CHICAGO (AP) — A county clerk plans a coin flip to decide the winner of the tied vote for a trustee seat in the Chicago suburb of Sauk Village.
Illinois honors former state, US agriculture director
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois is honoring a former state agriculture department director who also led the U.S. Department of Agriculture under President Ronald Reagan.
CHICAGO (AP) — The mother of a 5-year-old suburban Chicago boy who went missing last week is refusing to cooperate with detectives, police said Monday.
Search on for husband of woman burned to death
O'FALLON, Ill. (AP) — Authorities in southern Illinois say they are searching for the husband of a woman whose body was found set afire inside a vehicle.
Judge denies lower bond for ex-priest accused of abuse
CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — A St. Louis County judge on Monday refused to lower bail for a former Catholic priest who was previously imprisoned and labeled sexually violent.
CHICAGO (AP) — Legislation has been proposed in the Illinois General Assembly that would require a review of water rates statewide to ensure they are affordable and fair.
NORMAL, Ill. (AP) — Illinois State University faculty and students are hoping to help the environment by creating more sustainable construction materials.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — The University of Illinois has stopped new partnerships with a Chinese firm that the U.S. government considers a national security threat.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Schools statewide are receiving 5,000 tree seedlings from the Illinois Department of Transportation.
IDOT officials say the "Trees to Schools" initiative honors...
WIU professor a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in Music
CHICAGO (AP) — A music composition professor in Illinois has learned he was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in Music .
Western Illinois University notes that finalists aren't known until...
CHICAGO (AP) — More colleges are beginning to offer classes in growing and handling marijuana as demand for such skills from growers and dispensaries increases.
GALESBURG, Ill. (AP) — The head of one of Chicago's premier attractions is slated to give the keynote address to Knox College graduates this year.
CRYSTAL LAKE, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois Department of Children and Family Services says it's had previous contact with the family of a 5-year-old boy missing from his suburban Chicago home in...
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) — Southern Illinois University officials hope the new governor will fund a decades-old state commitment to cover the cost of veterans' higher education, even though no...
Congressman shot by Belleville man to speak in Illinois
COLLINSVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Republican U.S. Rep. Steve Scalise of Louisiana is scheduled to speak later this month at a congressional prayer breakfast in southern Illinois.
CRYSTAL LAKE, Ill. (AP) — Police in the Chicago suburb of Crystal Lake say they're focusing their search for a missing 5-year-old boy on his family's residence.
Grand jury indicts Illinois man in theft of 135 weapons
WOOD RIVER, Ill. (AP) — A Madison County man has been charged with stealing 135 firearms from a sporting goods store in southwestern Illinois.
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CHICAGO (AP) — The Cook County State's Attorney's Office has requested a temporary restraining order to block the closure of a suburban Chicago hospital.
Man pleads not guilty in missing child hoax
CINCINNATI (AP) — A 23-year-old man authorities say impersonated a long-missing child pleaded not guilty Friday to lying to federal agents.
Brian Michael Rini, of Medina, Ohio, was arraigned...
Illinois law streamlines zoning process for wind farms
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Gov. J.B. Pritzker predicts growth in wind-energy development after signing a law streamlining zoning rules.
The Democrat signed legislation Friday that allows only...
PALOS HILLS, Ill. (AP) — Nature preservationists are cheering action to connect two waterways separated a century ago.
Friends of the Chicago River and the Illinois Department of Natural...
Suburban Chicago man gets 19 years for drug conspiracy
CHICAGO (AP) — A suburban Chicago man has been sentenced to more than 19 years in prison after pleading guilty to felony drug conspiracy charges.
CHICAGO (AP) — The Illinois Supreme Court has stepped into a battle over the fate of a suburban Chicago hospital.
Early Thursday, the Illinois Appellate Court reversed a lower court ruling...
Woman accused of spiking Illinois state trooper’s drink
RUSHVILLE, Ill. (AP) — A central Illinois woman has been charged with using an unidentified substance to spike the sports drink of an Illinois State Police trooper.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri House passed legislation Thursday that could effectively block one of the nation's largest wind energy projects by prohibiting its developers from using...
GOODFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Authorities say a mobile home fire that killed three children and two adults in central Illinois was intentionally set.
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Illinois education board studying teacher testing costs
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois education officials are considering whether the cost of teacher licensure tests may be contributing to the state's teacher shortage.
URBANA, Ill. (AP) — The basement of the nearly 80-year-old Illini Union at the University of Illinois campus in Urbana-Champaign has reopened after a fire forced it to close for several...
KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — An Illinois man charged in a crash that killed three family members, including a doctor, a nurse and a dentist, has pleaded not guilty in Wisconsin.
WEST CHICAGO, Ill. (AP) — Authorities say a 16-year-old girl's claim that she was stabbed while walking on a trail at a west-suburban Chicago forest preserve was a hoax.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois Department of Agriculture plans to honor former state agriculture director and former U.S. Agriculture Secretary John Rusling Block.
Rockford man charged in 2011 sexual assault
ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) — A northern Illinois man has been indicted on charges that he sexually assaulted a woman nearly eight years ago.
In a news release, Winnebago County State's Attorney...
WATERLOO, Ill. (AP) — A southern Illinois judge has granted a hearing to a man seeking a new trial after he was convicted for the 2009 killings of his wife and their two young sons.
URBANA, Ill. (AP) — Video of the trial of a former University of Illinois student accused of killing a Chinese scholar will be streamed from a federal courthouse to a viewing room near...
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — A Champaign-area bus company sued last year for an ad that the state's top law enforcement official said harassed and discriminated against Chinese students at the...
U of I student dies after falling from a roof near camp
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — A student at the University of Illinois at Champaign has died after falling off a roof of a home near the school.
Champaign County Coroner Duane Northrup tells The...
VA schedules health care town hall in southern Illinois
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is holding a town hall meeting in southern Illinois to familiarize the people it serves with its health care programs.
Illinois urges residents to prepare for severe weather
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois officials are warning residents to prepare for potentially severe weather forecast for large parts of the state.
AAR in June to lay off 80 at Rockford jet repair hub
ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) — Aircraft maintenance and repair company AAR in June will lay off about half its workforce in Rockford, Illinois, citing an expected seasonal downturn in work.
AURORA, Ill. (AP) — Autopsies on the five employees killed when a gunman opened fire in February at a suburban Chicago manufacturing plant have determined that all of them were shot more than...
URBANA, Ill. (AP) — The College of Engineering at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign will be renamed in honor of alumnus William Grainger.
Flyer promoting ‘Move Over’ law distributed to schools
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Teenage drivers in Illinois are getting a reminder to move over and slow down when passing vehicles on the side of the road.
THOMSON, Ill. (AP) — A nontraditional family of bald eagles is caring for three eaglets that hatched this spring in a nest along the Mississippi River near Fulton, Illinois.
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) — Southern Illinois University in Carbondale is making another move in its effort to reverse declining enrollment by stationing additional recruiters in Chicago and St....
Southern Illinois inmates train dogs from animal shelter
MURPHYSBORO, Ill. (AP) — Southern Illinois prison inmates are training dogs from a local animal shelter, and officials say it's helping both the dogs and the offenders.
Wintry weather leads to cancelations at O’Hare, Midway
CHICAGO (AP) — Wintry weather in northern Illinois has forced the cancellation of flights at Chicago's two major airports.
By late Sunday afternoon, around 1,000 flights had been canceled at...
SHELBYVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Eastern Illinois University has launched a pilot program to encourage students training to be teachers to consider looking for employment in rural communities rather than...