A procession of police officers from around the region escorted the body of slain police officer Tyler Timmins back to Wood River on Wednesday. Officer Timmons was a 2003 graduate of East Alton – Wood River High School, and had been a police officer for 14 years, spending time with the depar…
In the wake of Illinois Democrats releasing their latest version of the state’s congressional district map, a House redistricting hearing Tuesday was dominated by those in opposition.
(The Center Square) — Six nurses employed by Riverside Healthcare in Kankakee who filed a lawsuit against the hospital over their right to refuse the COVID-19 vaccine have been granted a temporary restraining order by the court.
Illinois’ main manufacturers’ group is hoping state legislators produce and pass a package of incentives to help incentivize the electric vehicle industry before the end of the week, but some worry some electric vehicles could be excluded.
Operators of licensed daycares in Illinois say the governor’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate on the industry will make a staffing crisis even more acute.
A Pontoon Beach police officer has died after a man shot him at approximately 8 a.m. Tuesday near the intersection of Illinois 111 and Chain of Rocks Road at the Speedway gas station.
The 104th edition of the Alton Halloween Parade is Saturday, and as usual it will feature floats, marching bands, and fire trucks. The East End Improvement Association continues to sponsor the event, which will start at 7 p.m. from Broadway and Washington Avenue. The only time the parade isn…
House Bill 1975, which would require school districts to create a code of conduct for teachers to protect students from misconduct, has passed the Senate, but still needs concurrence in the House.
Though the gubernatorial primary isn’t until June 2022, Republican candidates vying for their party’s nomination are already looking for who will be their lieutenant governor.
An active weather pattern swept through Illinois on Sunday. The National Weather Service says it will have two teams out surveying damage from last night’s high winds and tornadoes that blew south of metro St. Louis. Some areas of central Illinois were also hit hard.
The look of Godfrey Road is changing, and there are more projects in the works. Dollar Tree is building a store near Walmart, and a Scooters Coffee location is planned for a location near Moto Mart. Add to that a new Eclipse Car Wash, being built on the land that once was a car wash and gas …