Jim Taylor

State Wants To Revoke Violent Sex Offender’s Conditional Discharge

A violent sex offender returns to Mercer County Circuit Court next week.  The Illinois Attorney General’s office wants to revoke the conditional discharge of 46 year old Darin Brock after he was arrested last month in Bloomington, Illinois for battery…

Madigan Forming School Funding Task Force

Governor Bruce Rauner took a shot at fixing Illinois’ schools, and now the state’s most powerful Democrat is taking his turn. House Speaker Mike Madigan yesterday announced he’s forming a task force to look at how to pay for education…

LaHood Favors Repealing & Replacing Obamacare

The first vote to repeal and replace Obamacare could come next month. But one Illinois Congressman says it won’t be the last vote. Repealing and replacing Obamacare is not like flipping a light switch. Congressman Darin LaHood tells the Illinois…

Domestic Dispute Leads To Charges In New Windsor

A domestic dispute in New Windsor leads to charges. 40 year old Erik Detamore of New Windsor was taken into custody early this morning by Mercer County Sheriff’s Deputies. He was arrested for domestic battery. Detamore is being held in…

John Deere Committed To Quad Cities

John Deere is staying in the Quad Cities, at least as long as CEO Sam Allen is around. Allen told shareholders yesterday he is insisting on keeping the company in the Quad Cities. Two of Illinois’ other giants, Caterpillar and…

Staley Warns Of Phone Scam

The Mercer County Sheriff’s Department alerting residents of a phone scam. Sheriff Dave Staley says be cautious when someone is trying to solicit money over the phone. Staley says any collection of monies regarding fines are handled through standard court…