SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois Department of Corrections has paid over $60 million in overtime costs for the second year in a row.
CHICAGO (AP) — Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle is ruling out a 2015 bid for Chicago mayor.
Bond has been set for the last of two people charged so far in connection with a fire last week that investigators believe was caused by the making of methamphetamine.
A much loved tradition starts Wednesday afternoon with a variety of events from the carnival to the stock car races.
CHICAGO (AP) — Rules for Illinois’ new medical cannabis program have been approved by a legislative committee, bringing legal marijuana one step closer to reality for qualifying patients.
URBANA, Ill. (AP) — The University of Illinois is seeking about a 4 percent increase in state funding for the 2016 fiscal year.
DECATUR, Ill. (AP) — A central Illinois trial is underway for a man accused of wounding a Decatur police detective during a raid last year on the defendant’s house.
DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) — A jury has been seated to hear the third trial of an Iowa man charged with killing his wife and unborn child.
DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) — The Rhythm City Casino in Davenport is reopening after being closed for two weeks because of flooding concerns along the Mississippi River.
It’s been 14 months in the making, but thanks to the work of a festival ordinance subcommittee, the Galesburg Liquor Advisory Commission has sent its proposed liquor ordinance addition onto legal counsel.