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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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    AMBER Alert: Cleo M Younce

    by  • September 6, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    …CHILD ABDUCTION EMERGENCY AT THE REQUEST OF THE CHAMPAIGN ILLINOIS POLICE DEPARTMENT… AT THE REQUEST OF THE CHAMPAIGN, ILLINOIS POLICE DEPARTMENT, THE ILLINOIS EMERGENCY ALERT SYSTEM IS ACTIVATED FOR AN AMBER ALERT. THE CHAMPAIGN, ILLINOIS POLICE HAVE A CONFIRMED CHILD ABDUCTION THAT OCCURRED IN THE 2400 BLOCK OF HATHAWAY DR, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 2013...

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    Lt. gov. candidate Jil Tracy talks vision for Illinois

    by  • September 5, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    Republican state Representative Jil Tracy called our newsroom this week to discuss running with GOP gubernatorial candidate state Sen. Kirk Dillard. Tracy says if Dillard is elected governor in 2014 as his lieutenant governor, her primary focus will be economic development, saying Illinois needs good jobs and Illinois families need to know state government...

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    Marion County makes second tax distribution

    by  • September 5, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    Marion County Treasurer Patti Hahn has made the second distribution of this year’s property tax collections. Hahn reports $8,904,059 has been made to the various taxing bodies in the county. Schools will receive the most money, $5,425,340. Cities and their tax increment financing districts will receive $1,071,202. Marion County Government will get $1,039,932. Fire...

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    Durbin, Bustos give Thomson prison update

    by  • September 5, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    THOMSON (AP) — U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin and U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos have given an update to local residents about the status of Thomson prison in northwestern Illinois. Durbin and Bustos were in Thomson on Thursday. The Daily Gazette reports that they say the U.S. Bureau of Prisons is ready to start opening the...

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