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    Illinois rainfall below average

    by  • September 6, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    Precipitation has been below average this summer in Illinois. Climatologist Jim angel of the Illinois state water survey in Champaign says statewide average precipitation for June, July and august was just less than 10 inches. He says that’s nearly 2 inches below average. Data show June’s rainfall was above average, but rainfall during both...

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    Nearly 2 million will be eligible in Ill. for health insurance under ACA

    by  • September 6, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    How many Illinoisans will be eligible to get health insurance under the affordable care act? 1.739 million, according to families USA, a health care consumer group. Most of them will take advantage of the new on-line insurance marketplace, says families USA director Ron Pollack. He says by their estimates, approximately 957,000 people in the...

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    Carlyle teen pleads guilty to stabbing dad

    by  • September 6, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    A 19-year-old Carlyle teenager has pleaded guilty to stabbing his father during a June argument. Kole P. Koehler will be sentenced October 15th. He pleaded to aggravated domestic battery and misdemeanor unlawful weapons use. A charge of armed violence using an edged weapon was dismissed as part of the agreement. The June 19th argument...

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    Missing Illinois teen found in southeast Mo.

    by  • September 6, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — A suspect is in custody after a 13-year-old girl officials say was abducted in Champaign Thursday afternoon was found in southeast Missouri. Police said Cleo Younce was found safe in Cape Girardeau Friday afternoon. Authorities said Cape Girardeau police on Friday worked with U.S. Marshals to track Cleo Younce...

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