HARVEY, Ill. (AP) — A spokesman for the southern Chicago suburb of Harvey says police have shot and killed a robbery suspect who fired a weapon at officers in a parking lot.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Efforts will start this week in Springfield to raise private money to pay for a needed $8.8 million in renovations and repairs to the 160-year-old Illinois Executive Mansion.
CHICAGO (AP) — Earth supporting the Chicago Transit Authority’s Yellow Line train tracks has eroded and fallen away, forcing transportation officials to suspend service.
KANKAKEE, Ill. (AP) — A Kankakee company that makes painting tools is expanding its facility and adding jobs.
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.