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Prosecutors drop charges against man in SIU student's death

An Illinois special prosecutor has dropped the charges against a man whose conviction in the death of a Southern Illinois University student was overturned in an appeal

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Deer hunter charged with killing 1 too many deer

A 41-year-old East Peoria man with his own cable hunting show has been indicted on felony charges that he killed one more deer than a permit allowed him to kill and then tried to cover his tracks

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School district administrator accused of eavesdropping

Eavesdropping charges have been filed against a central Illinois schools administrator who allegedly intended to secretly record a closed session of the school board

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Missouri Capitol's Roman goddess statue removed for repairs

A statue of the Roman goddess of agriculture that topped Missouri's Capitol building has been removed for the first time in nearly a century for maintenance

Another man faces charge in off-duty officer's 1980 death
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Another man faces charge in off-duty officer's 1980 death

Another man is facing a murder charge in the 1980 shooting death of an off-duty northwestern Indiana police officer

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Driver pleads not guilty in deadly crash outside school

A Springfield man pleaded not guilty plea in a crash that killed a 10-year-old outside an elementary school

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Network of local immigrant legal defense funds expanding

A network of U.S. cities and counties paying for lawyers to represent immigrants facing deportation in the wake of the Trump administration's immigration crackdown is planning to expand

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$100K bonus approved for University of Illinois president

The University of Illinois board has approved a $100,000 bonus to system President Tim Killeen for the third straight year

Early snowstorm closes eastern Missouri schools, businesses
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Early snowstorm closes eastern Missouri schools, businesses

The snow has arrived early in eastern Missouri, forcing hundreds of schools and many businesses to close and causing numerous traffic accidents

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Galloway launches long-awaited Jackson County audit

A long-awaited state audit of Jackson County has begun