June 13, 2014

Dwight Prison Given To State Agency

Control of the now-closed state prison near the Livingston County town of Dwight will be transferred from the Illinois Department of Corrections to another state agency.  


June 13, 2014

Heroin Task Force Might Need Extra Time

A heroin prevention task force in Illinois might need an extension to finish its report.  The Young Adults Heroin Use Task Force was one of two panels created by the General Assembly to come up with solutions for what's been declared a crisis in the state.


Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee in 1963,
(Associated Press)
June 12, 2014

Actress Ruby Dee Dies At 91

Ruby Dee, an actress and civil rights activist who built a career on stage and screen at a time when African-Americans had few such opportunities, has died at age 91.


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