CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois Department of Public Health says the state has 73 known mumps cases right now and more than two-thirds are in Champaign County.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A 38-year-old Kankakee man has been sentenced to five years in federal prison for growing marijuana plants with the intent to distribute them.
CHICAGO (AP) – A prosecutor says a man being tried for allegedly killing a Chicago police officer in 2010 hated police and surprised the officer as he changed out of his uniform and placed his duty belt down.
CASEYVILLE, Ill. (AP) – Several dogs thought to have died in a southern Illinois house explosion caused by a suspected natural gas leak have been rescued from the rubble.
CHICAGO (AP) – Illinois tourism officials say the state saw a 3.5 percent increase in visitors during 2014.
WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) – A Chicago man has been sentenced to 14 years in prison for killing his 2-month-old son in Waukegan in 2013.
NORMAL, Ill. (AP) – Mitsubishi Motors and the United Auto Workers say they will work together to look for a buyer for the central Illinois plant the company plans to close.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) – A published report says Gov. Bruce Rauner’s administration has been contacting retired state employees to determine if they’re willing to come back on short-term contracts in case of a workers’ strike.