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Thursday, April 23, 2015 12:01 am
As Gov. Bruce Rauner finishes his 100th day of wreaking havoc on the Illinois budget, Illinoisans are beginning to realize they got what they voted for. Rauner has used the authority given him by the ...
Thursday, April 23, 2015 12:01 am
 I’m new to online dating. I’m a nice, good-looking guy with a good job, but I have a muscular condition that causes me to shake a lot. I’m not looking to fool anyone, but I don’t want to...
Thursday, April 23, 2015 12:01 am
Curses, foiled again• Tyler Lankford, 21, entered a bakery with a loaded and cocked revolver, pointed it at the 58-year-old clerk and demanded money, according to police in McKeesport, Pa. The clerk...
Thursday, April 23, 2015 12:01 am
 A girl mauled by a Great Dane on April 11 is a lot like other 10-year-old girls.She likes to draw. Keeps a journal. Plays Xbox and basketball. She has a boxer at her mother’s house.“She love...
Tuesday, April 21, 2015 02:27 pm

Charges considered

A 10-year-old girl mauled by a dog more than a week ago remains hospitalized as investigations continue....
Thursday, April 16, 2015 12:01 am
 We’ve got a lot to cover this week as we shake off the chill and get down to the happenings before summer goes bananas.On Thursday, the Bedrock 66 Live! concert series hosts another show for t...
Thursday, April 16, 2015 12:01 am
MED SCHOOL MINORITIESKudos to Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, which has extremely competitive admission requirements, for achieving a 15 percent minority medical student enrollment, w...
Thursday, April 16, 2015 12:01 am

Lawmakers debate raising gas tax to pay for roads

 Illinois lawmakers used $300 million meant for roads to plug a budget hole earlier this year, so now they’re considering replacing the money with a higher tax on motor fuels.The proposal would...
Thursday, April 16, 2015 12:01 am

Conservative ALEC tells states how to fix economy

 The acronym ALEC sends waves of disgust down the average liberal’s spine, but for a Republican governor in a Democratic-leaning state, it can mean a recipe for fixing a busted system.While Ill...

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