BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Belleville city leaders want to shut down the township that shares its name and boundaries, calling the lesser-known local government unnecessary, redundant and a waste of taxpayer dollars.
LASALLE, Ill. (AP) — A car dealership and Illinois Veterans Home nurses teamed up to give a man in LaSalle a ride in a Cadillac to celebrate his 100th birthday.
CHICAGO (AP) — More than 21,000 people have taken advantage of early voting in Chicago over the first two days.
CHICAGO (AP) — Oprah Winfrey next month is auctioning off paintings, furniture, designer clothing and other items from her Chicago residence.
GLENWOOD, Ill. (AP) — A Chicago suburb has received $1 million in federal funds to deal with flooding problems.
OAK PARK, Ill. (AP) — Authorities say a 77-year-old man who died over the weekend was Cook County’s 25th cold-related death of the season.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois Department of Agriculture has scheduled a series of open houses to explain its plans to exterminate the destructive gypsy moth in northern Illinois.
COLUMBIA, Ill. (AP) — A southern Illinois charity named after a woman and her two sons who were strangled to death is being sued by the state for allegedly misspending more than $33,000.
AURORA, Ill. (AP) — Authorities say a Carpentersville man was killed and his wife was injured in a crash involving a semitrailer in northeastern Illinois.
CHICAGO (AP) — A spokesman for a former Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn says Gov. Bruce Rauner’s demand that a Chicago television and movie studio return a $10 million state grant was unnecessary.