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Domestic violence victims can seek advice from 'Virtual Legal Clinic'

Victims in Vermilion County will soon be able to get free advice from Chicago lawyers

DANVILLE — A program to help domestic violence victims get limited legal advice is about to open in Vermilion County.

Rest-stop slaying suspect now charged in earlier death

ROCKFORD — A man suspected of killing a Monticello mother at a rest stop on July 1 has been indicted for the murder of a high school classmate two days earlier.

Bloomington Gold 2014

About 4,000 cars arrive for the first day of the Bloomington Gold Corvette event in Champaign Friday June 27, 2014.

Bloomington Gold 2014

About 4,000 cars arrive for the first day of the Bloomington Gold Corvette event in Champaign Friday June 27, 2014.

Explorer-Cadet Fire School

Firefighters train during the Annual Explorer-Cadet Fire School at the University of Illinois Illinois Fire Service Institute in Champaign Friday June 20, 2014. More than 220 students between the ages of 15 and 20 are taking part in the three-day training to get hands-on experience in fighting fires.

Man pleads to murder in fatal stabbing of ex-girlfriend

A former University of Illinois doctoral student Yongfei Ci who admitted fatally stabbing the throat of his estranged girlfriend in her Urbana apartment last fall could spend most of the rest of his life in prison.

B-17 Flying Fortress

Experimental Aircraft Association's B-17 Flying Fortress "Aluminum Overcast" is visiting through the weekend at Willard Airport in Savoy. This historic World War II aircraft will be available for ground tours and flights. 

Former state lawmaker says balancing budget will not be easy

A former area lawmaker said there are ways that the Illinois General Assembly can do a better job of making decisions when putting together a state budget.

Tuesday's winners & losers (video)

Gov. Quinn had a bad night. Carol Ammons had a great night. And Rodney Davis and Ann Callis, well, they had mixed results. That's the word from Tom Kacich, who took to video to analyze what happened during Tuesday's primary election.

Our video is here

On to November for Davis


U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis, R-Taylorville, easily defeated two challengers Tuesday in the Republican Party primary in Illinois’ 13th Congressional District.