SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP)–The overseer of federal outpatient clinics for veterans in central Illinois says sudden short-staffing at the Springfield site is posing “unprecedented” challenges in meeting patient demands.
CHICAGO (AP)–Former President Bill Clinton says he’s supporting the re-election bids of Gov. Pat Quinn and U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin because they’re concerned about the future.
DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) — A key Davenport bridge that crosses the Mississippi, linking Davenport and Rock Island, Illinois, has finally reopened.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The state of Illinois says two companies that belong to the founder of the Jimmy John’s sandwich chain owe the state more than $1.4 million in taxes on a pair of corporate jets.
CHICAGO (AP) — Construction has started to restore passenger rail service between Chicago and the Quad Cities, on the Iowa state line, for the first time since 1979.
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois state superintendent of schools says the outcome of the governor’s race won’t make a difference for the state’s education funding problems.
CHICAGO (AP) — Former President Bill Clinton is scheduled to stop at a Chicago manufacturing plant to campaign for Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Champaign and University of Illinois police are urging people to travel in pairs following a string of attacks on campus.
BARRY, Ill. (AP) — A western Illinois man has been sentenced to three years in prison for aggravated battery of a woman with Alzheimer’s disease.
BEMENT, Ill. (AP) — Central Illinois authorities have charged a former school bus driver and assistant high school cheerleading sponsor who they say sexually abused a teenage boy.