CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago Transit Authority Blue Line train has derailed on the city’s West Side, disrupting service to the western suburbs.
CHICAGO (AP) — The faculty union at the University of Illinois-Chicago says its members have voted to go ahead with a second strike if negotiations with the university fail to yield an agreement.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Legislation creating rules for unregulated rideshare companies such as Uber, Lyft, and Sidecar is moving through the Illinois Legislature.
URBANA, Ill. (AP) — The chancellor at the University of Illinois says a consulting firm is working on a report about whether the school should establish a more autonomous College of Medicine.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois inspector general governing the General Assembly has closed an investigation into whether House Speaker Michael Madigan violated the law by recommending hiring at the Metra transit service.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Northwestern University is asking the National Labor Relations Board to overturn a regional director’s ruling that the school’s football players are employees under federal law and thus entitled to unionize.
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) — Prosecutors are reviewing the case of a Southern Illinois University student found dead two months ago in a wooded area near the school.
HOOPESTON, Ill. (AP) — IKEA’s U.S. subsidiary is buying a long-planned wind-energy project in eastern Illinois as part of the company’s initiative to offset its power use with renewable energy generation.
CHICAGO (AP) — A health official in central Illinois wants a judge to order an uncooperative patient with infectious tuberculosis to stay in his home and wear an electronic monitoring ankle bracelet to prevent the spread of disease.