IL State News

  • Shots fired, vehicle pursuit through two states following traffic stop

    Updated: Fri Apr 4, 2014 3:14 PM

    A traffic stop on Friday morning ended with shots fired and a pursuit with children inside a vehicle.

  • Water on roadways: Turn Around, Don't Drown

    Updated: Fri Apr 4, 2014 12:15 PM

    Several reports of high water across the Local 6 area has created roadway troubles.

  • Pravin Varughese's toxicology report comes back negative

    Updated: Thu Apr 3, 2014 5:38 PM

    Toxicology reports came back negative for Pravin Varughese.

  • Illinois healthcare deadline extended for some

    Updated: Tue Apr 1, 2014 4:58 PM

    Uninsured Illinois residents who ran into issues when trying to apply for coverage during the Marketplace Open Enrollment period online, on the phone or in-person now have until April 15th to enroll for health coverage.

  • Husband charged with first degree murder, wife died

    Updated: Tue Apr 1, 2014 3:58 PM

    Kendra Adams passed away earlier today at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, Indiana from injuries when she was shot in the head by her husband, John P. Adams.

  • Illinois health care deadline is fast approaching

    Updated: Tue Apr 1, 2014 8:44 AM

    The Get Covered Illinois site was bogged down with applicants on Monday and local health departments had appointments booked every hour, on the hour, all day.

  • Prescribed burn: Shawnee National Forest

    Updated: Tue Apr 1, 2014 8:30 AM

    The US Forest Service, Shawnee National Forest will be having a prescribed burn for the area 8 miles northwest of Murphysboro.

  • Panel reviewing rejected concealed carry permits

    Updated: Mon Mar 31, 2014 10:56 AM

    Illinois State Police have processed about one-fifth of the objections filed by residents whose concealed carry permit applications have been denied.

  • Students' jobs pay off tuition at 7 work colleges

    Updated: Sun Mar 30, 2014 2:15 PM

    Many college graduates spend years working off tens of thousands of dollars in student loan debt.

  • Closer Look: Quinn's budget holds a few surprises

    Updated: Sun Mar 30, 2014 2:11 PM

    Much of the focus of Gov. Pat Quinn's election-year budget address was on his proposal to make Illinois' temporary income tax permanent in order to avert cuts to education and other areas.

  • S. Illinois counties have highest permit numbers

    Updated: Sun Mar 30, 2014 2:06 PM

    A newspaper analysis shows two far-southern Illinois counties have the highest per-capita number of concealed carry applications.

  • Councilwoman picked to replace ex-Rep. Farnham

    Updated: Sat Mar 29, 2014 8:11 PM

    Democratic Party officials have selected a suburban Chicago councilwoman to replace a state representative who resigned earlier this month.

  • Illinois Gov. Quinn honors life of Cesar Chavez

    Updated: Sat Mar 29, 2014 3:13 PM

    Gov. Pat Quinn is honoring the life of Cesar Chavez, the activist whose personal story is the subject of a new film.

  • Illinois lawmakers push for state retirement plan

    Updated: Sat Mar 29, 2014 3:05 PM

    Illinois lawmakers are advancing legislation that would give most private-sector employees access to retirement plans through a government program.

  • Two out-of-town protesters arrested while blocking Ill. road

    Updated: Fri Mar 28, 2014 2:39 PM

    Two out-of-town protesters were arrested Friday morning after blocking a roadway.

  • Local facility aims to improve county's low health ranking

    Updated: Thu Mar 27, 2014 10:24 PM

    Alexander County finds itself at the bottom of a quality of health list. The ranks are based on variables like smoking rates, obesity numbers and access to health care providers.

  • Investigators seek clues in 30 year old cold case murder

    Updated: Thu Mar 27, 2014 10:28 PM

    In March 1984 the body of 26 year-old Lisa Ann Carnes was discovered in a rural Massac County, Illinois field. To date her killer has eluded authorities.

  • A look at Gov. Pat Quinn's proposed 2015 budget

    Updated: Thu Mar 27, 2014 5:50 PM

    Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn outlined his proposed $36.8 billion 2015 budget on Wednesday. Here's a look at what it includes:

  • Carbondale man serving up kindness to stem gun violence

    Updated: Thu Mar 27, 2014 5:28 PM

    A community concerned about recent acts of gun violence. One local man steps up to stem the rise of violence in Carbondale.

  • Additional tax on Illinois millionaires advances

    Updated: Thu Mar 27, 2014 3:15 PM

    A proposal to impose an additional tax on millionaires is advancing in the Illinois Legislature.