Illinois Joins State Bans on Judges Routinely Shackling KidsThe rule changes in Illinois stress that the default position by judges should not be to shackle children and that an order to restrain a child defendant can only be issued after a judge determines they pose a threat to himself or herself or to others.
Chris Hrabe's High School Spotlight: Parkway Central TennisThe team district championship came down to the final match, and it was unlike anything sophomore Zoe Hahn had experienced.
Illinois Suspends $30B in Wells Fargo Activity; Bank 'Sorry'``Wells Fargo is a big financial player in Illinois, and I hope to send the message that their unscrupulous practices are not welcome and will not be tolerated,'' the Democrat said at a news conference in Chicago.
Study: Illinois Video Gaming Has Generated About $785MThe Southern Illinoisan reports that the number of establishments in Illinois that allow the machines has grown as well with 5,600 businesses having machines.
Oklahoma, EPA Shutter 32 Wells in New Earthquake-Prone AreaA magnitude 5.8 quake at Pawnee, Oklahoma, on Sept. 3 shook several states, including Kansas, Missouri and Arkansas.
Where Can You Get The Biggest Bang For Your Buck - Missouri or Illinois?The Bureau of Economic Analysis based its findings on how far $100 would go in each state.
3 Pregnant Women in Illinois Contract ZikaIllinois health officials say current state Zika cases came from a result of traveling outside the US.
New Study Shows State Employees Are Paid Below Market RateThe study found that benefits offered by the state are above market, but state employees remain 4.6 percent below market.
Appeals Court Rejects Suit Over Missouri Execution ProtocolThe appeals court said the lawsuit failed to state a claim upon which relief could be granted.
Old Timey Baseball Player or Old Timey State SenatorChris has quite the database of some of the oddest names you have ever heard.
Elected St. Louis Public School Board Given Second ChanceThe school system will again be governed by an elected board, not state appointed, as it has been for the last nine years.
Senate Panel: No Evidence of Planned Parenthood Tissue SalesPlanned Parenthood has vehemently denied it ever sold fetal tissue.