WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) – Police in northern Illinois say two men who carried out a string of robberies brought a 1-year-old child along with them for some of the heists.
CHICAGO (AP) – Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is making another effort to launch a produce bus project to take fresh fruits and vegetables to parts of city lacking groceries that offer them.
CHICAGO (AP) – The Chicago Public Schools and the Chicago Teachers’ Pension Fund have ended discussions on a school district proposal to borrow $500 million from the pension to avoid additional layoffs and classroom cuts.
CHICAGO (AP) – A Chicago man currently serving a 90-year prison sentence for beating and raping a prostitute has been found guilty of sexually assaulting and murdering another woman.
CHICAGO (AP) – Commonwealth Edison officials say they are working on a way to continue operating an assistance program for low-income customers who need help paying their electric bills.
ST. LOUIS (AP) – An Illinois appeals court has upheld the state’s rules for the high-volume oil and gas drilling technique known as fracking.
PALATINE, Ill. (AP) – A suburban Chicago library has reopened after the discovery two dead bedbugs.
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. (AP) – Police in a Chicago suburb are investigating what they say is a murder-suicide of two people who were found stabbed to death in a hotel room.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) – Illinois officials say they have begun processing paychecks for state workers even though there’s no budget for the fiscal year.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) – The battle over the Illinois budget has spilled out of the Statehouse and into the courthouse.