CHICAGO (AP) – A Chinese national living in Chicago was ordered held in lieu of $250,000 bond after being charged with firing a high-powered pellet rifle from the balcony of his apartment.
CHICAGO (AP) – Chicago Archbishop Blase Cupich says he’s heeding Pope Francis’ call to action on climate change.
CHICAGO (AP) – Members of Illinois’ congressional delegation are asking President Barack Obama to approve federal disaster relief for farmers hit by severe flooding.
CHICAGO (AP) – The acting director of the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services says he accepts the findings and recommendations of a new report from a court-appointed panel criticizing the agency.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) – An Illinois appellate court has upheld a county judge’s decision that state employees should get full pay even during the state’s budget crisis.
NORMAL, Ill. (AP) – Illinois State University has agreed to a land-swap that will allow the town of Normal to build a new fire headquarters on a plot of school-owned land.
NORMAL, Ill. (AP) – Local and state officials say they’re working on finding another manufacturer to move into the central Illinois plant that Mitsubishi Motors is closing.
CHICAGO (AP) – An attorney says the city of Chicago will appeal a judge’s ruling that a 2014 overhaul of two pension funds is unconstitutional.
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) – An anti-fracking group has drafted a proposed community bill of rights for Jackson County that it plans to unveil at an event this weekend.
CHICAGO (AP) – Chicago is marking the 100th anniversary of the Eastland Disaster, when a ship carrying more than 2,500 passengers and crew members capsized in the Chicago River.