SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner says he’s “a little worried” about new standardized tests linked to Common Core education standards.
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago City Council is expected to approve a $5 million settlement in the death of a teenager who was shot by a police officer 16 times last October.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — A preliminary report on the airplane crash that killed seven people near Bloomington confirms the pilot unexpectedly changed course as he approached the airport.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Gov. Bruce Rauner has extended tax return deadlines for residents affected by last week’s tornado and severe weather in parts of DeKalb and Ogle counties.
CHICAGO (AP) — A former clerk for the city of Chicago has pleaded guilty to charges she stole about $741,000 in taxpayer money for personal use.
CARBONDALE, Il. (AP) — Gov. Bruce Rauner’s planned commencement speech at Southern Illinois University is drawing protests from some who cite the first-term Republican’s call to cut state funding to universities by 31.5 percent.