CHICAGO (AP) — The head of Chicago Public Schools has recommended the district spend more than $900,000 to hire five senior level employees. It’s a move that comes after CEO Forrest Claypool said he cut expenses and laid off nine senior aides to save the cash-strapped district $1 million annually.
QUINCY, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois Department of Public Health is reporting a third death from Legionnaires’ disease after an outbreak at a western Illinois veterans’ home.
CHICAGO (AP) — The Second City comedy theater says last week’s fire that destroyed its Chicago offices has forced the cancellation of this week’s performances.
CHICAGO (AP) — A three-alarm fire has destroyed a nearly century-old bowling alley on Chicago’s North Side.
ANNA, Ill. (AP) — The owner of a southern Illinois medical marijuana cultivation center says he expects his new facility to be complete by next month.
WEST FRANKFORT, Ill. (AP) — A southern Illinois city plans to buy a dormant outlet mall in hopes of spurring redevelopment along a highway interchange.
SWANSEA, Ill. (AP) — An autopsy report and charges could come later in the day in connection with a stabbing at a southwest Illinois apartment complex that left a woman dead and her 9-year-old son severely injured.
CHICAGO (AP) — A federal judge at a Chicago bench trial says he’ll return with a verdict Monday in the case of a prominent lawyer accused of instructing clients and witnesses to lie.