CHICAGO (AP) — The state of Illinois will spent $102 million to build a bridge over the Kankakee River along with other improvements as part of high-speed rail upgrades between Chicago and St. Louis.
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) — Officials at Southern Illinois University say they’re “guardedly optimistic” new figures will show an end to a trend of dropping enrollments.
ELMHURST, Ill. (AP) — The DuPage County coroner says a suburban Chicago man shot and killed his wife and two adult children before committing suicide.
LEROY, Ill. (AP) — A McLean County man has been found dead in rural central Illinois.
JACKSONVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Police say a newborn baby found alive inside a trash bin in the central Illinois community of Jacksonville is in good condition.
ELMHURST, Ill. (AP) — Police have found four family members shot to death in the western Chicago suburb of Elmhurst.
MOKENA, Ill. (AP) — Part of a road southwest of Chicago has been named after a soldier killed in Afghanistan earlier this year.
URBANA, Ill. (AP) — An Urbana man sentenced to six months in jail for yelling profanities at a judge has been released early after writing him another letter of apology.