BENSENVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Gov. Pat Quinn says $69 million is going toward improvements at water treatment facilities in DuPage County.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — City and county emergency responders will benefit from $4 million in grants from the Illinois Emergency Management Agency.
CHICAGO (AP) — The city of Chicago and the state’s largest public employees union have agreed on a tentative five-year contract.
WHEATON, Ill. (AP) — Two women from Chicago’s western suburbs are accused of falsely claiming to have kidnapped a man’s granddaughter in an attempt to extort money from him.
Abingdon-Avon school district officials say they’re still waiting to hear from the teachers union on whether the newest tweaks to their contract are ones teachers feel they can work with.
Half-way done, but still slightly behind schedule.
CHICAGO (AP) — The state Department of Employment Security says Illinois’ unemployment rate fell to 7.5 percent in May. It was the third consecutive monthly decrease.
URBANA, Ill. (AP) — University of Illinois Chancellor Phyllis Wise says that a new medical school being proposed in Urbana-Champaign should be small and what she called complementary.
CHICAGO (AP) — An Illinois group says in a preliminary report that a “poorly designed” federal system prevented perhaps thousands of immigrants from enrolling in coverage under President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul.
MOUNT MORRIS, Ill. (AP) — Wildlife officials are urging people to stay away from a young black bear who’s been spotted more than a dozen times as he wanders through northwestern Illinois.