Pritzker Pumps $146M of his Cash into Illinois Governor Bid

CHICAGO, IL (AP) — Billionaire Democrat J.B. Pritzker is showing no reluctance to pour his own money to unseat multimillionaire Republican Bruce Rauner from the Illinois governor’s office. New state campaign reports show Pritzker has pumped $146.5 million into his campaign. Pritzker’s self-funding and $50 million that Rauner gave his campaign in 2016 have fueled…

Endangered Silver Advisory Issued For Missing St. Charles Woman

St. Charles, MO  (KTRS)   An Endangered Silver Advisory is in effect for a missing St. Charles woman. Police say 61-year-old Christine Bray was last seen  leaving her residence in the 1200 block of Trails of Sunbrookon around 1 p,m. Sunday. She suffers from bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, anxiety, depression, and has shown recent signs of dementia. Bray…

Federal Funding Expands Housing Counseling in Illinois

SPRINGFIELD, IL (AP) — Five Illinois cities will receive federal funding to help people find quality housing or keep current homes. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced $47 million in housing counseling grants Monday. Illinois will receive $1.4 million of that to assist nearly 53,000 households . HUD counseling money will go to Carlinville,…