No one is hurt after a fire destroyed a home in Bloomington. Officials say the blaze started yesterday morning in the 800 block of Bunn Street. Everyone inside was able to escape. The flames caused around 15-thousand dollars worth of damage.
A search continues to find the suspect involved in a deadly shooting near the University of Illinois campus in Champaign. Police say George Korchev and three others were found shot early Sunday in the 300 block of East Green Street after a fight broke out during a nearby apartment party. Korchev died at the hospital while the other victims suffered non-life threatening injuries. Authorities are reviewing footage from surveillance cameras and cell phone videos to try determine who the shooter is.
Video gaming is making a lot of money for government in Illinois. The Lee Newspapers crunched the numbers and say video poker machines across the state have earned 785-million dollars for state and local governments since late 2012. Six of the top ten cities for both video gaming terminals and money made are in downstate Illinois. None of them are in western Illinois.
Illinois will now honor Gold Star Families Day. (Photo provided by the State of Illinois) ILLINOIS NEWS NETWORK Illinois mothers who lost children in service to the U.S. military have a day in their honor, and now the entire family does too. The last Monday in September, a day after Gold Star Mother’s Day, is […]
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ILLINOIS NEWS NETWORK The question of how to increase jury pay in Illinois without hitting taxpayers’ wallets is back after last week’s Illinois Supreme Court ruling struck down six-person civil juries as unconstitutional...
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