ILLINOIS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/ILLINOIS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Illinois pet dubbed world’s tallest cow at 6-foot-4 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58524414-68/blosom-cow-hanson-tallest.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58524414-68/blosom-cow-hanson-tallest.html.csp">Illinois pet dubbed world’s tallest cow at 6-foot-4</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-15T10:06:13.038-06:00">Updated Oct 15, 2014 10:06AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Orangeville, Ill. • A 6-foot-4-inch cow owned by an Illinois woman was recently dubbed the world’s tallest. Patty Hanson and Blosom the cow smiled for their official Guinness World Records photo shoot Monday. Hanson received an email in mid-August saying Blosom had been named the world’s tallest cow. She sought the record after veterinarians and the cow’s foot trimmer constantly noted the 2,000-pound animal’s large size, Hanson said. At the end of May, family and friends began documenting Blosom...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-585244142014-10-15T10:06:13.038-06:00" id="#license-2014-10-15T10:06:13.038-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58524414@www.sltrib.com Wed, 15 Oct 2014 10:06:13 MDT Illinois high court to hear Phillip Morris appeal http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58455180-79/court-illinois-supreme-morris.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58455180-79/court-illinois-supreme-morris.html.csp">Illinois high court to hear Phillip Morris appeal</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JIM SUHR</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-25T12:14:01.775-06:00">Updated Sep 25, 2014 12:14PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">St. Louis • The Illinois Supreme Court has agreed to review a lower court’s reinstatement of a decade-old $10.1 billion class-action verdict against Phillip Morris USA over the nation’s biggest cigarette maker’s marketing of “light” and “low tar” designations. The high court, which has thrown out the verdict at least once, decided Wednesday it would hear arguments involving the April opinion by the Mount Vernon-based 5th District Appellate Court, Supreme Court spokesman Joe Tybor confirmed Thurs...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584551802014-09-25T12:14:01.775-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-25T12:14:01.775-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58455180@www.sltrib.com Thu, 25 Sep 2014 12:14:01 MDT Illinois city marks birthday with 200-foot bratwurst http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58441678-68/bratwurst-200-belleville-foot.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58441678-68/bratwurst-200-belleville-foot.html.csp">Illinois city marks birthday with 200-foot bratwurst</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-22T09:57:20.396-06:00">Updated Sep 22, 2014 09:57AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Belleville, Ill. • Residents in the southwest Illinois city of Belleville celebrated its 200th birthday with a 200-foot bratwurst, complete with a 200-foot bun. Larry Schubert and his team from Schubert’s Packing Co. in Millstadt used about 120 pounds of meat to make the brat, which volunteers grilled Sunday, the final day of the city’s bicentennial celebration, the Belleville News-Democrat reported (http://bit.ly/1po9SwO ). A few days earlier, a saloon hosted a half-size practice run for grilli...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584416782014-09-22T09:57:20.396-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-22T09:57:20.396-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58441678@www.sltrib.com Mon, 22 Sep 2014 09:57:20 MDT South Carolina dad accused in deaths of his 5 kids was ex-con http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58402483-68/jones-illinois-arrested-spree.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58402483-68/jones-illinois-arrested-spree.html.csp">South Carolina dad accused in deaths of his 5 kids was ex-con</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOHN O’CONNOR and EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-11T11:28:07.21-06:00">Updated Sep 11, 2014 11:28AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Springfield, Ill. • The South Carolina man accused of killing his five children and dumping their bodies in Alabama was an ex-convict who went on a crime spree more than a decade ago in Illinois, prison documents and a family member confirmed Thursday. Timothy Jones, now 32, was arrested on a cocaine possession charge March 30, 2001, in Carpentersville, Illinois. Six months later, he was arrested for a crime spree that included stealing a car, burglary and passing forged checks, according to Mic...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584024832014-09-11T11:28:07.21-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-11T11:28:07.21-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58402483@www.sltrib.com Thu, 11 Sep 2014 11:28:07 MDT EPA rules making dirtiest U.S. coal most popular http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58379672-79/coal-illinois-percent-basin.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58379672-79/coal-illinois-percent-basin.html.csp">EPA rules making dirtiest U.S. coal most popular</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Mario Parker</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg News</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-05T18:03:01.587-06:00">Updated Sep 5, 2014 06:03PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Chicago • The dirtiest coal in the United States is becoming the most popular, thanks to tightening emission standards forcing power plants to reduce pollutants. Demand for the fuel from the Illinois Basin in President Barack Obama’s home state climbed last year to the highest level since 1990 as sales of nearby Appalachian coal dipped and consumption of the product from Powder River Basin mines in Wyoming grew at a slower pace. Illinois basin coal has greater sulfur content than the other coals...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58379672@www.sltrib.com Fri, 05 Sep 2014 18:03:01 MDT