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Gambling charges against Brock dropped

Gambling charges against Brock dropped

by Scott Hardy

Former QHS standout charged in betting scandal

Huang steps down as WIU President

Huang steps down as WIU President

by Scott Hardy

Last day is March 31; Interim President named.

Titan buys Carlstar Group

Titan buys Carlstar Group

by Scott Hardy

Deal closed Thursday; 4th Quarter, 2023 net sales down

Flinn Stadium to get major upgrage

Flinn Stadium to get major upgrage

by Mary Griffith

Board to spend nearly $700,000 on new artificial turf and running track surface

Adrian kicked off the bench

Adrian kicked off the bench

by Scott Hardy

Illinois Courts Commission rules that Judge Robert Adrian be removed over handling of 2022 case

Blessing given OK to continue hospital-from-home program

Blessing given OK to continue hospital-from-home program

by Scott Hardy

Blessing was part of 2-year trial program.

Clayton man accused of murder to undergo mental fitness exam

Clayton man accused of murder to undergo mental fitness exam

by Scott Hardy

Wyond Bynum to be examined

Monroe Co. murder suspect to go on trial in December

Monroe Co. murder suspect to go on trial in December

by Scott Hardy

Lyle Miller to have 5-day trial starting December 2.

Quincy University extends FAFSA deadline

Quincy University extends FAFSA deadline

by Scott Hardy

Delay due to changes in FAFSA filing

Quincy Bay open house tonight

Quincy Bay open house tonight

by Scott Hardy

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will host from 5-7 P.M. at Oakley-Lindsay Center

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Professor says lack of election competition in Illinois bad for governing

(The Center Square) – The fact that a majority of state legislative primaries in Illinois feature either a single candidate or no candidate at all is alarming to a political science professor.


Legal group files complaint against three federal judges in Illinois

(The Center Square) – Three federal judges in Illinois have standing orders for their courtrooms allowing extra time for oral arguments only for young lawyers who are either female or a member of a minority race. A recent complaint against…

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Accused Facebook killer in California claims his confession was AI-generated

Mark Stephen Mechikoff, the man accused of recording a gruesome murder and then posting the video on his Facebook page, claimed his confession was AI-generated.

Video shows Tesla Cybertruck crash into iconic Beverly Hills Hotel sign

Beverly Hills Police confirmed a Tesla Cybertruck was involved in a crash Sunday night in Los Angeles, which left the vehicle lodged underneath the iconic Beverly Hills Hotel sign.

Small-town Minnesota hotel shooter didn't know either of his victims, police say

Nicholas Lenius, 32, of Ramsey, Minnesota, did not know either of the two people he killed at a Super 8 hotel in Cloquet, according to police.

IllinoisPolicy

Chicago Mayor Johnson’s real estate tax would apply to 5,142 businesses

Chicago Mayor Brandon Johnson and advocates for a hiked real estate transfer tax argue the rich need to pay their fair share, but many local businesses fall in their definition of “rich.”

Illinois’ political corruption keeps people down

Public corruption is one of the factors hampering social mobility in Illinois, according to a recent report.

Illinois ranks as worst state for low-income earners

A WalletHub study found low-income Illinoisans pay 14% of their annual salary to sales, property and incomes taxes – more than anywhere else in the nation. The state’s middle- and high-income earners weren’t much better off.

Pritzker wants to spend record amount but needs $898M in tax hikes to do it

Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s record-setting $52.7 billion 2025 spending plan needs massive tax increases. Tax changes will hurt individuals, businesses and local governments.