ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) – The new Winnebago County sheriff says the community should “stand up to” crime by approving a $6.7 million budget increase for more officers and equipment.
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) – The Peoria Civic Center lost $520,000 this year. But that was less than expected.
NORMAL, Ill. (AP) – The Illinois Symphony Orchestra will present two concerts as part of its “Around the Town” series this summer.
CHICAGO (AP) – A Chicago man has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison for forcing teenage girls into prostitution.
AURORA, Ill. (AP) – An 18-month-old boy has died in an apparent drowning in his family’s backyard swimming pool in Aurora.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) – All-terrain vehicle enthusiasts in Illinois are divided on whether the state’s lax riding laws should be strengthened.
CHICAGO (AP) – Police in Chicago are investigating the death of a woman whose body was found on a downtown “L” stop platform.
URBANA, Ill. (AP) – A Champaign County jury took less than 15 minutes to convict a Kentucky man of aggravated unlawful use of a weapon in a road-rage incident.
CARY, Ill. (AP) – A boating accident on the Fox River in northern Illinois sent two boys flying off a towed inflatable tube and into another boat.