Gov. Rauner proposes death penalty for mass murderers and killers of law enforcement officers

Public safety package extends 72-hour wait to all guns, bans bump stocks information provided by the Office of the Governor CHICAGO, Ill. (May 14, 2018) – Governor Bruce Rauner today asked the Illinois General Assembly to reinstate the death penalty for mass murderers and those who kill law enforcement officers. The proposal is part of … Read more

Pendants may cause radiation exposure

IEMA informs consumers information provided by the Illinois Emergency Management Agency SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (May 15, 2018) – The Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) is informing consumers that some homeopathic pendants using negative ion technology contain trace amounts of naturally occurring radioactive materials. While the pendants do not pose an immediate health and safety concern, continuous … Read more

Applications now available for Minority Entrepreneurship Program

Rauner Administration program will be held in the Quad Cities, Champaign, and South Chicago regions information provided by the Office of the Governor CHICAGO, Ill. (May 9, 2018) – The Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity (DCEO) announced today that applications for the 2018 Advancing the Development of Minority Entrepreneurship (ADME) program are now … Read more

Ticks and mosquitos: avoiding the diseases they spread

Lyme disease, spotted fever, ehrlichiosis, and West Nile virus are carried by ticks and mosquitos information provided by the Illinois Department of Public Health SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (May 10, 2018) – As the weather warms up, ticks and mosquitoes become more active. The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is reminding people about simple precautions they … Read more

Summer projects in Lansing parks

information provided by the Park District Board of Commissioners LANSING, Ill. (May 10, 2018) – With the approval of the Fiscal Year 2018–2019 operating budget at their April 23 meeting, the Park Board approved funding of various projects scheduled for this summer in parks throughout Lansing, including the following: Renovating the softball diamond and painting … Read more

South Suburban College seeking volunteer tutors and participants

Adult Volunteer Literacy Program trains tutors to teach literacy information provided by South Suburban College SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (May 9, 2018) – South Suburban College is seeking tutors and participants for the Adult Volunteer Literacy Tutoring Program. The program is structured to train volunteers to become one-on-one tutors for adults in need of basic literacy … Read more