BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Ameren Illinois says it will spend $35 million to clean a more than century-old contamination of tar and ash in Belleville.
CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan is starting an effort to fight sexual assault in the state and increase prosecutions of the crime.
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — The insurance firm RLI Corp. has announced a $15 million addition to its headquarters in Peoria.
CHICAGO (AP) — A new poll shows Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has opened a large lead over challenger Jesus “Chuy” Garcia ahead of next week’s runoff election.
CHICAGO (AP) — A 31-year-old Chicago man will spend four decades in prison for attempting to enlist the help of a hit man to kill a Cook County assistant state’s attorney.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Nearly 90 of Illinois’ best football players are scheduled to participate in an annual all-star game to raise money for the Shriners Hospitals for Children.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois is the latest state to join a national program aimed at reducing childhood obesity.
CHICAGO (AP) — A suburban Chicago man has been sentenced to life in prison for an armed robbery set up by placing a bogus ad to sell a motorcycle.