SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Local governments will get more than $1.5 million in grants to inspect pollution-control facilities such as landfills and to investigate complaints about illegal dumping, Illinois officials said Tuesday.
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Roman Catholic Cardinal Francis George met Tuesday with a former church employee who was fired after announcing his engagement with his longtime partner.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Enrollment at the University of Illinois Springfield has surpassed 5,400 for the first time in the school’s history, officials said.
Eleanor A. Solomon, 99, of Galesburg, died at 5:09 a.m. Tuesday, September 9, 2014 in Kewanee Care Nursing Home.
Burrel E. “Fibber” McGee, 86, of Galesburg, died at 1:55 a.m. Tuesday, September 9, 2014 in Heartland Health Care Center.
Donald R. Owens, 70 of Henderson, died Sunday, September 7, 2014 at his home.
Travis William Young, 25, of Galesburg, Illinois died 6:32 p.m. Sunday, September 7, 2014 in Abingdon, Illinois.
Deborah L. Bell, 56, of Galesburg, Illinois died 6:32 p.m. Friday, September 5, 2014 at Galesburg Cottage Hospital.
Cheryl A. Crossan, 66, of Toulon, formerly of Galva, died at 11:00 PM, Sunday, September 7, 2014 at Toulon Health Care Center.
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. (AP) — A suburban Chicago man who drove another man to the scene of a fatal gang-related shooting was not guilty of murder, a judge ruled Tuesday.