CHICAGO (AP) – Advocates want Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner’s administration to restore a $60 monthly allowance for adults with developmental disabilities who live in state-funded facilities.
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (AP) – A private developer wants to buy the city of Bloomington’s three golf courses or manage them if the city decides to retain ownership.
CHICAGO (AP) – Archaeologists and field technicians are spot-checking more than a thousand acres of Cook County forest preserves this year to learn about the people who lived on the land thousands of years ago.
ELIZABETHTOWN, Ill. (AP) – A bipartisan panel of state lawmakers will convene deep in southern Illinois to review Gov. Bruce Rauner’s cost-cutting proposal to shut down a minimum security prison camp near the Shawnee National Forest.
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) – Southern Illinois University is demolishing nine vacant buildings on campus to save on maintenance costs.
LISLE, Ill. (AP) – A prayer walk for a Chicago-area woman found dead in a Texas jail cell last week has drawn hundreds of worshippers.
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) – Peoria County Coroner Johnna Ingersoll says an autopsy determined that a 3-year-old boy drowned in the Illinois River.
TOLONO, Ill. (AP) – Residents in many small Illinois communities are getting the green light to zip around town in golf carts.
DELAVAN, Ill. (AP) – The mayor of a tornado-damaged city in central Illinois says a medical marijuana company executive is paying for hotel rooms for people who lost homes.