WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — Waukegan’s approximately 17,000 students are out of class for an eighth school day as the district and teachers union remain apart in contract negotiations.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn is drawing on the support of families of mass-shooting victims to highlight the issue of gun control in his re-election bid against Republican Bruce Rauner.
GRANITE CITY, Ill. (AP) — Granite City police say a woman has received a baby python in the mail that someone purchased with her credit card number.
CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois Governor Pat Quinn got an annual flu shot in part to help remind residents around the state about the importance of an annual vaccination.
CHICAGO (AP) — The Illinois Film Office has announced the winner of the state’s seventh annual short film contest.
CHICAGO (AP)–U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth is retiring from the Illinois National Guard after 23 years in the military and ten years after she lost both legs in Iraq when the Blackhawk helicopter she was piloting was struck by a rocket-propelled grenade.
FREEBURG, Ill. (AP)–The National Weather Service confirms that at least two tornadoes touched down Monday in portions of southwestern Illinois, damaging roofs, uprooting trees and causing some power outages.