CHICAGO (AP) — Federal officials say more than 217,000 Illinois residents chose health plans in the new insurance marketplace under President Barack Obama’s health care law.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Republicans opposing efforts to allocate $100 million in taxpayer money to build a presidential library for Barack Obama are pitching a plan to get the job paid for by alternate means.
HARDIN, Ill. (AP) — A western Illinois high school special education teacher is jailed on $500,000 bond and on paid administrative leave after being accused of making a bomb threat at her own school.
Veteran’s groups are trying to mobilize people to assist them on Memorial Day this year.
Several organizations, including the: American Legion, VFW, and other clubs will be placing flags on the graves of former service men and women.
BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP)–Authorities in southwestern Illinois’ St. Clair County say thieves who are targeting homes that are being built have stolen materials worth more than $500,000 in recent months.
OAK BROOK, Ill. (AP)–The owners of a popular Illinois fast food chain say they’re considering selling the brand.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP)–U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin says he met with Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz to discuss the FutureGen clean-coal project.
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP)–Former Illinois congressman Glenn Poshard says he’s bittersweet now that he’s stepped down as the Southern Illinois University system’s president.
CHICAGO (AP)–An autopsy was inconclusive on the remains of a 66-year-old man whose body was pulled from the Chicago River earlier this week.