MCHENRY, Ill. (AP) — Teachers in the Chicago suburb of McHenry have gone on strike after disagreeing with district officials about compensation and insurance benefits.
EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP) — Teachers in East St. Louis have gone on strike amid a contract stalemate with school district officials.
QUINCY, Ill. (AP) — Authorities say two members of a community college baseball team have died in a vehicle crash in western Illinois.
EAST PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Caterpillar Inc. says it is indefinitely laying off 230 workers at its plant in East Peoria.
MOLINE, Ill. (AP) — Deere & Co. says it has reached a tentative agreement with the United Auto Workers union, which represents 10,000 Deere employees at 12 factories in three states.
EFFINGHAM, Ill. (AP) — A 22-year-old southern Illinois man convicted of a felony for lying about shooting himself has told a judge he regrets a decision that he says “ruined” his life.
DECATUR, Ill. (AP) — A cheetah that has lived at the Scovill Zoo in Decatur for more than 10 years has died.