State Police is asking the public for help in solving the homicide of a Ladd woman found dead in Putnam County. Deborah Dewey had been missing for weeks when her body was discovered buried in a yard earlier this month outside a vacant home in Standard. Her brother-in-law, Clifford Andersen, has been charged with concealing her death. Investigators are trying to find someone who knows what Andersen was doing before Dewey was found
The Heyworth school district will be looking for a new leader. The "Pantagraph" reports the board voted Wednesday night against extending the contract of Superintendent Ty Wolf. He has served in the position since 2012. His contract expires June 30th.
Illinois is in the bottom half of states when it comes to the quality of our roads. A new report from the Reason Foundation ranked all 50 states based on highway spending, road conditions, traffic and the number of people who die in wrecks each year. Illinois is ranked 29th. That's one spot below Wisconsin, but seven spots higher than Indiana.
ILLINOIS NEWS NETWORK A former purchasing director for Winnebago County was sentenced late last week to two years in federal prison for stealing more than $400,000 from a county vendor program funded by the U.S...