SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Farmers in Illinois are struggling because recent heavy rains are keeping them from fieldwork and preventing them from planting.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Authorities in Springfield say a 3-year-old girl has drowned in a backyard, above-ground swimming pool.
PINCKNEYVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Fire fighters say a building on Pinckneyville’s town square is likely a total loss after a large fire.
UTICA, Ill. (AP) — Flood warnings remain in effect around Illinois, and at least one community has evacuated residents and businesses as a precaution.
CHICAGO (AP) — Heavy rainfall over the past several days has filled Chicago’s vast Deep Tunnel flood-control system, sending sewage-laced overflow into Lake Michigan and onto parts of the new Chicago Riverwalk.
BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) — A Belleville hospital is asking Illinois regulators to approve an ownership change that would bring it under the umbrella of a prominent St. Louis network.
ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) _ A public sculpture project in Rockford is expanding.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Gov. Bruce Rauner has named an acting director of the Illinois Department of Corrections to replace an appointed director who resigned two months into the job.
CHICAGO (AP) — A U.S. District Court judge in Chicago has ruled the federal government’s approval of the proposed Illiana Tollway linking northern Illinois and Indiana is invalid.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — House Speaker Michael Madigan says his chamber is ready to meet in “continuous session” all summer to resolve a budget impasse.