SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois Department of Agriculture is accepting proposals for federal crop grants to help farmers grow fruits, vegetables and nuts.
CHICAGO (AP) — A public-private research laboratory in Chicago plans to develop and test solutions to urban infrastructure problems it hopes can be used around the world.
BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) — An investigation has found no evidence of criminal wrongdoing in the death of an 85-year-old woman found dead at the bottom of a stairway at a Belleville nursing home.
KEWANEE, Ill. (AP) — The union representing officers at the Illinois Youth Center in Kewanee says a group of inmates on Saturday kicked out windows and used glass shards to threaten officers.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois prison officials say three guards were injured at Pontiac Correctional Center by an inmate with a homemade weapon.
HILLSIDE, Ill. (AP) — A 24-year-old woman has been charged with offering sex to a suburban Chicago police chief for $20 outside a gas station.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Early voting has opened in local elections in Illinois, with a number of mayoral and village president races at stake.
LINDENHURST, Ill. (AP) — Police say a machine gun bullet that exploded after it was lit with a blow torch injured a military reservist, his sister and parents in northern Illinois.
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Department of Aviation is now reporting more than 500 flights have been cancelled at the city’s two major airports due to an early spring storm that brought near white-out conditions and slickened roadways to northern Illinois.