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.
Environmentalists are taking to television to spread the word about how much they disagree with U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.)
The Springfield Mass Transit District has unveiled a new website that one of its creators says should help make looking for routes and departure times much easier than before.
Two people have been arrested for a series of suspected robberies in the Seven Pines Road and Gaines Mill areas.
A teenager was injured when police say someone started shooting.