SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP)–Cook County Clerk David Orr says Republican claims of inappropriate voting in the Nov. 4 election are unfounded.
URBANA, Ill. (AP)–A retired bomb-sniffing dog who worked with the University of Illinois police has died at the age of 12.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP)–A Democratic state senator has changed a proposal aimed at increasing Illinois’ minimum wage in hopes of making it easier to win legislators’ approval.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Republican Tom Cross has conceded the Illinois treasurer’s race to Democrat Mike Frerichs.
ROCK ISLAND, Ill. (AP) — A Rock Island County judge has denied a lower bond for a man accused of setting a fire that destroyed or damaged a handful of buildings in downtown Rock Island in September.
CHICAGO (AP) — University of Illinois President Robert Easter says with a replacement named he looks forward to trying a second time to retire.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois lawmakers are expected in Springfield for one of two remaining legislative sessions under outgoing Gov. Pat Quinn’s tenure.
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) — Southern Illinois University President Randy Dunn says he also will serve as the Carbondale campus’ interim chancellor after the unexpected death of interim chancellor Paul Sarvela.
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — A Peoria County jury has found a man guilty of fatally stabbing his estranged wife after he opted not to participate in his trial.