Ali Llewellyn was crossing into the city limits of Mount Sterling, Ill., after a two-hour drive from St. Louis, when her husband, Adam, called about their 2-year-old son, Elliott, who needed a heart transplant.
A Perry man suffered moderate injuries when his pickup hit a pole and trees Monday night near Philadelphia.
Icy roads may have contributed to a one-vehicle crash Tuesday near Hannibal that sent a Hannibal woman to the hospital with minor injuries.
U.S. Sen. Tammy Duckworth said Tuesday in Quincy that she will help get federal money to tackle the Legionella bacteria problems at the Illinois Veterans Home.
The Hannibal City Council is OK with expanding the downtown area where businesses can apply for licenses to serve liquor outdoors after one business on Broadway was mistakenly issued one.
After months of hearing the pros and cons of employe a granulated activated carbon or reverse osmosis system to filter Hannibal's drinking water, Hannibal Board of Public Works directors made a decision Tuesday: granulated activated carbon.
Quincy aldermen weighed a number of options Tuesday to close a budget shortfall expected this year and next, among them an end to city garbage and recycling collection, increased city fees, and a hike in the home rule sales tax.
Marion County voters will notice a few changes when they arrive at their polling places to cast ballots in future elections. Starting with the April 3 municipal elections, voters will sign in at polling places using electronic "signature pads."
Senate Democrats blasted Gov. Bruce Rauner's administration Tuesday for failing to appear at a hearing regarding costs to battle Legionella bacteria at the Illinois Veterans Home.
A preliminary hearing for a teen charged in the New Year's Day shooting death of a LaHarpe woman has been continued until April 17.