Lieutenant Governor Sheila Simon is delivering holiday gifts to a central Illinois community damaged by last month’s deadly tornadoes. Simon’s office says she has been collecting gifts at her offices in Carbondale, Springfield and Chicago. Simon plans to take the gifts to the community of Gifford on Friday morning.
Executive Director Jackie Newman says there wasn't enough room in the basement for the Section 8 voucher program, dealing with hundreds of landlords and tenants alike.
Slavery has been brought into the rhetoric over the budget stalemate.
Nobody in Illinois has prescribed or consumed medical marijuana yet.
An attempted robbery at a Springfield bank ended almost as quickly as it started.