ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) — Rockford’s public schools will undergo a safety and security assessment as part of a $250 million, 10-year facilities improvement plan.
OTTAWA, Ill. (AP) — LaSalle County officials cleared the way for expansion of a sand mine this week, voting to allow construction of a sand-processing and transportation facility.
AURORA, Ill. (AP) — A second bird in one of Chicago’s western suburban counties has tested positive for West Nile virus, the Kane County Health Department announced Wednesday.
Ryan Rickets is a 2011 GHS graduate who played football, basketball and track for the Silver Streaks. He is currently the starting left guard for the Western Illinois University football team. Ryan will graduate from Western in December but will return as a fifth year player for the Leathernecks next season. We had a chance to chat with Ryan about his high school experience in Galesburg and his career at WIU on the WGIL Morning News.
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Events were planned Thursday across Illinois to mark the thirteenth anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks.
BENTON, Ill. (AP) — A southern Illinois man was sentenced Wednesday to four years in federal prison for falsely telling an FBI agent he knew of a plot to disrupt the 2012 general election with weapons and explosives.
ALTON, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois man accused of playing a role in last weekend’s shooting death of a St. Louis man was being held Wednesday in lieu of $1 million bond.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has pledged to come back to Illinois a “number of times” to help the campaign of Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner.