WHEATON, Ill. (AP) — A former financial director for a suburban Chicago Islamic institution has been sentenced to five years in state prison for stealing $450,000 from his then employer.
CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago man convicted of helping to buy more than 40 guns in Indiana and then transporting them for sale on the streets of Chicago has been sentenced to just over three years in prison.
MCHENRY, Ill. (AP) — Teachers in the Chicago suburb of McHenry have gone on strike after disagreeing with district officials about compensation and insurance benefits.
EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP) — Teachers in East St. Louis have gone on strike amid a contract stalemate with school district officials.
QUINCY, Ill. (AP) — Authorities say two members of a community college baseball team have died in a vehicle crash in western Illinois.
EAST PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Caterpillar Inc. says it is indefinitely laying off 230 workers at its plant in East Peoria.