Court: Constitutional Ban On High Fines Applies To StatesJustice Ruth Bader Ginsburg wrote the court's opinion in favor of Tyson Timbs, of Marion, Indiana. Police seized Timbs' $40,000 Land Rover when they arrested him for selling about $400 worth of heroin.Timbs pleaded guilty, but faced no prison time. The biggest loss was the Land Rover he bought with some of the life insurance money he received after his father died.
Caught On Camera: Man Stuffs Giant Reptile Cave Into Pants In Pet Store TheftIn one of the most unusual thefts you'll ever see a man walked into a pet store in Marion, Illinois, and was caught on camera stuffing a giant plastic shell down his pants.
Illinois Restaurant Owner Joined Thailand Cave Rescue EffortTsanet Natisri owns the restaurant THAI-D in Marion, Illinois, where he and his wife serve traditional Thai cuisine, WFVS reports. Natisri is a groundwater expert and planner who moved to the U.S. in 2004 from his native Udon Thani, Thailand.
Amber Alert For Two Missing Girls Downstate CanceledAn Amber Alert issued Monday for two missing girls in the downstate Illinois town of Marion has been canceled.
Illnois Lawmakers On Taxes: Reality Is Catching UpIllinois lawmakers warn that reality is catching up with them as they grapple with the state’s budget problems this Spring.
Wheaton College Student Among 4 Killed In Crystal Lake Plane CrashAll four people aboard a small plane, including a Wheaton College junior, her sister and businessman father, were killed when the aircraft crashed Saturday morning near northwest suburban Crystal Lake.
Palatine Man Tests Positive For West NileAn elderly northwest suburban man is the first to be diagnosed this year in the Chicago area with West Nile-related diseases.
2 Investigators: Will VA Bounce Vets From Nursing Facilities? The families of military veterans say their loved ones are being pushed out of the VA centers that promised to take care of them. CBS 2's Dave Savini investigates.