CHESTER, Ill. (AP) — A southern Illinois judge will consider convicted murderer Drew Peterson’s request to exclude wiretap evidence he claims was improperly obtained to prosecute him in a murder-for-hire case involving a prosecutor who helped convict him of killing his third wife.
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.