SALISBURY, Ill. (AP) — Arborists are working to help some ash trees in central Illinois fight off potential infestations by emerald ash borers.
TROY, Ill. (AP) — A small southern Illinois city has its first police dog, a 17-month-old German shepherd that understands only Dutch.
JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — A freight train derailment has caused delays lasting hours for Amtrak passengers traveling between St. Louis and Chicago.
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel will be sworn into office for a second term as leader of the nation’s third-largest city.
CHICAGO (AP) — A proposal to extend the Illinois medical marijuana pilot program beyond 2017 may soon gain passage in Springfield. That would mean the industry’s prospects could come to rest with Gov. Bruce Rauner.
URBANA, Ill. (AP) — Incoming University of Illinois President Timothy Killeen has set a busy schedule for his first day, meeting with reporters, students and faculty.
CALUMET CITY, Ill. (AP) — An 18-year-old high school student returning from prom is among two people killed in an early Saturday morning crash in the Chicago south suburbs.
CHICAGO (AP) — Security screeners at Chicago’s Midway airport have discovered a loaded 9 mm Smith & Wesson handgun in a passenger’s carry-on luggage.
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Urban League President Andrea Zopp says she intends to run for Republican U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk’s seat. The move potentially sets up a 2016 primary battle for Democratic Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth.