News Local/State - November 25, 2014

Credit Houses Voice Concern About Illinois’ Fiscal Health

Credit ratings agencies have taken notice of the circuit court ruling last Friday that tossed out Illinois’ law reducing workers’ pensions. But they’re not worried enough to lower the state’s rating.

St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch.

(AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Cristina Fletes-Boutte, Pool)

News National/International - November 25, 2014

Grand Jury Focused On Key Fatal Ferguson ‘Tussle”

Some witnesses called it a tussle. Others described it as a tug-of-war. Ferguson Officer Darren Wilson testified that they were fighting over his handgun.  

Activists rally outside the Champaign County Courthouse Tuesday in solidarity with those in Ferguson, Missouri.

Hannah Meisel/WILL

News Local/State - November 25, 2014

Activists Stage Ferguson Sympathy Rally In Urbana

Activists in Champaign-Urbana rallied Tuesday in solidarity with those in Ferguson, Missouri. Citizens see parallels between the two areas, with regard to the relationship between law enforcement and the black community.

A storage facility in Ferguson, MO, burns after a grand jury ruled against filing charges against Ofc. Darren Wilson.

(AP Photo/Jeff Roberson"

News National/International - November 24, 2014

UPDATE: Protests, Some Violent, After Ferguson Grand Jury Ruling

St. Louis County Police are confirming officers used tear gas to disperse crowds in Ferguson after a police car was vandalized, business windows shattered and gunshots were heard. 

Aaron Cosby dribbles down court against Brown Monday at the State Farm Center.

(Rob McColley)

News Local/State - November 24, 2014

Illinois Uses Big 2nd Half To Top Brown, 89-68

Aaron Cosby scored 18 points, with 13 in the first five minutes of the second half, as Illinois topped Brown 89-68 on Monday night.

Protesters march during a rally near Chicago Police headquarters Monday night.

(AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

News Local/State - November 24, 2014

Ferguson Protests In Illinois

Dozens of protesters outside Chicago Police Department's headquarters started marching as soon as they heard that a grand jury had decided not to indict a Ferguson, Missouri, police officer in the shooting death of an unarmed, black 18-year-old in August.  

News Local/State - November 24, 2014

Cong. Davis Weighs In On Hagel Resignation

Congressman Rodney Davis says the resignation of U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is an example of President Obama's weakness on foreign policy.

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