• Cook County News Briefs

    Cook County News Briefs

    Wheeling Airport to host 2017 Rock ‘N’ Run Runway event The 2017 Rock ‘N’ Run the Runway event will be held July 1 at Chicago Executive Airport, 1070 S. Milwaukee Ave. The event…

  • Winnebago County News Briefs

    BYRON Ohio man killed in drag strip accident A 60-year-old Ohio man was killed last Saturday when he was ejected from a drag car he was driving when he lost control. According to Ogle…

  • Kendall County News Briefs

    Kendall County News Briefs

    Aurora Guns stolen during Aurora home burglary Aurora police are looking for information on a residential burglary that occurred between 7 a.m. and 5:05 p.m. Tuesday, June 13 at a home…

  • Tazewell County News Briefs

    Tazewell County News Briefs

    COUNTY Resignation causes vacancy on board Health concerns are forcing Darrell “Dude” Meisinger to resign from his District 1 seat on the Tazewell County Board. His resignation…

  • Woodford County News Briefs

    Woodford County News Briefs

    STATE Ag groups oppose Cuba rollbacks Stating that the development of the Cuban economy is as beneficial to Illinois farmers as it is to Cuba, Illinois agricultural groups issued a…

  • Metro-East Area News Briefs

    Metro-East Area News Briefs

    Madison County becoming national logistics center Madison County is becoming a national warehousing and logistics center, according to a study released this month by the Leadership…

STATE NEWS

Illinois bail reform law draws mixed reviews

Cash-bail reforms signed into law June 9 by Gov. Bruce Rauner are a good first step, but need more strength to really affect the number of persons who are held in jail because they…

NIU President walks away with $600,000 settlement

Northern Illinois University President Douglas Baker, who resigned as of June 30, will walk away with one year’s salary, plus a payoff for not taking a job as an instructor at the…

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