Illinois (i/ˌɪlᵻˈnɔɪ/ IL-i-NOY) is a state in the... -

Illinois (i/ˌɪlᵻˈnɔɪ/ IL-i-NOY) is a state in the...

wikipedia - 09 Nov 2016
Illinois (i/ˌɪlᵻˈnɔɪ/ IL-i-NOY) is a state in the midwestern region of the United States, achieving statehood in 1818. It is the 6th most populous state and 25th largest state in terms of land area, and is often noted as a microcosm of the entire country. The word "Illinois" comes from a French rendering of a native Algonquin word. With Chicago in the northeast, small industrial cities and great agricultural productivity in central and northern Illinois, and natural resources like coal,

Western Illinois Correctional Center death ruled a homicide

WAND - 18 Nov 2018
Illinois Department of Corrections records provided to the AP following Freedom of Information requests show that correctional officers Willie Hedden, Benjamin Burnett, Blake Haubrich and Alex Banta were put on leave with pay May 22 for violating ...

NIU holds off Illinois Tech 73-66 behind Bradley's 18 points

USA TODAY - 17 Nov 2018
DEKALB, Ill. (AP) — Levi Bradley scored 18 points and grabbed nine rebounds, Eugene German added 17 points with five assists and Northern Illinois made 18 free throws in holding off Division III-member Illinois Tech 73-66 on Saturday. Dante Thorpe ...

Eastern Illinois stops Western Illinois in overtime, 68-66

USA TODAY - 18 Nov 2018
CHARLESTON, Ill. (AP) — Ben Harvey got to the basket for a layup with 37 seconds left in overtime to take the lead and Western Illinois missed two attempts for the go-ahead bucket as Eastern Illinois held on to take a 68-66 win Saturday. C.J. Duff and ...

Nunez FG lifts Indiana State past Western Illinois

Fort Wayne Journal Gazette - 18 Nov 2018
MACOMB, Ill. — Jerry Nunez delivered a 27-yard field goal as time expired to give Indiana State its fifth straight win, a 15-13 victory over Western Illinois in the final Missouri Valley Conference game of the season Saturday. The Sycamores finished ...

Tallula man, 60, dead after Illinois 97 crash

The State Journal-Register - 17 Nov 2018
A 60-year-old man from Tallula is dead after a two-vehicle crash Saturday morning on Illinois 97 just west of Springfield. Illinois State Police said that a 2015 Hyundai Azera driven by a 36-year-old woman from Pleasant Plains was westbound at 8:16 a.m ...

Illinois medical marijuana companies work to expand

The San Luis Obispo Tribune - 17 Nov 2018
Illinois medical marijuana companies are working to expand as they expect opportunities to grow after years of stagnation, given recent legislation to expand access to medical marijuana and the election of a weed-friendly governor. Cresco Labs, Green ...

Firearm Deer Season is in full swing in Illinois

Danville Commercial News - 18 Nov 2018
Deer hunters are reminded to focus on safety as the 2018 Illinois Firearm Deer Season opened this week. The seven-day firearm season began Friday and runs through today. A second round of firearm deer hunting will be held from Nov. 29-Dec. 2.

Early Southern Illinois Radio-TV Personality Erv Coppi Dies

U.S. News & World Report - 17 Nov 2018
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) — One of southern Illinois' earliest and best-known radio and TV stars has died. The (Carbondale) Southern Illinoisan reports that Erv Coppi died this week at 92. Longtime friend Joey Helleny says everyone in southern Illinois ...

Brown's 2 late TDs secures Illinois State's 35-28 victory

Tampa Bay Times - 17 Nov 2018
NORMAL, Ill. (AP) — Kevin Brown had two rushing touchdowns in the fourth quarter as Illinois State rallied to beat Young State 35-28 on Saturday to secure a winning record on the season. James Robinson, who ran for 109 yards in the first quarter ...

Proposal To Arm Teachers In Illinois Fails

CBS Chicago - 18 Nov 2018
Supporters of the move say it could keep students safe from school violence, but opponents say there has to be another way. More Latest Videos. Proposal To Arm Teachers In Illinois FailsSupporters of the move say it could keep students safe from school ...

Bartley scores 20 as Southern Illinois beats UAPB 78-48 - 18 Nov 2018
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) — Marcus Bartley had 20 points, including six 3-pointers, and Aaron Cook scored 16 to help Southern Illinois beat Arkansas-Pine Bluff 78-48 on Saturday night. Sean Lloyd Jr. and Rudy Stradnieks added 12 points apiece for Southern ...

Big 4th-quarter plays help SEMO hold off E. Illinois 38-32

WREX-TV - 17 Nov 2018
CAMP GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — Zion Custis scored on a 97-yard kickoff return and Omardrick Douglas had an interception in the fourth quarter to help Southeast Missouri State hold off Eastern Illinois 38-32 on Saturday. Harry Woodbery led an 80-yard drive ...

Illinois Police Killed a Black Security Guard While Doing His Job

ACLU (blog) - 16 Nov 2018
Instead, we woke up to news stories announcing that police in Midlothian, Illinois, responded to a bar shooting by killing the security guard who had bravely detained the shooting suspect. Jemel Roberson should be alive today. But he's not, and it ...

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