The owners and operators of a southern Illinois mobile home park have agreed to a settlement in a lawsuit that accused them of discrimination.

The U.S. district court for Southern Illinois approved the settlement Monday between the Justice Department and Williams Trailer Court in Marion.

A credit analyst with Moody's says Illinois' bond rating will remain unchanged ... despite the state entering its third month without a budget.  But, the chances of a downgrade increase the longer gridlock continues.

Two Illinois residents are dead after a motorcycle accident in northeast Missouri.

Legionella Bacteria
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Illinois Department of Public Health is reporting a fourth death from Legionnaires' disease after an outbreak at a western Illinois veterans' home.

A Murphysboro woman is the Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs' Volunteer of the Year.

Illinois is investigating bankruptcy filings by two state parole board members after recent newspaper reports highlighting the personal financial problems of several political appointees.

A cultivation center is under construction in southern Illinois as part of the state's medical cannabis pilot program.

Paul Montes of Wellness Group Pharms says his 27-thousand square foot facility on Lick Creek Road just outside of Anna will be completed in September.

Twenty-two years after the release of the original Jurassic Park, this summer's blockbuster Jurassic World set box office records.   Film critic Simone Becque takes a closer look at the fourth installment of the Jurassic franchise for this edition of SIU Reviews.


Enrollment at Southeast Missouri State University is down for the first time in 20 years.

A Supermoon on This Week's Astronomy Feature

Aug 28, 2015
Kevin Boucher

On this week's Astronomy feature, a full moon on Saturday August 29th, and Cheryl Ernst lets us know what planets can be seen in the west.  Special thanks for Cheryl Ernst and Andy Edelen of the Astronomical Association of Southern Illinois