Category Archives: State News

EX-ILLINOIS HOUSE LEADER ARROYO SENTENCED FOR BRIBERY SCHEME

EX-ILLINOIS HOUSE LEADER ARROYO SENTENCED FOR BRIBERY SCHEME

CHICAGO, IL (AP) — A former Democratic leader in the Illinois House has been sentenced to nearly five years in prison for his role in a bribery scheme. Luis Arroyo was handed a 57-month sentence by U.S. District Judge Steven Seeger on Wednesday after pleading guilty in November to a wire fraud count alleging he tried to…read more

New law could remove front license plate requirement in Illinois

New law could remove front license plate requirement in Illinois

ILLINOIS (AP) — Motorists in Illinois may not be required to display a front license plate under a proposed law. A measure would amend the Illinois Vehicle Code to remove the required front plate and would save the state $800,000 in plate production. If adopted, the Illinois Secretary of State would issue only one registration…read more

$46 Million going towards state buildings in southern regions of IL

$46 Million going towards state buildings in southern regions of IL

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS — The Capital Development Board (CDB) announced Thursday more than $46 million in investments are moving forward to improve and renovate various state agency buildings in the State’s southern regions. The funding will help address deferred maintenance projects at state agencies that have been stalled due to a lack of investment by previous administrations. Centralia…read more

Illinois primary ballot set: Six GOP governor candidates, two Democrats

Illinois primary ballot set: Six GOP governor candidates, two Democrats

SPRINGFIELD, IL — With the primary election ballots set, and the election nine weeks away, Republicans looking to challenge Gov. J.B. Pritzker continued their criticism of the incumbent’s policies. Pritzker also faces a Democratic challenger. The Illinois State Board of Elections on Thursday approved the statewide primary ballot after hearing a variety of objections. There…read more

Democrats’ unveil bill package supporting police with grants and more; Republicans say majority party trying to ‘rewrite history’

Democrats’ unveil bill package supporting police with grants and more; Republicans say majority party trying to ‘rewrite history’

SPRINGFIELD, IL — Illinois statehouse Democrats are unveiling a package of bills they say takes a smart approach to supporting law enforcement in Illinois, and it has the backing of law enforcement groups. Republicans say the majority party is trying to “rewrite history.” The measures Democratic legislators unveiled Monday during a news conference at the…read more

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Motley Crue & Def Leppard @ Busch Stadium

Motley Crue & Def Leppard @ Busch Stadium

RESCHEDULED  JULY 5, 2022 @ 4:00 PM Motley Crüe and Def Leppard have announced that they are rescheduling their 2021 stadium tour to 2022. The new date for STL will be July 5, 2022 All tickets will be honored for the new date. Click HERE for more ticket info

El Monstero & Living Colour

El Monstero & Living Colour

El Monstero & Living Colour at Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre on Saturday, July 9th ON SALE • NOWSPECIAL • Lawn and Select Reserved tickets just $19.95 + fees first week of sales Click HERE to purchase tickets

Collective Soul + Switchfoot

Collective Soul + Switchfoot

 Collective Soul + Switchfoot at Saint Louis Music Park on Sunday, July 17th ON SALE • NOW Click HERE to purchase tickets

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