Family of Kidnapped U of I Scholar Speaks

Aug 22, 2017

The family of kidnapped U of I visiting scholar Yingying Zhang says they will not give up their search for her and Tuesday they asked President Donald Trump for help in finding her. 

A search is on for $500,000 in jewelry stolen from a traveling artisan attending a suburban Chicago arts show. Police in St. Charles are saying the stolen jewelry included gold and silver, as well as rubies and emeralds.

An Illinois state trooper has been found guilty of misdemeanor aggravated assault during a roadside search in East St. Louis.

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Chicago Police say they are devoting all resources necessary to figure out who dumped a toddler’s body in a West Side pond. 

Bradley considers four school president candidates

Jul 30, 2015

Bradley University’s Board of Trustees is considering four final candidates for the school’s top job.  Bradley’s Presidential Search Committee narrowed down the list of contenders from a shortlist of 14 candidates.  The Trustees will meet and interview the four finalists in the near future.  Doctor Stan Liberty has been serving as interim president since Joanne Glasser left the post this spring.

Request for national DCFS director search

Feb 27, 2014

Some Illinois politicians want Governor Pat Quinn to conduct a national search for the next director of the state’s child welfare system.

The Tri-County Regional Planning Commission needs to get its fiscal house in order before actively searching for a new executive director.  Peoria Public Radio’s Alex Rusciano reports that’s the message following last night’s executive board meeting:

The Peoria Area Chamber of Commerce is using a search firm to find a new Chamber President. The Chamber is using Waverly Partners in the executive position search.