CHICAGO (AP) — The city of Chicago says it has now installed 100 miles of protected bike lanes.
URBANA, Ill. (AP) — The director of the National Science Foundation plans to visit the University of Illinois’ Urbana campus to mark the agency’s sponsorship of a new engineering research center.
DWIGHT, Ill. (AP) — The former women’s prison in Dwight will become a fire-training facility.
CHICAGO (AP) — Amtrak will halt train service between Chicago and St. Louis from Oct. 17-31 to allow workers to rebuild and expand six bridges along Illinois’ high-speed rail route.
CHICAGO (AP) — Civil rights leader the Rev. Jesse Jackson is calling for a White House conference on gun violence to deal with an issue that is plaguing some U.S. cities.
CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago man has been charged in the fatal shooting of a longtime civilian police employee while the victim was unloading groceries from his car.
CHICAGO (AP) — A former suburban Chicago cemetery worker has received probation for desecrating bodies and removing skeletal remains to sell graves to customers unaware they were buying previously sold plots.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Gov. Bruce Rauner has appointed a long-time businessman and major Republican contributor to chair of the Illinois Historic Preservation Agency Board of Trustees.
WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — Former Illinois Gov. George Ryan is calling for legislation that would keep convicts from being labeled as felons for the remainder of their lives.
CHICAGO (AP) — A union representing most Chicago Park District employees has gone to court to challenge a pension reform bill passed by lawmakers last year.