Missouri Governor Eric Greitens resigned Tuesday — effective at 5 p.m. Friday — just as abruptly as he had arrived on Missouri's political scene, his career buried under an avalanche of scandal and felony charges.
Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner signed two pieces of legislation — one legalizing blaze pink hunting gear and the other increasing penalties for wildlife poaching. House Bill 4231 is effective Jan. 1, 2019 and House Bill 5317 is effective immediately.
Bob Robbins, who bears an uncanny resemblance to his biological father, the late Charlie Clayton, plays a practical joke on former neighbor Jerry Cornell by riding up to a swim party on Charlie's lawn mower, wearing his jacket and cap.
A new state assessment designed to measure if students are ready for kindergarten shows that most children need help preparing for school. Nearly one out of four Illinois students were considered ready for the classroom expectations.