CHICAGO (AP) — Mayor Rahm Emanuel says he’ll work with the community to develop plans for the museum that “Star Wars” creator George Lucas intends to build in Chicago.
EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) — The Southern Illinois University system’s governing board has signed off on two fee proposals meant to help the Carbondale campus’ sports programs and student newspaper.
Galesburg High School graduate Ryan Hellenthal is a new assistant men’s basketball coach at the University of Central Missouri.
Ryan finished his career as a Silver Streak in 1997. He graduated from the University of Illinois Chicago, where he served as a student assistant coach. His other coaching stops include a couple of the top JUCO programs in the country, Coffeyville and Garden City in Kansas, Boise State and most recently at Long Beach State for the past five seasons. He is now an assistant at the University of Central Missouri. We talked with Ryan on the WGIL Morning News.
PEKIN, Ill. (AP) — Two workers have died from carbon monoxide poisoning at an agricultural products plant in central Illinois.
CHICAGO (AP) — The Field Museum in Chicago is returning remains of three Aborigines taken from Tasmania at a time when European colonists, doctors and natural history researchers were looting burial grounds and massacre sites.
A program designed to provide free lunches and increase revenue was voted down by the Galesburg School Board, Monday night.
CHICAGO (AP) — Gov. Pat Quinn says the state is going to cut about 35 percent of its paid parking spaces for employees in downtown Chicago.
HUNTLEY, Ill. (AP) — Police in northwest suburban Chicago say a hot-air balloon made an emergency landing at an intersection in a subdivision.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois’ treasurer’s office has announced that it will auction almost 9,000 pieces of unclaimed property, including vintage coins, jewelry and presidential campaign buttons.