PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Fundraising is nearly finished for a new war memorial in Peoria that will feature statues of soldiers on patrol.
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) — A Carbondale teen plans to climb back in the saddle after severing a portion of her thumb in a freak rodeo accident.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Two Illinois schools with large low-income populations will receive national recognition for their academic achievement next week.
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) — A search committee has been set up to help Southern Illinois University in Carbondale find its next chancellor by the time the fall semester starts.
GLEN ELLYN, Ill. (AP) — Trustees of the College of DuPage are expected to take another vote on a $762,000 buyout package for the school’s president.
WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — A suburban Chicago girl has admitted to a Lake County judge that she stabbed to death her 11-year-old half-sister.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A former suburban Chicago police chief has pleaded guilty to federal fraud, money laundering and tax evasion charges in connection with a nonprofit organization established in 2005.
CHICAGO (AP) — Prosecutors in Chicago have announced new charges against alleged operatives with a Mexican cartel hours after two major traffickers got sharply reduced sentences for becoming informants against that cartel.
NORMAL, Ill. (AP) — Illinois State University and the McLean County coroner say an ISU student has died after being struck by a hit-and-run driver.