CHICAGO (AP) –An increase in the number of shootings on or near expressways in Chicago has prompted Illinois State Police to launch periodic efforts to flood the city’s highways with law enforcement officials.
KANKAKEE, Ill. (AP)–Construction is about to begin on the first station of a planned high-speed rail line between Chicago and St. Louis.
ST. LOUIS (AP)–A grounded Mississippi River showboat that has sat idle as preservationists attempted to save it from the scrap heap appears to have taken its last voyage.
MARENGO, Ill. (AP)–A fire museum in northern Illinois that includes equipment used in the Great Chicago Fire needs to move to a new location in the next year.
CHICAGO (AP)–They’re talking baseball at Chicago’s Tribune Tower.
QUINCY, Ill. (AP)–The trial for a former Adams County prosecutor accused of killing his wife has been delayed for the fifth time.
MATTOON, Ill. (AP) _ The bomb squad from the University of Illinois has removed a World War II-era ordnance from a Mattoon house.