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IVCC property tax levy request tops $12 million

IVCC property tax levy request tops $12 million

The Illinois Valley Community College property tax levy request for next year is $12.2 million. That’s up from $11.7 million received this year. The Board of Trustees approved the request this week to support about one third of the school’s expected $34.4 million budget next year. Property tax money is paid to IVCC from eight…

Ten year prison sentence for man involved in Peru stand-off

Ten year prison sentence for man involved in Peru stand-off

A Peru man got a ten year prison sentence for an armed stand-off with police at the home he was evicted from last year. Fifty-eight year old Jeffrey Sorrentino continued to claim in court Thursday that he didn’t know police were at his door and his gun fired toward the door when he stumbled inside…

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Illinois Sports 12/13/18

Illinois Sports 12/13/18

Here is the latest Illinois sports news from The Associated Press: LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears couldn’t have asked for a sweeter scenario, with a chance to clinch the NFC North by beating rival Green Bay. That’s exactly the opportunity they’re staring at when they host Aaron Rodgers and the fading Packers…

THURSDAY ROUNDUP: Seneca defeats Marquette in Tri-County matchup

THURSDAY ROUNDUP: Seneca defeats Marquette in Tri-County matchup

GIRLS BASKETBALL Seneca 48, Marquette 25 SENECA − The Lady Irish (9-2, 4-0) won their ninth straight game and never trailed, jumping out to a 20-0 lead and holding Marquette scoreless for the first 12:07 of the contest. Molly Baker paced Seneca with 11 points and Rita Jashari added nine points off the bench. Hannah…

WEDNESDAY ROUNDUP: Ottawa matmen upset L-P

WEDNESDAY ROUNDUP: Ottawa matmen upset L-P

WRESTLING Ottawa 34, La Salle-Peru 33 LA SALLE – Ottawa won eight of the 14 matches, breaking a 33-33 tie and giving the Pirates an upset of the IWCOA 13th-ranked Cavaliers. Hunter Duffy, Austin Howard, Riley Hanson, Cole Flores, Luke Fleming, Nick Stehl, Cedric Farrow and Brandon O’Brien won matches for the Pirates, with Duffy…

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24-year-old woman found shot dead on trail may have been lured there: Police

24-year-old woman found shot dead on trail may have been lured there: Police

iStock/Thinkstock(ATLANTA) — A 24-year-old woman found dead in broad daylight on a trail in DeKalb County, Georgia, may have been lured there, according to police.The body of Shantrelle Monroe, who was shot dead, was found Wednesday afternoon on a pathway behind a subdivision playground, DeKalb police spokesman Sgt. J.D. Spencer told ABC News Friday via…

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Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg hails immigrants as debate rages over asylum seekers

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg hails immigrants as debate rages over asylum seekers

iStock/JPecha(WASHINGTON) — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, in her first public remarks following a health scare last month, hailed immigrants as the “vanguard” of an effort to remove “stains” of discrimination from American society.“The Constitution sets out the aspiration to form a more perfect union,” Ginsburg said, addressing 31 newly naturalized American citizens who…

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Sophia Floersch, after terrible crash, looks forward to next F3 season

Sophia Floersch, after terrible crash, looks forward to next F3 season

ISAAC LAWRENCE/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Sophia Floersch can’t wait to get back on the track.In an exclusive interview with ABC News’ Good Morning America, the German Formula Three driver recounted the moment she lost control of her car during the Macau Grand Prix in November, sending it flying over the barriers and into the photographer’s…

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