SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — State inspectors have been deployed to check the rides at this year’s Illinois State Fair.
CHICAGO (AP) — A spokeswoman for the Metra commuter rail service says two people were killed when they were struck by a train headed for Chicago’s Union Station.
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Police in Peoria say two teenagers were overwhelmed by a group of robbers who stormed inside a house after the door was answered. The robbers tied up the teens and ransacked the house.
A Warren County Sheriff’s Deputy killed in the line of duty over 30 years ago is being honored with a stretch of highway being named after him.
Farmers in Knox County can take pride in their crops this season.
CHICAGO (AP) — Authorities have arrested the alleged patriarch of one of Chicago’s most notorious street gangs and dozens of his alleged subordinates on drug charges.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Candidates in the Illinois governor’s race will be among those in Springfield to kick off the Illinois State Fair.
EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) — A southwestern Illinois woman is jailed after being accused of collecting donations on the bogus pretense that she and her son had cancer.