DEKALB, Ill. (AP) — The new finance boss at Northern Illinois University says he’s looking into what the school should do after a state audit found a temporary employee was improperly reimbursed $32,000 for travel.
KANKAKEE, Ill. (AP) — The sheriff overseeing a manhunt for an escaped convict from Kankakee says a 15-year-old girl reported missing around the same time was not with the man, as was initially feared.
Hawthorne Pool in Galesburg has been closed until further notice..but is expected to re-open sometime next week.
CHICAGO (AP) — Efforts are underway to create a center named for late film critic Roger Ebert in the College of Media at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
COLLINSVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Weekend horse races are expected to resume at Fairmount Park after the southern Illinois track canceled its race card Tuesday because of a labor dispute.
CHICAGO (AP) — A West Chicago man was sentenced Monday to 10 years in federal prison for taking a minor across state lines to abuse sexually.