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September, 11, 2001, is not being forgotten — thanks in part by those people who keep the memory in the forefront and who are educating the youths who were born after the devastation.

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The kindergarten and first grade students at Crescent City Grade School participated in a fire safety program Oct. 9. The program was presented by Crescent-Iroquois Fire Protection District members Jeremy Wichtner, who was captain of the departmentat the time of the program, and Scott Dirks,…

The Iroquois County Sheriff’s Department is issuing a warning to residents in reference to reported phone scams occurring in the county, according to a recent news release. The scam targets older victims on land lines and cell phones.

SPRINGFIELD — The filing by U.S. Rep. RODNEY DAVIS, R-Taylorville, of his campaign finance report for the quarter ending Sept. 30 has regenerated arguments in his potential rematch with Democrat BETSY DIRKSEN LONDRIGAN of Springfield as to where the money comes from.

SPRINGFIELD — The filing by U.S. Rep. RODNEY DAVIS, R-Taylorville, of his campaign finance report for the quarter ending Sept. 30 has regenerated arguments in his potential rematch with Democrat BETSY DIRKSEN LONDRIGAN of Springfield as to where the money comes from.

HONG KONG - Hong Kong police swept through a popular shopping district late Sunday afternoon, catching anti-government protesters, tourists and ordinary residents up in a clearance operation that saw scores hit by tear gas and water cannon. Bystanders could be seen fleeing the scene as dozens of police vehicles drove down a major thoroughfare in some of the densest neighborhoods in the world, ...

DALLAS - A tornado moved through Dallas Sunday night after it was first reported in the Love Field area and moved east, leaving heavy damage and debris in its wake. No tornado warnings were still in effect as of 10:02 p.m., but severe storms that could bring strong winds and hail were still moving through Dallas County, as well as Collin, Hunt and Kaufman counties, according to the National ...

DETROIT - Detroit Lions defensive tackle Damon Harrison was on the ground in pain, pounding his fist in frustration. Doctors and trainers surrounded him on the turf Sunday in Ford Field. On the bench, linebacker Jarrad Davis was getting his ankle taped. Cornerback Darius Slay and running back Kerryon Johnson were out with hamstring injuries. The Lions looked beaten up and beaten down as ...

Sometimes exceptional travel experiences simply demand a repeat. After visiting the magnificent Lake Geneva area of Switzerland a few years ago, my husband, Tony, and I resolved to return to this beautiful country to continue our voyage of discovery. This time around we opted to visit the Canton of Bern, famous for its jaw-dropping Alpine scenery, and the cosmopolitan and historical city of ...