• Legislative leaders report they have reached a pension deal

    by  • November 27, 2013 • 0 Comments

    Illinois’ four legislative leaders are reporting they have struck a tentative deal on solving Illinois’ $100 billion pension  crisis, the top Republicans in the House and Senate confirmed with the Chicago Sun-Times Wednesday. House Minority Leader Jim Durkin, R-Western Springs, told reporters they have a deal, noting the four leaders have reached an agreement,...

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    Lady Warriors Top Lady Saints In Ullin

    by  • November 27, 2013 • 0 Comments

    ULLIN – The Rend Lake College Lady Warriors rose above the Shawnee Lady Saints Tuesday night in Ullin for a 78-53 victory, and their fifth win for the season.  The Lady Warriors are 5-3. RLC will finish 2013 with two home games against Southwestern on Dec. 4 and Southeastern on Dec. 7.

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    Quinn announces swift federal approval of tornado relief for 15 counties

    by  • November 26, 2013 • 0 Comments

    Residents can immediately begin registration for grants and low-interest loans; businesses can apply for low-interest loans CHICAGO – Governor Pat Quinn today announced President Barack Obama has approved his request for federal assistance to help people and businesses in 15 Illinois counties recover from the Nov. 17 deadly tornadoes. The announcement comes just one...

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    Registered offender arrested for sex abuse

    by  • November 26, 2013 • 0 Comments

    According to the Franklin County Sheriff’s Department, a registered sex offender is in custody, accused of criminal sexual abuse. Larry Dee Grove, 38, of Christopher, was arrested after an investigation into an incident that occurred at a rural Christopher residence early Sunday morning, say reports. Grove was convicted in 2008 in Franklin County of...

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