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Stories with place: Bloomington
  • Judge rejects reinstating murder charges against mother 
    Updated: Nov-24-15 1:34 pm

    BLOOMINGTON, Illinois - A judge has rejected a prosecution request to reinstate murder charges against a Bloomington woman in the death of her young son.

  • Central Illinois autism program re-opens with community help 
    Updated: Nov-20-15 4:01 am

    NORMAL, Illinois - A scaled-back central Illinois program to help about 100 families dealing with autism has re-opened with help from Illinois State University and community supporters.

  • Illinois community college braces for potential strike 
    Updated: Nov-18-15 4:03 am

    NORMAL, Illinois - Heartland Community College in Normal is bracing for a potential faculty strike but the school's president intends to hold classes whether it happens or not.

  • Federal suit claims racial discrimination at Illinois hotel 
    Updated: Nov-16-15 5:42 pm

    PEORIA, Illinois - A lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission alleges management at a central Illinois hotel failed to stop racist comments and conduct toward at least one black employee.

  • EXCHANGE: Normal man can't sit down once music starts 
    Updated: Nov-03-15 6:22 am

    BLOOMINGTON, Illinois - Bill Weber was having a tough time sitting still in the minutes before the ballroom dance band The Nostalgics started entertaining a crowd of dancers Sunday at the Miller Park Pavilion in Bloomington. While engaging in conversation about a lifetime of dancing, he kept one eye on the four-piece band and when the first notes of "Sweet Georgia Brown" played, Weber was the first one up and on the dance floor.

  • Illinois Wesleyan University theater school gets $2.5M gift 
    Updated: Oct-28-15 4:51 am

    BLOOMINGTON, Illinois - Illinois Wesleyan University's School of Theater Arts has received a $2.5 million gift in honor of a graduate who often credited his theater training for helping him become a successful lawyer.