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Friday, February 12, 2016
Accident leads to gas leak near Pierre Menard Home Thursday
Binding arbitration bill resurrected in House
Costello Highlights Heart Health during American Heart Month
Governor Rauner takes clemency action
Lawmakers propose fairground foundation
State Receives Extension for Submitting Request for Federal Declaration

Thursday, February 11, 2016
February Is Financial Aid Awareness Month
Memories of Thriving Downtown Chester
Obama calls for building better politics; GOP focuses on his remarks on redistricting
Perry County Man Sentenced on Explosives and Firearm Charges
Southern Illinois Delegation Pitches NGA Director on St. Clair County Relocation Site

Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Costello Announces Successful Collection of Cell Phones for Overseas Soldiers
Illinois second-to-last in residentsí income recovering since beginning of recession
Pew: Illinois ranks 30th for income growth over past year
President Carterís speech nearly 40 years ago touched on themes being discussed today
Rauner to Dems: Work with me or pass tax hike

Tuesday, February 9, 2016
Drew Petersonís murder-for-hire trial delayed again in Randolph County
Healthcare analyst: Decades of "lavish" plans resulting in large bill backlog
Illinois State Museum to Reopen to the Public
Lawmakers gearing up for school funding task force
Money for state employee health care costs remains in limbo

Monday, February 8, 2016
ACLU: Illinois Wants Bipartisan Criminal Justice Reforms Now
ATAíS Youth Program Receives Scholarship Endowment
COGFA: Does a recession lie near?
Costello to Host Satellite Office Hours in Cutler, Willisville and Coulterville
Governor signs amendatory veto of bill that would reopen state museum
Poll: Voters from all political persuasions support criminal justice reform
Randolph Co Sheriff Departmentís weekly arrest report
Randolph County Resident Sentenced For Methamphetamine Offense
Some consolidation efforts has bipartisan support

Friday, February 5, 2016
Bost Votes to Help Southern Illinois Small Businesses Grow
Chester man sentenced to probation on drug charge
Conservationists Celebrate Success of Eagles in Illinois
Coulterville woman sentenced to probation on drug charge
Eric Wright is the latest Game of Life winner at Rozierís Country Market
IDOT, ISP: Make a Super Bowl Game Plan
Perry County Resident Sentenced For Methamphetamine Offense

Thursday, February 4, 2016
Actuary recommends decrease of teachersí and districtsí ERO rate
Chester Firemen called out just after midnight this morning
Chester man pleads guilty to charge of battery
Chester man sent to prison on drug charge
Flash index show slow growth for Illinois
Former Rural Fire Protection District Bookkeeper Pleads Guilty to Mail Fraud
Gaming revenues up in Illinois
Governor to sign executive order partnering DCEO with private group
Lawmakers show frustration over lack of action in General Assembly
Sleeping bags and golf raised to highlight priorities in House floor debate
State Fire Marshalís office warning residents about "hoverboards"
Steeleville woman sentenced to probation on theft charge

Wednesday, February 3, 2016
Chester couple found guilty of meth charge
Chester man sent to prison on residential burglary charge
Comptroller: Taxpayers on hook for billions in unpaid bills and deficit
Governor pushes for procurement reform to save half-a-billion dollars
Illinois Home-Care Workers Face Pay Cuts in State Budget Impasse
SIU Carbondale enrollment down as anticipated
Swansea woman sent to prison on obstructing justice charge

Tuesday, February 2, 2016
Ellis Grove resident awarded scholarship to Southeast
IEMA Encourages People to Prepare for Earthquakes
One person killed, several injures in multi-vehicle crash near Red Bud
Prairie du Rocher man accused of shooting Steeleville man Saturday
President Obama to visit Springfield next month

Monday, February 1, 2016
IDPH: No new conditions for cannabis pilot program
Leaders differ on "balanced" approach to fix budget
Percy woman sustains serious injuries in single vehicle crash Saturday
Randolph Co Sheriff Departmentís weekly arrest report
Southeast Missouri State announces Fall 2015 graduates
Three male juveniles to be charged in connection with 15 reported car burglaries in Chester
Very light agenda waiting for Chester City Council tonight