- Illinois courtrooms facing shortage of court reporters Updated: Jul-31-15 3:43 pm
BLOOMINGTON, Illinois - Courts across Illinois are facing a shortage of court reporters, with the average age of people in the profession rising and fewer young people taking it on as a career.
- Bloomington man pleads not guilty in ex-wife's killing Updated: Jul-31-15 1:17 pm
BLOOMINGTON, Illinois - A Bloomington man has pleaded not guilty to charges he killed his ex-wife, who was found in November in her office with multiple gunshot wounds.
- Bloomington father accused of unintentionally killing baby Updated: Jul-30-15 8:07 am
BLOOMINGTON, Illinois - A Bloomington man is accused of unintentionally killing his 11-week-old daughter, who authorities say suffocated while she was left overnight in a car seat with a blanket over her face.
- US court says drug-sniffing dog fails the smell test Updated: Jul-29-15 8:58 pm
CHICAGO - Lex the police dog from central Illinois is far from top dog in drug-sniffing skills.
- EXCHANGE: Years often pass before stolen guns are recovered Updated: Jul-28-15 8:22 am
BLOOMINGTON, Illinois - The summer of 2012 was a dangerous one on Bloomington's streets as clusters of teens picked up handguns and went outside to settle disputes with rivals who also had access to bullets and weapons.
- New public safety building named for fallen firefighter Updated: Jul-26-15 11:25 am
FAIRBURY, Illinois - A small-town in central Illinois has dedicated a new public safety complex to a firefighter who died seven years ago from injuries suffered while fighting a blaze.
- Summer symphony concerts scheduled in Bloomington-Normal Updated: Jul-26-15 5:05 am
NORMAL, Illinois - The Illinois Symphony Orchestra will present two concerts as part of its "Around the Town" series this summer.
- Illinois State University agrees to land-swap with Normal Updated: Jul-24-15 4:47 pm
NORMAL, Illinois - Illinois State University has agreed to a land-swap that will allow the town of Normal to build a new fire headquarters on a plot of school-owned land.
- EXCHANGE: Neighborhood walk connects police with residents Updated: Jul-23-15 6:16 am
BLOOMINGTON, Illinois - There's nothing like a face-to-face meeting with your neighbors to find out what they really think of you.
- Landmark designation considered for mansion in Normal Updated: Jul-21-15 4:04 am
NORMAL, Illinois - A century-old mansion in the central Illinois town of Normal that's been a popular wedding location is under consideration as a local historic landmark.
- Private developer offers to buy 3 Bloomington golf courses Updated: Jul-20-15 4:09 am
BLOOMINGTON, Illinois - A private developer wants to buy the city of Bloomington's three golf courses or manage them if the city decides to retain ownership.
- Energy conference hears about Illinois' wind potential Updated: Jul-17-15 4:08 am
NORMAL, Illinois - An Illinois State University professor said at a renewable energy conference that the state has the potential to produce far more wind and solar power than it now does.
- Illinois farmers say Enbridge pipeline crews damaging land Updated: Jul-16-15 2:28 pm
HUDSON, Illinois - Crews working on a 168-mile Enbridge oil pipeline are damaging wet fields in central Illinois, according to local farmers.
- Normal considers sales tax hike; Bloomington must also OK Updated: Jul-12-15 5:08 am
NORMAL, Illinois - The Normal City Council is considering a sales tax increase, but officials say the hike will only be approved if the neighboring city of Bloomington follows suit.
- 2-year Lincoln College aims for university status Updated: Jul-08-15 4:07 am
LINCOLN, Illinois - The new president of two-year Lincoln College in central Illinois hopes to lead the school to four-year, university status.