City Of Dixon Confirms Rita Crundwell Release

DIXON — The City of Dixon has confirmed that Rita Crundwell was released this week from the Federal Corrections Institution in Pekin, Illinois. On February 14, 2013, a federal judge sentenced Crundwell to 19 years 7 months in federal prison. Crundwell was to serve 85% of this sentence. According to the Federal Bureau of Prisons […]

First Lady Biden Discusses Higher Education Investments In Illinois Visit

SPRINGFIELD—First lady Jill Biden and U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona visited Sauk Valley Community College in Dixon on Monday to discuss how the American Rescue Plan will support higher education in Illinois. After touring the facility, Cardona and the first lady announced President Joe Biden’s investment in higher education through the American Rescue Plan, […]

News Around Illinois – May 11, 2020

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Illinois COVID-19 Cases Surpass 77,000, With More Than 3,400 Deaths CHICAGO — State officials reported 1,656 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois on Sunday, the lowest number reported in 24 hours in 19 days. 57 additional deaths were reported, the lowest number since May 4. The Illinois Department of Public Health says the total number of […]