ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) — A Thursday groundbreaking ceremony is planned for a $43 million jet repair facility at Rockford International Airport even as officials continue sorting out how to pay for the project.
LIBERTYVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Family members say part of them is missing following the death of a 5-year-old girl who was killed when a suburban Chicago woman drove onto a sidewalk after inhaling computer dust cleaner two years ago.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Illinois farmers know they’ve got a banner corn crop on their hands, but getting it out of the fields is proving to be an ordeal.
WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — Waukegan’s approximately 17,000 students are out of class for an eighth school day as the district and teachers union remain apart in contract negotiations.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn is drawing on the support of families of mass-shooting victims to highlight the issue of gun control in his re-election bid against Republican Bruce Rauner.
GRANITE CITY, Ill. (AP) — Granite City police say a woman has received a baby python in the mail that someone purchased with her credit card number.
CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois Governor Pat Quinn got an annual flu shot in part to help remind residents around the state about the importance of an annual vaccination.
CHICAGO (AP) — The Illinois Film Office has announced the winner of the state’s seventh annual short film contest.