CHICAGO (AP) — A company storing petroleum coke on Chicago’s southeast side says it plans to build a huge structure to contain the grainy black piles and keep them from blowing around.
COUNTRYSIDE, Ill. (AP) — Late Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka has been remembered as a tough, honest leader with a signature sense of humor.
ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) — The city of Rockford has settled one lawsuit after the police shooting death of an unarmed black man in 2009 but a second lawsuit is still pending.
CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois residents are being warned about a phone scam in which victims are told there’s a warrant for their arrest because of missed jury duty. They’re also told they can avoid arrest by paying a fine.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A federal jury begins deliberating Wednesday on whether a Chicago businessman and his wife stole $3.4 million they received in state grant funds.
(Story corrected) CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — A member of the University of Illinois board of trustees who led the school through two presidential searches says she won’t seek reappointment after her term ends next month.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois’ governor-elect says he may have to rent a house or condo while the governor’s mansion is being fixed up.
Some increases in costs with continued decreases in general state aid are resulting in the Knoxville School District having to raise property taxes this year.