CHICAGO (AP) — Although the Lucas Museum of Narrative of Art is still in the planning stages, it has named the head of a Bentonville, Arkansas museum its first president.
GRAFTON, Ill. (AP) — The chief executive of a southern Illinois Asian carp processing plant says the facility has ceased operations ahead of a 30-day deadline to stop emitting rotten odors or shut down.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois farmers are in the homestretch of bringing in their corn and soybeans from the fields.
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — A man accused of fatally stabbing his estranged wife has opted not to participate in his trial.
ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) — Rockford officials are working to establish an online tool for managing the area’s homeless population by helping identify available housing and set intake priorities.
LACON, Ill. (AP) — A previously convicted sexual predator has been sentenced to 60 years in prison for attempting to sexually assault a 5-year old boy in central Illinois.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois lawmakers are set to consider a proposed school funding formula that would direct more state money to poorer rural districts at the expense of wealthier suburban Chicago ones.
WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — Lake County prosecutors say the last of three teachers accused of failing to report a teacher now charged with molesting a student has turned himself in.