SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois fire safety officials are encouraging people to be safe in the kitchen to avoid house fires.
URBANA, Ill. (AP) _–A Kankakee man has been sentenced to nearly 21 years in federal prison for the 2009 robbery of the Shapiro Development Center Employees Credit Union.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Documents released by Gov. Pat Quinn’s office show that patronage positions at the Illinois Department of Transportation increased 57 percent from 2003 to 2011.
CHICAGO (AP) — A former suburban Chicago police officer found guilty of driving the wrong way on Lake Shore Drive in 2013 and causing a fatal crash received a 10-year prison sentence.
DANVILLE, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois Department of Natural Resources says a pair of dams where people have drowned in the eastern Illinois town of Danville will come down by the end of next year.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Kraft Foods Group Inc. says it will lay off 60 people in Champaign as part of a plan to cut 285 jobs around the country.
A renewable fertilizer plant may soon be up and running after a developer desired to partner with the City of Monmouth.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A former director of the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services has been fined $100,000 for violating the ethics act for state employees.