Advertise with Illini Country and the Spencer Media Group!
 
Welcome to ILLINICOUNTRY.COM!
  Make us your homepage!
Bookmark Us
Click here for YouTube Click here for Facebook  
Welcome to ILLINI COUNTRY!    The Heart of Central Illinois is Illinicountry.com.    The ONLY place online that connects you with local and national NEWS, SPORTS, WEATHER, EVENTS and MUCH MORE.  At ILLINICOUNTRY.COM you're able to connect with and visit over 500 cities in ILLINOIS making it the perfect way to plan your next vacation, business trip or weekend outing!  Make illinicountry.com your HOMEPAGE TODAY! 
Decatur, Champaign-Urbana, Springfield, Bloomington-Normal, Peoria, Fighting Illini Click here for Fighting Illini links! Click here for Peoria links! Click here for Bloomington-Normal Links Click here for Springfield links! Click here for Champaign-Urbana links! Click here for Decaur links!
Illinois & Central Illinois Links
 
Illini Country Live Doppler Radar   Illini Country Local Weather
AMBER ALERTS For Illinois coming soon on ILLINICOUNTRY.COM
 

YAHOO! Top Stories

Attorney: Ferguson grand jury announcement Monday

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — A lawyer for Michael Brown's family says they have been notified that the grand jury considering whether to indict a Ferguson police officer his shooting death has made a decision.

Browns investigate alleged fight involving Manziel

CLEVELAND (AP) — Police responded to a Friday morning fight where he a man alleges he was assaulted by someone in Browns rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel's entourage at a downtown hotel.

Fears of major flooding in snowbound Buffalo ease

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Fears of disastrous flooding from a rapid meltdown of the Buffalo area's 7 feet of snow eased on Monday, but high winds became a menace, threatening to knock down trees and power lines.

Pelicans lose Gordon to left shoulder injury

New Orleans Pelicans starting guard Eric Gordon has been sidelined indefinitely with a torn labrum in his left shoulder, the NBA club announced Monday. Gordon, a seven-year NBA veteran, suffered the injury Saturday in the Pelicans' 106-94 victory over Utah when he separated his shoulder. In 12 games this season, Gordon has averaged 9.5 points and 2.0 assists a game for New Orleans. The Pelicans are 7-5, last in the Southwest division, which is by far the toughest in the league.

Alabama deputy, 3 teens killed in head-on crash

WETUMPKA, Ala. (AP) — Authorities say a car full of teenagers collided head-on with a police car in Alabama, killing three teens and a sheriff's deputy.

US stocks inch further into record territory

NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. stock market held at record levels in early afternoon trading Monday. Renewed confidence that stimulus measures from global central banks will help spur economic growth is supporting demand for stocks.

Click here to become a fan of Illini Country on Facebook!

CNN Headline News

Colosseum graffiti brings $24K fine

Got more money than sense and want to leave your mark on an ancient city? Authorities in Rome have the answer...

New deadlines set for Iran talks

The clock is ticking down for a nuclear deal with Iran, and so far it looks like no agreement will be reached in time.

Texas readies immigration challenge

Incoming Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said Monday he expects to legally challenge President Barack Obama's new immigration action "in the next two weeks."

Etan Patz case: Confession admissible

A jury will be allowed to consider a confession by a suspect with a low IQ who is accused of killing a 6-year-old boy more than three decades ago, a judge ruled Monday.

Grand jury reaches a decision

An announcement is expected later today from the grand jury in Ferguson, Missouri, that considered evidence in the Michael Brown shooting, officials said.

Just married

Officer Darren Wilson recently married another member of the Ferguson Police Department, a source close to Wilson said.

McCain: Graham, run for president

South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham is getting encouragement from a close colleague and friend, Sen. John McCain, to run for president.

Happy accident for comet probe?

It flew for 10 years, crossed millions of miles of space, bounced over the surface of a comet and returned heaps of data ... and then quietly faded away.

Cops: Boy's air gun looked like firearm

Cleveland authorities have surveillance video showing the shooting by police of a 12-year-old boy who was brandishing an air gun, a department spokesman said.

CNN host and protester clash

CNN's Michael Smerconish spoke with Bassem Masri about the escalating protests in Ferguson, Missouri.

ESPN Sports News

Manziel, entourage involved in fight at hotel

Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel was involved in a fight in downtown Cleveland early Saturday but is not listed as a suspect, according to a police report obtained by ESPN.

Reports: Texans' Mallett out rest of season

Texans quarterback Ryan Mallett will miss the rest of the season due to a torn right pectoral muscle, according to media reports.

NFL will mull fine, not suspension, for Raiola

The NFL will review Dominic Raiola's cut block on New England Patriots defensive lineman Zach Moore for a possible fine but the Detroit Lions center is not facing a suspension, the league said Monday.

S. Carolina women ranked No. 1 for first time

Dawn Staley and her South Carolina Gamecocks finally have ascended to the top of the poll.

Taylor apologizes, will not appeal NBA ban

An apologetic Jeffery Taylor says he will not appeal the NBA's 24-game suspension following his guilty plea on domestic violence charges.

Source: Seager, M's agree to $100M deal

The Seattle Mariners and third baseman Kyle Seager have agreed to a seven-year, $100 million deal that includes an option for an eighth year, a league source confirmed to ESPN.com's Jerry Crasnick.

Brown: Blount's strong Patriots return 'great'

Antonio Brown was watching Sunday when LeGarrette Blount followed through on a promise to honor the Pittsburgh Steelers' wide receiver the next time he reached the end zone.

Source: Ramirez, Red Sox agree on $88M

The Boston Red Sox agreed with Hanley Ramirez Monday on a four-year, $88 million deal with a vesting fifth year for an additional $22 million, according to a major league source.
Headline News - Weather - Sports!
CNN - NEWS
Breaking News / Weather

FOX NEWS
Latest News

ILLINOIS HOMEPAGE (WCIA 3)

Local News / Sports / Weather / More

STORM CENTER (WAND 17)
Local News / Sports / Weather / More

CENTRAL ILLINOIS' NEW CTR.
News / Weather / WEEK TV & HOI 19

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
Chicago News / Weather / Sports

MOVIE SHOWTIMES
Move Times / Locate A Theater / More

AMBER ALERTS
Broadcast Emergency Response
LOCAL GAS PRICES
Get Gas Prices / Trip Cost Calculator

IL ROAD CONDITIONS
Illinois Road Conditions - Ice / Snow

ILLINOIS TOWNS

All Towns / Maps / Links

IL DEPT OF TRANSPORTATION
Current Road Construction / Maps / Road Cam

NOAA WEATHER RADIO

Live Streaming Audio (All States And Areas)

STREAMING RADIO STATIONS
Local / NewsTalk / Sports / Illini

IHSA
Illinois High School Association Web Site

TELEPHONE DIRECTORY
White Pages / Yellow Pages / Maps / More
ILLINOIS LOTTERY
Winning Numbers And Jackpots

ILLINOIS BED AND BREAKFAST
Bed And Breakfast Experience

CENTRAL ILLINOIS TOURISM
Corn Mazes / Wineries / Museums / Tours

ENJOY ILLINOIS
Illinois Bureau Of Tourism

VISIT CENTRAL ILLINOIS
Things To Do / Resources / More

STATE PARKS
Illinois Department Of Natural Resources

STATE OF ILLINOIS
The official Site Of The State Of Illinois

ILLINOIS STATE POLICE

Laws / Firearms / Crimes / More
    Click here to become a fan of Illini Country on Facebook! Custom Apparel & College Wear - www.shopcampustown.com RAIN of Central Illinois.  Rescuing Animals In Need.  www. rainci.org    
ILLINI COUNTRY ® is a service of  SPINWEB MEDIA 1-855-SPIN-WEB ~ Copyright © 2008 - 2014