Mount Sterling boy must recover from stroke before heart transplant
Illinois News

Mount Sterling boy must recover from stroke before heart transplant

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.

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Police & Courts

Perry man injured when pickup leaves Route D near Philadelphia

A Perry man suffered moderate injuries when his pickup hit a pole and trees Monday night near Philadelphia.

Police & Courts

Hannibal driver suffers minor injuries in crash on Route MM

Icy roads may have contributed to a one-vehicle crash Tuesday near Hannibal that sent a Hannibal woman to the hospital with minor injuries.

UPDATED: Duckworth promises help getting federal dollars for Veterans Home
Illinois News

UPDATED: Duckworth promises help getting federal dollars for Veterans Home

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.

Local Government

New Hannibal ordinance would allow businesses on Broadway to serve liquor outdoors

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.

Local Government

Hannibal BPW directors choose carbon filtration system to filter drinking water

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 City Council gets feedback on solutions for budget shortfall
Local Government

Quincy City Council gets feedback on solutions for budget shortfall

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.

Local Government

Marion County buys new 'signature pads' to be used for voter sign-in at election polling places

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."

Veterans Home hearing cut short after Rauner administration officials fail to show
Illinois News

Veterans Home hearing cut short after Rauner administration officials fail to show

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.

Judge OKs mental fitness exam for teen charged in LaHarpe woman's death
Police & Courts

Judge OKs mental fitness exam for teen charged in LaHarpe woman's death

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.