SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Retired state workers aren’t seeing any immediate advantage from an Illinois Supreme Court ruling last week in their favor. The court found that health insurance coverage is a constitutionally protected retirement benefit.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Mississippi River is continuing its slow rise at several Missouri and Illinois towns, but there is reason for optimism after overnight rainfall wasn’t as bad as predicted.
ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) — A defense attorney for a northern Illinois woman accused of starving her infant son says the death was tragic but it was not murder.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Workers are patching eight leaks in the roof at the nearly 160-year-old Executive Mansion in Springfield.
CHICAGO (AP) — The Illinois Prisoner Review Board will hear a clemency petition on behalf of a woman convicted of helping kidnap Kankakee businessman Stephen Small and burying him alive in 1987.
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) — Southern Illinois University appears ready to name an acting chancellor of its Carbondale campus.
CHICAGO (AP) — A second Illinois legislative committee hearing has been canceled involving the not-for-profit association that’s in charge of high school sports in the state.
CHICAGO (AP) — A panel has recommended that Chicago raise its minimum wage to $13 an hour.
DWIGHT, Ill. (AP) — One year after it closed, the future of the former Dwight Correctional Center remains uncertain.
MENDON, Ill. (AP) — The spending habits of hundreds of fairgoers in 15 Illinois counties are being sought this summer in an effort to gauge the economic impact of agricultural fairs.