SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP)–Nearly 120 school superintendents from districts around Illinois are urging the state Legislature to make a decision on an extension of the income tax increase so they can adopt stable budgets of their own.
CHICAGO (AP)–A jury has convicted a Chicago man of murder in the 2008 killings of five people found shot execution-style in the head after a robbery at a home on the city’s South Side.
CHARLESTON, Ill. (AP)–Skyler James and Charlie Heflin share a long history.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP)–The Illinois House has overwhelmingly rejected a $34.5 billion “doomsday” budget that would spell out deep cuts to schools and social services next year.
CHICAGO (AP)–President Barack Obama is hitting one of his familiar Chicago restaurants with Gov. Pat Quinn.
Obama spent a rare night at his Kenwood home and had breakfast Thursday with Quinn at nearby Valois Cafeteria where a menu lists Obama’s favorite items.
A shooting Sunday night that still has police looking for a possible suspect brought together members of the Galesburg Peacekeepers.