WOODSTOCK, Ill. (AP)–A man suspected of shooting and injuring two sheriff’s deputies in northern Illinois is being held on $1 million bond.
ASHTON, Ill. (AP)–The police chief of the northern Illinois village of Ashton has died after being found unresponsive in a vehicle that had gone off the road in Lee County.
ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill. (AP)–An Elgin man has been sentenced to 78 years in prison for killing a 5-year-old boy in a botched gang-related assassination.
CHICAGO (AP)–Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel says the risk of Ebola “remains low” for the city’s residents, but efforts to prepare for the virus are underway in both the public and private sectors.
CHICAGO (AP)–The Illinois Department of Employment Security says unemployment in the state continued to drop in September, falling to 6.6 percent.
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — A cemetery in central Illinois is embarking on a unique marketing campaign that includes a 5K race and actors dressing as people buried there.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A former children’s hospital official in central Illinois has pleaded not guilty to embezzling more than $700,000 from the institution over six years.
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — The Peoria City Council has repealed part of a city ordinance that would have required anyone buying a weapon to provide their thumbprint.
CHICAGO (AP) — Members of the Illinois Legislature are to discuss how a proposed eavesdropping law would affect police use of body cameras.
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — A former Peoria band teacher has pleaded guilty to sexually abusing a high school student.