SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A federal jury begins deliberating Wednesday on whether a Chicago businessman and his wife stole $3.4 million they received in state grant funds.
(Story corrected) CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — A member of the University of Illinois board of trustees who led the school through two presidential searches says she won’t seek reappointment after her term ends next month.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois’ governor-elect says he may have to rent a house or condo while the governor’s mansion is being fixed up.
CHICAGO (AP) — Current and retired city workers and their labor unions have filed a lawsuit arguing a law overhauling Chicago’s pension systems is unconstitutional.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A lawyer for a Chicago couple charged in federal court with stealing more than $3 million in Illinois state grant money says Leon Dingle Jr. trusted his bookkeeper who is to blame for the fraud.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Lawyers for a Chicago couple charged with stealing $3.4 million in taxpayer money intended for use on public-health programs are to address a federal criminal jury.
ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) — The city of Rockford says it has reached a $1.1 million settlement with the estate of an unarmed black man who was fatally shot inside a church-run daycare by two white police officers in 2009.
CHICAGO (AP) — U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk has retired from the Naval Reserve, ending a 23-year military career.