CLINTON — The DeWitt County sheriff's office is trying to find the culprits involved in 17 vehicle burglaries last weekend.
The office announced on social media this week that home-surveillance video captured images of three people thought to be responsible for burglaries early Saturday morning in DeWitt County.
SPRINGFIELD — With bipartisan support, a bill aimed at keeping the Illinois State Museum open cleared an Illinois House committee Wednesday.
Gov. Bruce Rauner's administration has targeted the museum for a Sept. 30 closure, saying shuttering it could save the cash-strapped state $4.8 million a year.
CHAMPAIGN — A steering committee studying the future of the Champaign County Historical Museum recommends that it be closed.
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SPRINGFIELD — The Democratic-dominated Illinois House Wednesday handed Republican Bruce Rauner a win and AFSCME a loss when it failed to override Rauner's veto of a controversial bill that could have removed him from contract negotiations with state employees.
DECATUR — A Paxton man whose federal drug-trafficking conviction was overturned by an appellate court this summer pleaded not guilty Wednesday to a new felony drug charge filed against him in Macon County Circuit Court.
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Village of Savoy officials are excited about how fast the community is growing. The growth may be near one thousand people in just the last five years.
URBANA — A multiple-convicted felon who allegedly rifled through cars in north Champaign early Tuesday has been charged with two counts of burglary.
CHAMPAIGN — Champaign police removed two guns from the street Tuesday with arrests in separate incidents.
Champaign Police Sgt. Dave Griffet said members of the multi-jurisdictional street violence team were given information Tuesday by a Champaign police detective that a man not allowed to have a gun may have had one.