Local Headlines

Olivero Honored by IVCC

OGLESBY- The Illinois Valley Community College board Thursday honored former 10-year trustee Melissa Olivero of Peru for her leadership and service to the college. Olivero, who resigned in July, was elected to six-year terms in April 2009 and April 2015. She served as board vice-chair for two

Fall is here, so watch for deer!

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Transportation and Illinois Department of Natural Resources are reminding motorists to be vigilant during deer mating season as the animals become more active, especially in the early morning and evening hours. Motorists are urged to consider the

Exelon: Another federal subpoena received on lobbying

  CHICAGO (AP) — Exelon says in a new public filing that it and its electric utility, ComEd, have received a second federal subpoena asking about lobbying in Illinois and communications with a state senator whose offices the FBI recently raided. The Securities and Exchange Commission

Pritzker report recommends consolidating pension funds

  SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Gov. J.B. Pritzker plans to push legislation this month to combine municipal fire and police pensions into two massive funds. Pritzker unveiled a task force report Thursday in Chicago. It recommends combing 649 pension accounts outside of Cook County into two

Officials find more fetal remains connected to late doctor

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Authorities in Illinois discovered additional fetal remains Wednesday stashed in a car that had belonged to a doctor who performed abortions in Indiana, a month after his death led to the discovery of more than 2,200 other sets of remains in his garage. Investigators for the