SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP)–House Republicans are stepping into the fray to try to stymie a school-funding overhaul that would shift money to impoverished districts.
CHICAGO (AP)–Hard hats have replaced baseball caps at historic Wrigley Field as the Chicago Cubs prepare to start a massive renovation project.
MOLINE, Ill. (AP)–A 58-year-old Kansas man has completed the Quad Cities Marathon after suffering from a heart attack at last year’s event.
CHICAGO (AP)–A suburban Chicago man is to appear in federal court on charges he set fire to an air traffic control center, causing damage that brought Chicago’s two international airports to a halt last week.
CHICAGO (AP)–Democratic U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin and Republican state Sen. Jim Oberweis have staked out opposing positions on whether to require universal background checks for firearms purchases.
CHICAGO (AP)–Officials say the first approval letters have been sent to Illinois patients who’ve applied to use medical marijuana legally.
NORMAL, Ill. (AP)–Illinois State University is questioning whether it actually hit its enrollment “sweet spot”‘ this year.