SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A bill has been introduced in the Illinois Legislature that would ensure the city of Chicago has legal authority to build on park land President Barack Obama’s library and George Lucas’ proposed museum.
CHICAGO (AP) — A 33-year-old Chicago man is accused of fatally shooting his ex-girlfriend in front of their children and then driving off with them.
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Catholics are getting ready to say their final goodbyes to the late Cardinal Francis George.
ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) — The northern Illinois city of Rockford wants to plant 1,000 trees this year to help replace those lost to tree-killing beetles.
CHICAGO (AP) — International travelers arriving at Chicago’s O’Hare airport should find shorter lines at passport control thanks to a smartphone app.
MANTENO, Ill. (AP) — A scale model of the National World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C. is making one of its final stops in Illinois before it’s taken to the nation’s capital to be put on display at the Smithsonian Institution.
CHICAGO (AP) — Amtrak says it has not had a single complaint or problem with a pilot project in Illinois allowing customers to travel with small pets. So, it’s making the program permanent around the state.
URBANA, Ill. (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden is scheduled to deliver a speech at the University of Illinois on preventing sexual assaults on college campuses.
CHICAGO (AP) — Another Illinois politician will learn if he’s going to prison, in this case, for pocketing a $7,000 bribe.
Members of the Knox County Board voted to approve a consolidated insurance plan policy for all county employees last night.