• Rutherford calls for strategic planning, would consider reopening Tamms

    by  • November 13, 2013 • 0 Comments

    Illinois State Treasurer Dan Rutherford is renewing a call for more “strategic planning” to be put in place for the state’s major prisons and mental health centers. Rutherford is one of four republicans running for governor and spoke during a campaign news conference in Springfield Wednesday. He says previous governors have “abruptly” closed state...

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    One Death Blamed on Fall Snow Storm in Illinois

    by  • November 12, 2013 • 0 Comments

    BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (AP) – Authorities say one person died after an accident on snow-slickened roads in central Illinois. The (Bloomington) Pantagraph says the driver of an SUV was killed Monday night after it spun out of control on an Interstate 39 overpass. The SUV slid into the path of a semitrailer. On Tuesday, authorities...

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