CHICAGO (AP)–Chicago’s famous Buckingham Fountain is scheduled to be turned on for its 87th season.
CHICAGO (AP)–Illinois law enforcement officers are beginning a crackdown on unbuckled motorists and impaired drivers as the summer travel season gets underway. The goal is to prevent highway deaths in the state, which now stand at about 245 for the year.
An event on Saturday will educate the public about human trafficking and sex slavery.
MORRIS, Ill. (AP)–A former Grundy County Health Department bookkeeper is free on bond after being charged with theft and official misconduct.
CHICAGO (AP)–Harold Ramis’ Chicago high school plans to name its theater after the late writer, director and actor.
CHICAGO (AP)–Authorities in Chicago are investigating the theft of 13 semi-automatic assault rifles from a freight train container at a rail yard on the city’s South Side.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP)–The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency has issued a draft version of a key permit needed for Cronus Chemicals LLC to build and operate a $1.2 billion fertilizer plant that Illinois and Iowa are competing to host.
DECATUR, Ill. (AP)–Jurors in Decatur have convicted a 19-year-old man of murder in a 2011 shooting death.