ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn has signed legislation allowing the sons and daughters of fallen members of the U.S. armed forces to apply for special Gold Star license plates.
CLINTON, Ill. (AP) — The owners of a central Illinois landfill are planning to appeal a ban on the disposal of certain types of waste at the site, saying the facility poses no health or safety threat.
ROCK ISLAND, Ill. (AP) — Officials are warning of major bridge backups over the next couple days in Quad Cities now that barges stranded by Mississippi River dredging are back on the move.
CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois officials are planning three town hall meetings to answer questions about the application process for the state’s new medical marijuana program.
STOCKLAND, Ill. (AP) — Small bridges across the soybean-growing Midwest can’t handle fully loaded farm trucks.
BALTIMORE (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals have placed right-handed reliever Jason Motte on the 15-day disabled list with a lower back sprain.
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs acquired right-hander Jacob Turner from the Miami Marlins on Friday in exchange for minor league right-handers Jose Arias and Tyler Bremer.