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A federal grand jury indicted a Kankakee man this week on two-counts of using interstate commerce facilities in commission of a murder-for-hire plot. 32-year-old Joshua Bisping allegedly attempted to hire an undercover agent to...

A Gibson City man died after crashing his motorcycle in Iroquois County. Illinois State Police report 70 year-old Rodney Cote was driving on Illinois Route One at around 6 am Thursday. His bike left the road, went into the ditch...

Three conservation groups filed a federal lawsuit in Chicago that says the Illiana Expressway approval process has been flawed and the road shouldn't be built. Lawyers say the Federal Highway Administration should not have...

Livingston County Sheriff marty Meredith is hoping a meeting next week with state officials will kick-start his plan to reopen  a part of the women's prison at Dwight.  The sheriff's plan is to use a portion of the...

Another political figure is stepping aside. State Representative Pam Roth announced today (Wed) she's resigning from the state legislature. The Morris Republican is moving to Texas with her family. Roth said her husband has been...

Authorities in Kankakee County confirm an arrest has been made in connection with a reported beating death of a resident at the Manteno Veterans' Home. 65-year-old Manteno veteran home resident Kenneth Laura was arrested by...

A five-hour Iroquois County Board meeting (Tuesday) included a range of newsy matters of interest, none of which lacked comment from board members and the public. The brunt of the meeting centered, again, on the Ford-Iroquois...

It'll be a few months, at least, before a county board seat is filled in Vermilion County. The District 7 seat of the late-Larry Mills won't be filled until September at earliest. That's from officials in Vermilion County. The...

The Kankakee County Board has to fill two vacancies. Tuesday, two Republicans resigned because they moved from thee districts they were representing. Chad Miller, a newcomer to the board, and former Vice-Chairman Todd Arseneau...

(Springfield, IL) -- Illinois now has a concealed carry law on the books, but state Rep Brandon Phelps says that doesn't mean everyone will be allowed to carry a gun in public. People must be trained and licensed before they can...