Gov. Bruce Rauner is not demanding reinstatement of the death penalty in exchange for Democratic-favored gun restrictions in an all-or-nothing package, an aide said after testimony before a House committee Wednesday.
Starbucks announces new policy: No purchase needed to sit in cafes Starbucks announced a new policy Saturday that allows anyone to sit in its cafes or use its restrooms, even if they don't buy anything.
The Southern Illinoisan issued the following announcement on.In this May 1, 2018 photo, Clayton Mellendorf,, a, senior at Dieterich High School, uses a torch to burn the wood on his bench project to create a rustic look under the instruction of teacher Kip Johnson during woodworking shop class at the school in Dietrich, Ill.
Long-simmering tensions within the Southern Illinois University system came to the surface this week after an opinion column took aim at the system president’s handling of a recent state funding reallocation proposal.
Testimony on Tuesday during the opening day of Curtis Carr’s child sexual assault retrial presented conflicting details, but the state attempted to establish a timeline of escalating abuse of a female minor in 2013.