WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — A giant Bur oak tree estimated to be more than 200 years old may be threatened by a developer’s construction plans in the northern Illinois city of Waukegan.
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) — The former pastor of a Carbondale church who used his position to swindle money has been sentenced to six years in prison.
BROOKLYN, Ill. (AP) — A southwestern Illinois village police chief is gone from the job after a recent raid by state and county officers.
CHICAGO (AP) — Authorities say a Chicago woman was killed and another was critically injured in a crash involving a semitrailer on city’s Lower West Side.
ELIZABETH, Ill. (AP) — Apple River Fort State Historic Site is to host a play based on the real letters between a Union solider and his wife during the Civil War.
CHICAGO (AP) — Mayor Rahm Emanuel has asked Indiana businesses to consider moving to Chicago after Indiana’s governor signed legislation that’s been criticized over concerns it could foster discrimination against gays and lesbians.