SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A lawyer for a Chicago couple charged in federal court with stealing more than $3 million in Illinois state grant money says Leon Dingle Jr. trusted his bookkeeper who is to blame for the fraud.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Lawyers for a Chicago couple charged with stealing $3.4 million in taxpayer money intended for use on public-health programs are to address a federal criminal jury.
ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) — The city of Rockford says it has reached a $1.1 million settlement with the estate of an unarmed black man who was fatally shot inside a church-run daycare by two white police officers in 2009.
CHICAGO (AP) — U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk has retired from the Naval Reserve, ending a 23-year military career.
OAK PARK, Ill. (AP) — Officials say nearly 600 students in a suburban Chicago elementary school district have missed school because of illness.
CHICAGO (AP) — State officials say anyone who collected unemployment insurance this year can sign up to be notified when a tax form needed to complete state and federal tax returns is available.
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (AP) — Illinois Wesleyan University’s president says he plans to retire at the end of July.