Posts Tagged: illinois


Illinois mulling in-room security cameras for nursing homes

QUINCY, Ill. (AP) – Illinois would become the fourth state in the U.S. to allow video and audio monitoring devices in nursing homes if Gov. Bruc...

Cab driver charged with endangerment after teen leaves camp

WATERLOO, Ill. (AP) – A southern Illinois cab driver has been charged with misdemeanor child endangerment after a 13-year-old girl went missing ...

Illinois man “Not Guilty by Reason of Insanity” for fatally shooting Maryville pastor

Alton, IL ( KTRS ) A Illinois man has been found not guilty by reason of insanity in a March 2009 shooting death of a Maryville pastor. Authorities re...

Union lawsuit seek full pay despite no Illinois budget

BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) – Unions representing Illinois state employees have filed a lawsuit demanding they will be paid in full and on time despit...

Illinois EPA: state landfills have 21 years of remaining capacity

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) – State officials say existing Illinois landfills have capacity to take trash for another 21 years. The Illinois Environm...

Illinois medical marijuana patients now number 2,600

The department has issued about 2,600 approval letters to qualifying marijuana patients since September

Governor Rauner vetoes lawmaker salary increase

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) – Gov. Bruce Rauner has struck down cost-of-living salary increases for lawmakers as Illinois begins a fiscal year withou...

Democrats to propose 1-month budget for essential services

( KTRS ) The state’s most powerful Democrat says the Illinois House will approve a temporary budget to ensure continued services as a new fiscal...

Illinois politicians, state agencies, prepare for possible government shutdown

Governor Rauner wants changes that he wants changes that he says would make it less expensive to do business in the state

Champaign sex offender found with 5 children in vehicle

Edwards was convicted of aggravated criminal sexual assault of a 3-year-old child in Jefferson County in 1989