MOLINE, Ill. (AP)–Illinois fire departments are getting more help to buy new trucks.
ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP)–Private schools in Illinois will now have to conduct annual drills to prepare for potential school shootings and review their security preparations.
PALOS HILLS, Ill. (AP)–Authorities say the bodies of two boaters have been recovered in the Cal-Sag Channel in suburban Chicago after a collision late Friday. The search continues for at least one other missing boater, who is presumed dead.
HUNTLEY, Ill. (AP)–Authorities say a hot air balloon made a rough landing on a golf course in northern Illinois jostling its passengers, including a 93-year-old woman who was injured.
MOKENA, Ill. (AP)–Dozens of cars and motorcycles decked with American flags are taking part in a procession to accompany the remains of an Illinois soldier killed in Afghanistan back to his hometown.
It took nine months, but after several negotiations between the Abingdon-Avon school district and the teachers association an agreement was reached.
PEORIA, Ill. (AP)–Bradley University is teaming with Illinois State University to host an “Alternative Break Citizenship School” this summer.
CHICAGO (AP)–The city of Chicago is kicking off another season of PlayStreets, neighborhood events which close streets to traffic and temporarily turn them into playgrounds for games, dancing and fitness classes.
CARTERVILLE, Ill. (AP)–Community colleges throughout Illinois are planning a three-day road trip to help promote electric vehicle charging stations.
MASCOUTAH, Ill. (AP)–Military aircraft from Scott Air Force base in southwest Illinois will use the adjacent MidAmerica Airport while the air base’s runway is worked on over the next five months.