UPDATE: Eight Tornadoes Hit Illinois During Wednesday's Powerful StormsNo one was killed. The tornado in Pontiac injured seven people.
At Least Four Tornadoes Touched Down During Wednesday's StormsAccording to the National Weather Service, a tornado touched down near Paw Paw around 7:30 p.m., another touched down in Seneca around 9:15 p.m., a third touched down near Pontiac about 10:15 p.m., and a fourth touched down near Piper City shortly after 11 p.m.
Wrigley Field Commemorative Bricks Found In Landfill Near Pontiac, Ill.A number of personalized pavers from Wrigley Field have been found in a landfill near Pontiac, Illinois, according to the Pontiac Daily Leader.
Driver Charged With DUI In Crash That Killed Downstate Cop, Police DogJason Collins, 33, allegedly was driving under the influence when his pickup left the road and struck a marked police car in the center crossover on I-55 north of Route 23 about 9:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Students Allowed To Tour State Prison, While Reporters Banned Gov. Pat Quinn's administration is defending its decision allowing community college students to take an "educational" tour of one of the state's maximum-security prison while at the same time continuing to bar reporters from such visits as a security risk.
DEFEND YOUR RIDE: Victoria At Solider Field"This was my dream car. I always knew one day I would buy it." - Victoria and her Pontiac Bonneville
Downstate Woman Saw Neighbor Shoot BabyA neighbor said Saturday she saw an Illinois woman shoot at her 10-month-old baby before apparently killing herself.
5 Dead In Downstate TownFive people, including two adults and three children, have been killed in the downstate Illinois community of Emington.
DEFEND YOUR RIDE: Donna At Reggie's Music Joint“I really love all-American cars. They're built tough!” - Donna and her Pontiac Aztec
Work Begins On High-Speed Rail To St. LouisA new season of re-construction begins Saturday on the rail line between Chicago and St. Louis that Amtrak is transforming into a 110-mile-an-hour corridor.
Longtime Salesman Sadly Muses On The End Of Pontiac"Changing times, changing tastes--it's a changing economy. What are you going to do?