Illionis

Hillary Clinton And Donald Trump Moving Closer To Nominations
(Associated Press) - Hillary Clinton triumphed Tuesday in the Florida, Ohio and North Carolina presidential primaries, putting her in a commanding position to become the first woman in U.S. history to win a major party nomination. Donald Trump strengthened his hand in the Republican race with a big …
First Lady Christens Submarine In Connecticut
(Associated Press) - First lady Michelle Obama christened a Navy submarine at a Connecticut shipyard on Saturday, taking three whacks to break a bottle of champagne against the hull of the USS Illinois and thanking military families for their sacrifice
...
Overheated Jail Cells Can Be Deadly
The death of a New York City inmate in a 100-degree cell in February shows the dangers of overheated conditions in jails and prisons, an issue facing corrections officials nationwide.
As summer approaches, corrections officials throughout the country must deal with prisoners' potentially fatal e…
Washington, Illionis Hard Hit By Tornadoes
The mayor of Washington, Ill., estimates that up to 500 homes in his town were either damaged or destroyed by a wave of fierce storms that brought damaging winds and tornadoes to 12 states yesterday.
 Mayor Gary Manier says, ``Everybody's without power, but some people are without everythin…
Killer Tornadoes Rip Through Midwest
Severe weather erupted through the middle of the country on Sunday. The National Weather Service says at least 60 tornadoes were reported throughout the region, with the most damaging touching down in Illionis.
At least three people were reported killed, and in two communities, the storms d…