MOKENA, Ill. (AP) — Initial autopsy results show a 3-year-old suburban Chicago girl drowned in an in-ground swimming pool while at a Fourth of July party with family.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A judicial circuit that includes Sangamon County has applied to take part in the Illinois Supreme Court’s pilot program for extended media coverage.
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — A conference is planned in Peoria next month focusing on the invasive Asian carp.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — The University of Illinois has hired a legal scholar with long ties to California as the next dean of its College of Law.
EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP) — The new mayor of East St. Louis wants a review of the city’s growing legal expenses, including nearly $800,000 paid to a state legislator’s law firm.
CHICAGO (AP) — An advocate for children in the Illinois child-protection system will ask a federal judge Tuesday to order the state to continue funding its services despite the budget deadlock in the state capital.
JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — The cost of improving rail and bus service in Joliet may be climbing.
CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois officials will be in Cook County Circuit Court on Tuesday seeking guidance on what bills the state must pay without spending authority.
LINCOLN, Ill. (AP) — One central Illinois community has sold off two passenger cars and two cabooses as it renovates its downtown train station.
CHESTER, Ill. (AP) — Former suburban Chicago police sergeant Drew Peterson is due back in court as his trial on charges of plotting to kill a prosecutor approaches.