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  • Fox Lake manhunt
    Fox Lake cop killed, stripped of gun
    A Fox Lake, Illinois police officer was shot dead on Tuesday morning and a massive manhunt is underway for three suspected gunmen. All area schools remain on lockdown and the FAA has declared a no fly zone over the area.The Fox Lake police officer...
  • Illinois policeman shot and killed
    Illinois policeman shot and killed
    Another policeman was shot and killed on Tuesday in Lake County, Illinois which is relatively close to Chicago. At this time, officials are looking for three suspects, according to a CNN report on Tuesday. Law enforcers are in helicopters and on...
  • Bruce Rauner
    Gay conversion therapy for young people has been banned in Illinois
    The controversy surrounding therapy for young people in regard to changing their sexual lifestyle has been banned in Illinois. With the stroke of a pen on Thursday, newly-elected Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner of Illinois signed the legislation,...
  • Some of the safest and best cities and towns to live in are in Southern Illinois
    Safest and best Illinois cities and towns to live in
    Recently, Reboot Illinois had articles on the 37 best Illinois towns to raise a family and the 50 safest cities in Illinois. While Southern Illinois didn't appear much on the safest cities list, it pulled its weight in the best towns category,...
  • Jon Taffer
    ‘Bar Rescue’ transforms Pro’s Sports Bar to BR Steak on Spike
    On tonight's Spike episode of “Bar Rescue,” Jon Taffer and his crew came to Pro’s Sports Bar in Country Club Hills, Illinois on this episode titled “Too Many Managers, Not Enough Man.” to conduct this rescue. In...
  • The Lucky Rooster
    The Lucky Rooster Pub and Eatery -- Saint Jacob, Illinois
    There is a lot to crow about at the Lucky Rooster Pub & Eatery.Raymond and Michelle Smith took the former Dew Drop Inn, more a bar than a restaurant, and transformed it into a family restaurant, with a bar. It opened in August 2014, after four...
  • Dad tries to run over teens: WATCH dad attempt to run down daughter's bullies
    Dad tries to run over teens: WATCH dad attempt to run down daughter's bullies
    An Illinois dad tried to run over a group of teens that he claims was bullying his 13-year-old daughter. The 56-year-old Rockford father is facing criminal charges after cell phone video showed him using his SUV in an attempt to bulldoze a group...
  • Dog shot when injured then scanned and owners told
    Police shoot limping dog to death; dead dog was scanned and owners called
    Shoot first, ask questions later seems to be the way the police in Alton, Illinois, choose to handle things.When the police in Alton were called about an injured dog in front of a local store, they were able to coax him into their car. It seems...
  • Appeal court reverses convictions on Blagojevich
    Appeal court reverses convictions on Blagojevich
    It has been reported, ex-Governor Rod Blagojevich had a somewhat pleasant surprise today when the 7th U. S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago overturned some of his convictions and ordered a re-sentencing. The court dismissed five of the 18...
  • The Comfort Dogs are headed to the Central Illinois District
    The Comfort Dogs are headed to the Central Illinois District
    While the summer has been quite average, having many days with below norm temperatures, when the temperatures rise, they create tornado conditions that damage even the most secure areas of the United States. Take for instance the Central Illinois...
  • POPULATION MIGRATION
    ILLINOISANS HAVE BEEN ON THE MOVE
    Traditionally, being referred to as a “mover and shaker” has been considered a very positive description! Most people I know wouldn’t be concerned or upset if other people around them considered them to be someone who &ldquo...
  • Study your home state with free Illinois-themed worksheets
    Study your home state with free Illinois-themed worksheets
    Every student needs to know about the place where he lives. State study should be an important part of your homeschool curriculum. These free resources will help you teach your children all about Illinois.Illinois Map Treasure Hunt: Upper-grade...
  • Seneca, Illinois image of book and 150th celebration
    Genealogy: Book review 'The Story of Seneca, Illinois'
    The Story of Seneca, Illinois was compiled by the Seneca Historical Guild members. The published hard cover book was presented to the people during the 150th Seneca Sesquicentennial held June24 - 28, 2015. The Seneca Historyweb page announces, ...
  • Abraham Lincoln
    Lincoln addresses a divided house
    Springfield, Illinois played host to the state’s Republican convention on June 16, 1858. In attendance were more than 1,000 delegates focused on choosing their candidate to challenge Stephen A. Douglas for one of Illinois’ two seats in...
  • Teacher fired for stepping on flag
    Teacher fired for stepping on flag: Illinois teacher fired over free speech demo
    A teacher was fired for stepping on the flag. And no, it wasn't a Confederate flag. This teacher in Illinois was sacked after stepping on the American flag – an object lesson in freedom of speech that went too far, according to the...
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