SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP)–The Illinois Department of Central Management Services plans to relist six state-owned airplanes for sale on an online auction site after a previous attempt to lure buyers brought bids for only two planes.
CHICAGO (AP)–Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has asked the city’s sister agencies to pay all contractor and subcontractor employees a minimum wage of $13 an hour.
CHICAGO (AP)–The Federal Aviation Administration says Chicago’s airports are nearing normal activity after a fire at an air traffic control center last week brought flights to a halt.
EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP)–A longtime officer with the East St. Louis Police Department is replacing the assistant chief who resigned amid sexual harassment allegations.
PALMYRA, Ill. (AP)–Construction has finished on $5.5 million upgrades to security systems and energy efficiency at two Macoupin County schools.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP)–House Republicans are stepping into the fray to try to stymie a school-funding overhaul that would shift money to impoverished districts.
CHICAGO (AP)–Hard hats have replaced baseball caps at historic Wrigley Field as the Chicago Cubs prepare to start a massive renovation project.
MOLINE, Ill. (AP)–A 58-year-old Kansas man has completed the Quad Cities Marathon after suffering from a heart attack at last year’s event.
CHICAGO (AP)–A suburban Chicago man is to appear in federal court on charges he set fire to an air traffic control center, causing damage that brought Chicago’s two international airports to a halt last week.
CHICAGO (AP)–Democratic U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin and Republican state Sen. Jim Oberweis have staked out opposing positions on whether to require universal background checks for firearms purchases.