http://ift.tt/1li0sH4 : Bloomington — McLean County released preliminary autopsy results of a body found in a Bloomington field.
http://ift.tt/1n92mbo : Decatur – The community came together to raise $392,209 for The Salvations Army’s Tree of Lights campaign.
http://ift.tt/1mPwJR5 : The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum is looking for new volunteers. The library and museum says the next series of volunteer training programs starts February 18 at 5:30 in the library’s multipurpose room.
During the two-hour session, volunteers will learn about such jobs as informational guides, bus greeters, and assistants throughout the library. …
The body of an Illinois State University student was found in a field Sunday morning.
The McLean County Coroner said the body of Yusif Ahmad, 19, was discovered around 7:30 Sunday morning about three miles from campus.
The Oak Lawn native did not have any obvious signs of trauma, but officials say he wasn’t properly dressed for the weather. …
http://ift.tt/1mPwBRR : Just days before his State of the State address, Gov. Pat Quinn is touting what he calls "encouraging" developments with the state’s backlog of unpaid bills.
Quinn sent a letter to lawmakers Sunday, saying the state’s backlog will be $5.6 billion by the end of the fiscal year. …
http://ift.tt/L3XvZK : Handing down a harsh opinion, the California Supreme Court said that Stephen Glass, the former journalist who fabricated many stories, had failed to prove that he was of good moral character, so it was denying him a law license.
Despite his attempts to rehabilitate his image, the court said, it remained unconvinced that that Glass had changed his ways.
Specifically, the court points out, Glass’s misrepresentations continued many years after the many publications he worked for found many of his pieces were heavily fabrica