CHICAGO (AP) — A measure signed into law by Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn gives certain counties mostly in northeastern Illinois more authority to remove their appointees who violate ethics standards.
CHICAGO (AP) — An Illinois appellate court has agreed to hear an expedited appeal of a ruling that banned a question on term limits from the November ballot.
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Jurors in central Illinois’ Peoria County are deliberating in the trial of a former Baptist missionary accused of shooting his wife to death on Valentine’s Day of last year.
CHICAGO (AP) — A federal judge has ruled that the state of Illinois has the authority to close a southern Illinois center for people with developmental disabilities.
A Missouri man found on the railroad tracks in Galesburg last month, allegedly because he was drunk, will stand trial on charges accusing him of stealing the liquor that caused him to be on the tracks.
EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) — One of two men accused of killing a southwestern Illinois woman and dismembering her body has pleaded guilty and was sentenced to 65 years in prison.
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has met with law enforcement and school officials to talk about the city’s violence problem.
A recent audit into the finances of the Knox County Regional Office of Education turns up a finding it made the last time an audit was conducted.
The Illinois Auditor General’s Fiscal Year 2013 audit into the local R.O.E. finds that there are not sufficient internal financial controls in order to adhere with generally accepted accounting principles — especially as it relates to grant activity.