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WASHINGTON (AP) -- A spokesperson for Sen. Mark Kirk says the Illinois Republican has suffered a stroke and has undergone surgery. The 52-year-old Kirk checked himself into Lake Forest Hospital in Illinois over the...

The Illinois Department of Human Services has announced the closing of its public aid office in Watseka. The February 2nd closing date will force people in need of help to travel to Kankakee for services....

The National Weather Service has a strong wind advisory in effect for a large part of central Illinois.  The weather statement calls for strong wind gusts to 40 miles per hour today (Mon). Westerly winds of 25 to 30 miles per...

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) -- Strong winds and tornadoes have been reported in Arkansas as storms move through parts of the South and Midwest. The National Weather Service says it received reports of possible tornadoes in...

LODA —The State Fire Marshall is investigating two barn fires near Loda.. Iroquois County Sheriff’s Police and the Loda Fire Protection District report the barns were just a quarter mile apart from each other on County Road...

Winter Weather Advisory Statement as of 3:52 AM January 20, 2012 ...Winter Weather Advisory in effect from 9 am this morning to midnight  tonight... Timing...snow will develop during the mid to late morning hours...

Nowcast as of 9:00 am January 19, 2012 Through 1100 am CST...light to moderate snow will continue to fall across portions of Illinois and Indiana with visibilities dropping to less than a mile at times and untreated or...

The towns of Milford and Oakwood are in line to benefit from some Illinois Community Development Assistance Grants.  Governor Pat Quinn says nearly $19-million dollars in federal funding will address infrastructure needs in 59...

A Manteno man was arrested in Georgia Wednesday after he allegedly drove nearly 700 miles to have sex with a minor. According to the Daily-Journal, 66-yr-old Michael A. Isacson was arrested by FBI agents when he went to...

CHICAGO - Authorities want more Illinoisans to register for the "Great ShakeOut.'' It's not a new dance or exercise craze. It's a multistate drill meant to raise awareness about potential earthquakes in the...