CHICAGO (AP) — The state Department of Employment Security says unemployment rates dropped in June in all 12 Illinois metro areas. It was the third straight month of across-the-board decreases.
CHICAGO (AP) — Gov. Pat Quinn has thrown his support behind a Cook County ballot measure that asks voters to weigh in on Illinois gun laws.
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Caterpillar’s second-quarter net income rose 4.1 percent even as revenue slipped.
DECATUR, Ill. (AP) — Illinois gardeners and livestock owners have formed mutually beneficial relationships through a free online manure exchange program.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — State officials say permits for controlled pheasant hunting in Illinois will soon be available.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Time is running out to snag the best discount for carnival rides at the Illinois State Fair.
CHICAGO (AP) — Soldiers with the Illinois National Guard’s 108th Sustainment Brigade and Polish diplomats have marked the 21-year anniversary of military cooperation.
BATH, Ill. (AP) — Several well-known chefs will be traveling to central Illinois to offer demonstrations on how to cook Asian carp. The invasive fish has infested the Illinois and Mississippi rivers in recent years.
CHICAGO (AP) — The federal government says more than 108,000 Illinois health insurance customers will benefit from more than $8 million in refunds because of a provision of the nation’s health care law.