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Judge orders treatment for ex-Illinois village treasurer

Added: 24.03.2017 18:57 | 13 views | 0 comments

EDDYVILLE, Ill. (AP) - A southern Illinois judge has ordered a small-town treasurer accused of theft into state custody for inpatient mental health treatment.
The (Carbondale) Southern Illinoisan reports ( ) the defense attorney for 58-year-old Kim Smith of Eddyville says she has retrograde amnesia and can't remember the time ...


Better Buy: Caterpillar Inc. vs. Illinois Tool Works

Added: 24.03.2017 15:09 | 6 views | 0 comments

Know the nitty-gritty of the two industrial stocks before deciding where to place your bet today.


Illinois man sentenced to life for 2011 slaying of parents

Added: 24.03.2017 12:23 | 5 views | 0 comments

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. (AP) - A suburban Chicago man has been sentenced to life in prison for the 2011 slaying of his parents.
The Daily Southtown reports ( ) 22-year-old John Granat Jr. was given the punishment Thursday for the deaths of John Granat Sr. and Maria Granat. Authorities say the ...


Man gets 45 years for killing grandmother for inheritance

Added: 24.03.2017 9:40 | 16 views | 0 comments

GENEVA, Ill. (AP) - A Texas man has been sentenced to 45 years in prison in Illinois for killing his grandmother for an inheritance.
Rich A. Schmelzer was convicted in December in the slaying of 85-year-old Mildred Darrington of suburban Chicago. He was sentenced Thursday by Kane County Judge Linda ...


Illinois unemployment rate drops below 6 percent in February

Added: 24.03.2017 9:34 | 5 views | 0 comments

CHICAGO (AP) - The Illinois Department of Employment Security says the state's unemployment rate fell below six percent in February.
The drop to 5.4 percent leaves Illinois' jobless rate at its lowest since late 2007. Preliminary numbers from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released by the department Thursday indicate ...


Infant's Rare 'Parasitic Twin' Successfully Removed with Surgery

Added: 24.03.2017 9:21 | 3 views | 0 comments

A 10-month-old girl who was born with a rare "parasitic twin" attached to her body has undergone a successful surgery to separate her from this underdeveloped twin. The infant, named Dominique, was born with the lower half of her twin's body — including legs and feet — protruding from her upper back and neck, according to information released from Advocate Children's Hospital in Park Ridge, Illinois, the facility where the surgery was performed. To receive the medical care she needed, she traveled from her home in Ivory Coast, a country in West Africa, to the United States.

Judge who oversaw Lucas museum case in Chicago dies at 78

Added: 24.03.2017 3:59 | 11 views | 0 comments

CHICAGO (AP) - A judge who presided over a civil case that prompted "Star Wars" creator George Lucas to drop plans for a Chicago museum has died.
A statement from the chief judge for the northern Illinois federal court says Judge John Darrah died Thursday at age 78. It didn't ...


License of pot-friendly Illinois doctor placed on probation

Added: 24.03.2017 0:18 | 15 views | 0 comments

CHICAGO (AP) - An Illinois physician has reached an agreement with the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation that limits his ability to make pot recommendations.
In 2015, Illinois regulators contended Dr. Bodo Schneider charged patients for pot recommendations at offices in southern Illinois and suburban Chicago without a ...


Illinois judge rules in favor of lawmakers seeking pay

Added: 23.03.2017 21:29 | 5 views | 0 comments

CHICAGO (AP) - A judge has ruled that Illinois Comptroller Susana Mendoza must pay lawmakers even though the state doesn't have a budget.
Cook County Circuit Judge Rodolfo Garcia ruled in favor of Illinois legislators on Thursday, citing a 2014 law passed after then-Gov. Pat Quinn withheld paychecks over pension ...


Illinois looks toward legal weed with bills in House and Senate

Added: 23.03.2017 20:39 | 5 views | 0 comments

Illinois, one of the nation's most populous states, could soon join the ranks of the limited few with recreational weed following the filing Wednesday of proposed pro-pot legislation in the state House and Senate.
Democrats proposed identical bills in both chambers that would legalize the use, cultivation and distribution of ...


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