Western Illinois University
Football team’s assistant coach Derek Moore was gunned down in parking lot of Joplin theatre, police say.
Illinois now has the lowest credit rating of any state in the country, largely because of its unpaid bills and $100 billion in unfunded retirement plans for state employees.
Megan Ervin of Quincy has been crowned Miss Illinois.
Above-average temperatures this winter, plus above-average rainfall this spring could spell trouble for Illinois farmers.
18-year-old Cameron McKoy made nine separate bomb threats by telephone between Oct. 25 and Nov.11.