The Greater Burlington Partnership’s Government Relations Committee will host the Burlington City Council debate on Tuesday, starting at 5 p.m., in the council chambers at Burlington City Hall.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Documents obtained by The Associated Press show that more than 240 inmates have slipped away from federal custody in the past three years while traveling to halfway houses.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad’s executive order to create an office for bullying prevention in schools bypasses failed legislative action on the issue, but the Sept. 28 move raises questions about how…
A Danville man and a Middletown man are being charged in connection with a slew of burglaries in the Danville area.
ALBION, Ill. (AP) — It’s harvest time in southeastern Illinois. And in one city that means not just corn, but medical marijuana.
URBANA, Ill. (AP) — The University of Illinois has opened a center to help wounded war veterans earn college diplomas.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is reluctantly accepting the resignation of Education Secretary Arne Duncan, saying he’s earned the right to return home as one of the longest-serving secretaries in the department’s history.
EFFINGHAM, Ill. (AP) — Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner says the standoff over a state budget “could go on for a while” but his administration is prepared to continue managing state finances without one.
SPENCER, Iowa (AP) — State environmental officials say an egg farm in northwest Iowa dumped egg washing liquid onto a cornfield and it flowed into a creek killing 160,000 fish over 18 miles.
CHICAGO (AP) — A newspaper’s analysis of Illinois’ signature corporate tax-break program has found the companies that receive the deals often don’t add jobs and sometimes even lay off workers.