Another court date comes in a few weeks for a Galesburg teenager accused of having sex over the summer with another teenager.
CHICAGO (AP) — A Libertarian candidate for Illinois governor is receiving financial help from an unexpected source — one of the unions campaigning against Republican Bruce Rauner because of the Winnetka businessman’s views on organized labor.
REYNOLDS, Ind. (AP) — Northern Indiana police say a semi-truck driver whose vehicle collided with a Chicago-bound Amtrak passenger train told authorities he saw the oncoming train but pulled into its path anyway because he thought he had time to clear the tracks.
QUINCY, Ill. (AP) — Illinois is spending $1.3 million from its capital construction budget to help fund preconstruction work on a long-planned three-state intermodal port.
DIXON, Ill. (AP) — Former Dixon comptroller Rita Crundwell, who was convicted of stealing nearly $54 million from the northern Illinois city, will get an extra month to make a court filing regarding her retirement funds.
EAST PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — The highest-ranking African-American in Congress is scheduled to speak at an NAACP banquet in East Peoria.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois Supreme Court justice seeking retention is again embroiled in a big-money campaign, this time with a group of plaintiffs’ attorneys contributing more than $1 million in hopes of ousting him.
ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden defended Democratic policies as he rallied party supporters during his second visit to Illinois in five days.