who suffered damage and losses during recent severe weather have about a week left to apply for federal disaster assistance. The application deadline for assistance is Aug. 8. […]