CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn plans to lean on some heavy-hitting Democrats with strong ties to the state as his re-election campaign against Republican Bruce Rauner enters its crucial last month.
DIXON, Ill. (AP) — The warden of Dixon Correctional Center has retired in the wake of an Illinois Department of Corrections investigation of her for protocol violations, officials said.
ROCK ISLAND, Ill. (AP) — Residents of Rock Island have started the recovery process after a fire ripped through the heart of downtown, destroying or damaging eight buildings in the western Illinois city.
STREATOR, Ill. (AP) — The McMullen family in Streator has grown a pumpkin so big that the only way to move it is by forklift.
CHICAGO (AP)–A bipartisan panel of lawmakers plans to resume its probe next week of a troubled anti-violence program overseen by Gov. Pat Quinn’s administration.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP)–Voters will be able to decide in the November election whether victims should have greater rights protected by the state Constitution during criminal trials.
CHICAGO (AP)–A federal appeals court has heard arguments about whether lawsuits accusing Hungary’s national bank and railway of stealing assets from Hungarian Jews during the Holocaust should proceed through U.S. or Hungarian courts.
CHICAGO (AP)–Gov. Pat Quinn is highlighting what he calls a successful first year of the Affordable Care Act in Illinois.
CHICAGO (AP)–President Barack Obama is headed home to Chicago to speak at Northwestern University and stump for Democratic Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn.
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.