CHICAGO (AP) – Illinois has asked a federal judge not to hold it in contempt for failing to meet a court-ordered deadline to pay social services providers, arguing compliance should “not mean doing the impossible.”
CHICAGO (AP) – Testing by the Cook County agency handling sewage and stormwater shows high levels of bacteria from human waste at more than a dozen spots along the Chicago River.
URBANA, Ill. (AP) – A central Illinois woman accused of killing her boyfriend’s pit bull puppy in a hot oven has agreed to a jury of six people instead of 12.
DES PLAINES, Ill. (AP) — Authorities worked into the night after a hazardous materials incident at a suburban Chicago town house left two men dead and a woman critically injured.
CHICAGO (AP) — City and state transportation officials are warning motorists to prepare for another weekend of road closures and heavy traffic in Chicago.
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Peoria County is getting $3.2 million from the federal government to protect children and their families from lead poisoning.
CHICAGO (AP) — In-flight Internet provider Gogo Inc. is up and running at its new global headquarters in Chicago.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Gov. Bruce Rauner has asked the U.S. Small Business Administration to allow people in seven northeast Illinois counties to apply for low-interest loans to help with storm recovery.
CHICAGO (AP) — A Cincinnati school administrator has been hired to lead Chicago Catholic Schools, the nation’s largest private school system.
DES PLAINES, Ill. (AP) — Authorities say two men were found dead in a suburban Chicago town house and five others injured in a hazardous materials incident.