SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — An auction of half of Illinois’ fleet of airplanes has had trouble getting off the ground.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois approved about 400 new patient applications for medical marijuana during March, bringing the total to 2,000 patients with complete paperwork.
GRANITE CITY, Ill. (AP) — A group of Illinois state lawmakers say they’re working to find resources to help more than 2,000 Granite City workers who will be laid off from U.S. Steel.
KANKAKEE, Ill. (AP) — A convicted murderer awaiting sentencing has escaped from a jail in eastern Illinois after overpowering a guard and taking his keys, uniform and SUV.
JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — Four northeastern Illinois teenagers face child pornography charges after posting a video of themselves having a sexual encounter.
MURPHYSBORO, Ill. (AP) — Continued repairs to an aging southern Illinois courthouse have some elected leaders hoping for a federal historic designation that could make it easier to pay for the building’s preservation.
ST. CHARLES, Ill. (AP) — An Elgin man has been sentenced to 37 years in prison for sexually assaulting a child he knew.
Armando Vega was sentenced Monday by Kane County Associate Circuit Judge Clint Hull.
CHICAGO (AP) — A partnership with Walgreens is reducing pharmaceutical waste at Chicago’s Shedd Aquarium. At the same time, it’s ensuring veterinarians can quickly get everything from drops to settle a baby sea otter’s gassy stomach to probiotics for an aging iguana.
BROOKLYN, Ill. (AP) — Authorities are seeking the public’s help identifying a woman found dead with apparent gunshot wounds near strip clubs not far from the Illinois-Missouri border.
URBANA, Ill. (AP) — University of Illinois administrators are pushing to finish a plan by next month to deal with the 31.5 percent cut Gov. Bruce Rauner has proposed in state funding for universities.