Veteran’s groups are trying to mobilize people to assist them on Memorial Day this year.
Several organizations, including the: American Legion, VFW, and other clubs will be placing flags on the graves of former service men and women.
BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP)–Authorities in southwestern Illinois’ St. Clair County say thieves who are targeting homes that are being built have stolen materials worth more than $500,000 in recent months.
OAK BROOK, Ill. (AP)–The owners of a popular Illinois fast food chain say they’re considering selling the brand.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP)–U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin says he met with Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz to discuss the FutureGen clean-coal project.
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP)–Former Illinois congressman Glenn Poshard says he’s bittersweet now that he’s stepped down as the Southern Illinois University system’s president.
CHICAGO (AP)–An autopsy was inconclusive on the remains of a 66-year-old man whose body was pulled from the Chicago River earlier this week.
TUSCOLA, Ill. (AP)–A central Illinois woman was found not guilty by reason of insanity after authorities say she tried to hire someone to kill an ex-boyfriend.
CHICAGO (AP)–Chicago’s City Council is enacting a series of tough new restrictions on the city’s pedicab industry.
CHICAGO (AP)–A new report says banning sugary drinks from the food stamp program in Illinois wouldn’t necessarily prevent obesity.