- Former electric co-op manager pleads guilty to fraud Updated: May-01-15 4:46 pm
BENTON, Illinois - The former finance manager of a two-county electric cooperative who was also a southern Illinois church treasurer has pleaded guilty to stealing more than $350,000 from the two groups.
- Judge grants delay in Illinois fatal bank robbery trial Updated: Apr-24-15 1:25 pm
BENTON, Illinois - Federal prosecutors are seeking more time to prepare for the trial of a southern Illinois man who they're seeking the death penalty against in the killings of two bank employees.
- Judge rules Chicago man can stand trial for SIU threats Updated: Apr-24-15 10:25 am
BENTON, Illinois - A federal judge has ruled that a Chicago man is fit to stand trial on accusations he mailed violent threats to Southern Illinois University's Carbondale campus.
- Illinois TV newsman with brain cancer gives up anchor desk Updated: Apr-14-15 3:44 pm
CHAMPAIGN, Illinois - An Illinois television newsman fighting brain cancer is giving up his anchor's chair.
- Oregon state worker grows rare plants in nursery Updated: Apr-07-15 4:52 pm
CENTRAL POINT, Oregon - Paul Benton looks down a 900-foot-long row of large-flowered woolly meadowfoam and he's seeing more of this endangered and extremely rare plant than most botanists could possibly see in their lifetimes.