Environment

IG Report: Pontiac Corrections Officials fired after failing to respond to 2018 hazing prank 

PONTIAC - A handful of officials at Pontiac Corrections Center have been fired after failing to respond to a hazing and harassment complaint in 2018. The Illinois Inspector Generals office says...

Manteno Fire investigating mobile home fire 

MANTENO - A fire at a mobile home Friday remains under investigation this week. The fire broke out around 9:30...

Former Assistant Warden at Stateville arrested last Wednesday in Kankakee 

KANKAKEE - A former assistant warden at Stateville Correctional Center was arrested last Wednesday on five alleged criminal sex...

BBCHS releases 2023 Illinois State Scholars List

BOURBONNAIS - Bradley Bourbonnais community high school has released the list of the school’s 2023 Illinois State Scholars.  The Illinois...

Man arrested after allegedly attacking Vehicle with Samurai Sword in Indiana 

WHEATFIELD - A man has been arrested on intimidation charges after allegedly attacking a vehicle with a Katana. According to...

As lawmakers push for more electric vehicles, Illinois trails most of the country in charging station infrastructure

(The Center Square) – As the popularity grows for electric vehicles, Illinois is lagging behind the rest of the country in charging station infrastructure. Governor...

Nutrient Pollution Continues to Rise in Illinois

CHAMPAIGN —The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency released its third biennial Nutrient Loss Reduction Strategy (NLRS) 2021 Biennial Report on September 16th. Despite years of...

Christmas Tree Farmers positive despite Challenges

CHICAGO – Christmas tree farmers are feeling optimistic about this season despite several challenges facing the industry, including COVID-19 and recent climate events that further...
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