| Jun 27, 2011
| 4:13 PM
Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn, who assumed office after Blagojevich's impeachment, said today’s guilty verdict marks "a serious day for our state."
Quinn said Blagojevich's corruption conviction, along with that of previous Gov. George Ryan,...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 4:41 PM
State Farm Insurance has pulled direct sponsorship of Penn State football for the 2012 season in the wake of the sex abuse scandal at the university, a spokeswoman confirmed Tuesday.
The decision by the Bloomington, Ill.-based company was made in the...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 6:45 AM
One person was fatally shot early Wednesday, just one block away from where hundreds of people were gathering to apply for Section 8 housing in Bloomington, Ind.
Officers with the Bloomington Police Department responded to the 1000 block of North...
| Feb 23, 2012
| 9:41 AM
The United States Postal Service announced Thursday they will close and consolidate eight mail processing facilities in Indiana in order to cut costs.
According to the news release, facilities in Bloomington, Lafayette, Muncie, Kokomo and Columbus...
| Mar 4, 2012
| 1:46 PM
Several schools in West Michigan are using a website that allows them to monitor things like e-mail, social media, and instant messaging.
Gaggle, based out of Bloomington, Ill., is marketed as a safe online learning environment.
Carol Glanville is the...
| Mar 8, 2012
| 4:31 PM
A ranking Republican senator on Thursday called for the state to suspend its plans to submit new bids for state employee health insurance plans and asked for an emergency hearing to study the findings of a state audit.
Sen. Bill Brady, the Bloomington...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 4:58 PM
The drums, as Sonic Youth might say, pound an expressway through your skull. The bass forcefully walks the divide between rhythm and melody. Guitars throw a curtain of dirt over everything, and then smear it around. Beneath all the mayhem, melodies emerge...
| Mar 23, 2012
When 3-year-old Joseph Wallace was hanged by his mentally ill mother in April 1993, months after the courts removed him from the loving foster parents who begged to keep him, the case became a catalyst for Illinois to overhaul its troubled child welfare...
| May 3, 2012
| 9:50 AM
The Bloomington Police Department said they are investigating if a man accused of murdering several women in southern Indiana is linked to missing Indiana University student Lauren Spierer.
Bloomington police said a detective has been assigned to...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 9:07 AM
The Bloomington Police Department is awaiting results from an investigation after skeletal remains were discovered in a remote area of eastern Illinois.
WEHT-TV reported the remains were found in the woods near Newton, Ill. on March 10. The town is...
| Oct 31, 2011
— Tucked amid the high bluffs of central Wisconsin, this town of 361 people appears to be like most others, with two old taverns, a gas station and a community center dotting its main drag.
But just up the hill, at the end of Pine Street, is the...