The Illinois Senate is putting the brakes on a compromise budget plan but leaders say they still want to see it on track for a floor vote Wednesday in the nation’s longest budget deadlock in decades. The Senate had lined up all 13 measures for Tuesday committee hearings, where endorsement Read moreContinue Reading »
LA SALLE COUNTY — Police and the Illinois State Fire Marshal are investigating a vehicle fire and death in the county’s panhandle from over the weekend. La Salle County Sheriff’s office says deputies and firefighters were called out to the fire on East 10th Road, north of Dana Read moreContinue Reading »
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois Senate plans to plow ahead with its proposed budget compromise to end the nearly 2-year-old deadlock with Gov. Bruce Rauner.
Five committees are scheduled to meet Tuesday to debate 13 pieces of legislation that Democrats and Republicans in the Senate Read moreContinue Reading »
MENDOTA — Two Mendota men were arrested following a drug search on a trailer in Mendota yesterday. Tri-County Drug Enforcement Narcotics Team officials say officers conducted a search at the trailer in the 100-block of South First Avenue after 9 AM yesterday. Officials say agents found Read moreContinue Reading »
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois treasurer has sent President Donald Trump a letter urging him to give clear guidance to the banking industry about medical marijuana.
State Treasurer Michael Frerichs issued a news release Monday saying Trump’s approach will be crucial to the Read moreContinue Reading »
UTICA — A Utica man was arrested last Thursday afternoon following a search warrant according to authorities. La Salle County Sheriff’s say deputies conducted the search last week and as a result of the investigation, 54-year old Mitchell Brady was arrested and charged with two Read moreContinue Reading »
LA SALLE — A phone scam is going around the area that is claiming to be with the Illinois State Police. Authorities announced over the weekend that this scam will call phones and tell people through an automated message that they are under criminal investigation and requesting that the Read moreContinue Reading »
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — A measure backed by the Illinois treasurer could help ensure that insurance companies have paid out money properly to beneficiaries of life insurance policies.
The proposed legislation would require companies to examine the past 20 years of their records to ensure Read moreContinue Reading »