FREEPORT, Ill. (AP) — The spirit of the “Pretzel City” is alive with a downtown makeover Freeport that officials say will complement a new park which will be an intersection of several trails opening in June.
URBANA, Ill. (AP) — The University of Illinois will honor its first American Indian graduate by naming a dormitory after him.
KANKAKEE, Ill. (AP) — The Kankakee County sheriff wants fingerprint scanning technology added to his jail’s security systems following an April 1 inmate escape.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois’ auditor general contends the state’s prison guards have been abusing overtime rules.
QUINCY, Ill. (AP) — The trial for a former Adams County prosecutor charged with killing his first wife has been delayed for a third time.
CHICAGO (AP) — Owners of a new helicopter airport on Chicago’s West Side hope high-profile corporate clients will use it for a quick commute downtown from the city’s airports.