CHICAGO (AP) – Chicago is marking the 100th anniversary of the Eastland Disaster, when a ship carrying more than 2,500 passengers and crew members capsized in the Chicago River.
DIXON, Ill. (AP) – A committee is seeking a new public partner to help it bring a statue of former President Ronald Reagan as a young lifeguard to northern Illinois.
WHEELING, Ill. (AP) — Officials in a northern Illinois community are trying to decide whether the village can afford a $25 million expansion of the Community Recreation Center.
GLEN ELLYN, Ill. (AP) — A wall that commemorated past presidents at a suburban Chicago community college under investigation for spending and other issues has been dismantled.
NORMAL, Ill. (AP) — Officials with Mitsubishi Motors aren’t confirming Japanese media reports saying the automaker will stop making vehicles at its central Illinois factory and try to sell the plant.
CHICAGO (AP) — The Illinois Tollway has awarded $106 million in contracts to begin planning for a major rebuilding of the Tri-State Tollway near Chicago.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Gov. Bruce Rauner has requested federal flood relief for all counties in Illinois experiencing crop damage.
CHICAGO (AP) — A federal judge says payments to Cook County Medicaid providers must continue even without a state budget.
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has named a business executive and former top aide to Illinois House Speaker Mike Madigan to be his next chief of staff.
QUINCY, Ill. (AP) — An 18-year-old Quincy man has pleaded not guilty to a Fourth of July shooting that left one man dead and another man injured.