Illinois AFL-CIO President Michael Carrigan is joined by union members at a Springfield event. Also present was State Sen. Andy Manar, Andrew Fuchs is third from left.
(Brian Mackey/WUIS)
September 23, 2015

Labor On Rauner: ‘Working People Are Under Attack’

Labor unions are going on the road to make their case against Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner’s pro-business agenda. The latest in a series of events took place Wednesday morning in Springfield.

Illinois Comptroller Leslie Munger at Moline City Hall Tuesday
(WVIK Staff)
September 22, 2015

Illinois Financial Situation Getting Worse

Speaking in Moline Tuesday, Illinois Comptroller Leslie Munger said the total of Illinois' unpaid bills could reach $8.5 billion by the end of the year. 

Map of the Mahomet Aquifer.
(City of Champaign)
September 22, 2015

Urbana, Forsyth Approve Clinton Landfill Consent Decree

The Urbana City Council and the Forsyth Village Board are the 9th and 10th local governments to approve the agreement with the Clinton Landfill that would restrict its intake of PCB and manufactured gas plant waste, and stop legal action by the 14-government coalition.

Sign outside the Illinois Route 66 Hall of Fame & Museum
September 22, 2015

Pontiac Chosen For Minor League Basketball Team

The Livingston County city of about 12,000 people was chosen for its location along Historic Route 66.  Pontiac is also home to the country's longest-running high school basketball tournament.

Holly Cassano, who was stabbed to death at her home Mahomet, IL in 2009.
(Champaign County Crime Stoppers)
September 21, 2015

Investigators Hope New DNA Analysis Will Help Solve Holly Cassano Murder

Champaign County Sheriff's investigators say an analysis of DNA evidence by a private lab indicates that Cassano's killer was likely male and "probably with some" Hispanic, Native American, Central American or South American heritage.

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