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BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (AP) — The popular Abraham Lincoln statue in Bloomington needs a cleaning after it was doused with an unknown substance. The sculpture of Lincoln sitting on a park bench is outside the Lincoln on 66 Visitor's Center at the McLean County Museum of History. The (...
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A lawmaker from the Springfield area has proposed legislation that would require most new and vacant state jobs be located in Sangamon County. The (Springfield) State Journal-Register reports that Republican state Rep. Sara Wojcicki Jimenez of Leland...
JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — Will County in northern Illinois is a step closer to seeing its first solar farm. The Daily Southtown in Tinley Park reports that the county board has unanimously approved Cypress Creek's request to install solar panels on a 48-acre (19-hectare) parcel in...
MASSAGE THERAPIST-SENTENCED Southern Illinois massage therapist gets 16 years in assault EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) — A male massage therapist who was convicted last year of assaulting a woman in the southern Illinois community of Edwardsville during a massage in 2015 has been...
LEGIONNAIRES' DISEASE-ILLINOIS Legionella bacteria possibly at Illinois Capitol Complex (Information from: The State Journal-Register, http://www.sj-r.com ) SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Officials say preliminary test results show the possible presence of Legionella bacteria in the...
CHICAGO POLICE-DOUBLE FATAL SHOOTING Officer who killed 2 charged with misdemeanors for bar fight CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago police officer who fatally shot a teenager and a woman bystander in 2015 has been charged in connection with a December restaurant fight. Police spokesman...
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Miles Bridges scored 31 points, Jaren Jackson Jr. had 21 points and 11 rebounds and No. 6 Michigan State got a harder-than-expected 87-74 win over Illinois on Monday night. Michigan State (18-3, 6-2 Big Ten) shot 68.2 percent, which set a record at State...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — DeMarcus Cousins had 44 points, 24 rebounds and 10 assists, Anthony Davis scored 34 points, and the All-Star pair led a 17-point New Orleans comeback in the final five minutes of regulation before the Pelicans pulled out a 132-128 victory over the Chicago...
CHICAGO (AP) — William Cousins Jr., a prominent figure in Illinois legal circles and a former appellate judge, has died at age 90. Cousins' daughter, Cheryl Cousins, told the Chicago Sun-Times her father died Saturday in Chicago. She did not give the cause. As a Cook County...
NEW YORK (AP) — A beloved circus performer known as Grandma the clown has resigned from the Big Apple Circus...
NEW YORK (AP) — A beloved circus performer known as Grandma the clown has resigned from the Big Apple Circus...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Google parent Alphabet Inc. outspent all other companies on lobbying Washington bureaucrats and...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Google parent Alphabet Inc. outspent all other companies on lobbying Washington bureaucrats and...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Google parent Alphabet Inc. outspent all other companies on lobbying Washington bureaucrats and...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ethan and Aiden Dvash-Banks are toddler twins who share almost everything: the same toys, the...