• Former secretary accuses sheriff of sex harassment

    by  • November 27, 2013

    A former secretary for a southwestern Illinois sheriff is suing the law enforcer, accusing him of violating her civil rights by sexually harassing her. The Belleville News-Democrat reports that the lawsuit filed on Jaimie Linton’s behalf in federal court in East St. Louis seeks $4 million in damages. It names Madison County Sheriff Robert...

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    SoS police will target disabled parking violators

    by  • November 27, 2013

    Shoppers illegally parking in spaces reserved for disabled motorists will be targeted by Illinois Secretary of State Police beginning Friday. Secretary of State Jesse White says his police force will be checking for cheaters at Water Tower Place in Chicago, Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg and malls in Carbondale, Champaign, Peoria, Fairview Heights, Marion, Rockford...

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    Legislative leaders report they have reached a pension deal

    by  • November 27, 2013

    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

    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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    Taylor Leads Warriors To Victory Over Lincoln Land

    by  • November 27, 2013

    SPRINGFIELD – The Lincolnd Land Loggers fell to the Rend Lake College Warriors Tuesday night on their home turf 82-65.  RLC is now 6-3 on the season. Rend Lake ended the first half with a 14-point lead on the Loggers, shooting 8/12 from the three.  In the second half, they reached a 24-point lead...

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    Quinn announces swift federal approval of tornado relief for 15 counties

    by  • November 26, 2013

    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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