CHICAGO (AP) — Two members of a notorious unit of Chicago Police officers that stole hundreds of thousands of dollars from suspected drug dealers were the subject of dozens of citizen complaints between 2001 and 2006. However, they were never disciplined beyond a single reprimand for one of them.
CHICAGO (AP) — A new bill signed into Illinois law says trained personnel at schools statewide will be able to administer injectable epinephrine for those appearing to have strong allergic reactions.
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — A trial is underway in central Illinois for a man accused of setting a Peoria house fire that killed four people, including a 2-year-old boy.
CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois is placing tight restrictions on a new hepatitis C drug that costs $1,000 per pill. Medicaid patients must meet 25 criteria and get prior approval before the government health care program will pay for Sovaldi.
ROCHELLE, Ill. (AP) — A Japanese rail car manufacturer is expanding its plant in north-central Illinois, adding 90 jobs.
DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) — A Mississippi Valley Fair official has apologized to special needs kids and their parents after some of the children weren’t allowed on some rides.
ROCK ISLAND, Ill. (AP) — A western Illinois judge has postponed a preliminary hearing for a Rock Island man charged in the slaying of his former girlfriend.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Federal agencies are investigating after a pipe bomb was found outside a downtown Springfield restaurant.
CHICAGO (AP) — Lollapalooza marks its 10th anniversary in Chicago when it opens for three days starting Friday with a lineup that includes Eminem, Outkast and Kings of Leon.