CHICAGO (AP) — A flurry of lawsuits from people who were rejected for concealed carry permits has prompted the Illinois State Police to announce it will require a state review board to explain to applicants why they were denied.
KEWANEE, Ill. (AP) — The Henry County coroner says a western Illinois man was apparently electrocuted when an aluminum ladder he was carrying contacted a power line.
QUINCY, Ill. (AP) — A Quincy man is now charged with first-degree murder after the death of a man whose throat he is accused of slashing.
MASCOUTAH, Ill. (AP) — Nearly 300 jobs are to be cut at Scott Air Force Base in southern Illinois.
CHICAGO (AP) — A group of legislators is looking for new ways to address crime in Illinois communities and overcrowding in the state’s prisons and jails.
CHICAGO (AP) — Not a single marijuana seed has been planted in Illinois’ pilot medical cannabis program. But medical marijuana is inching closer to reality and a meeting set for Tuesday will shape the program’s future.
CHICAGO (AP) — Police in Chicago say an SUV and horse-drawn carriage accident has injured five people, including four children.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture says Illinois’ latest crop of corn and soybeans is shaping up.
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Peoria officials say the ex-husband of a strangled woman whose murder investigation is ongoing has died of apparent suicide.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — The Phi Kappa Psi fraternity at the University of Illinois is tearing down part of its fraternity house to modernize the building. But a portion built in 1908 will stay.