BURLINGTON, Iowa (AP) — The Des Moines County Courthouse steps in Burlington could be a cozy spot to endure next winter.
CHICAGO (AP) — A former Illinois state representative will make his first court appearance since a federal complaint charged him with possession of child pornography.
CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago-area man was sentenced to more than nine years in prison for trafficking firearms from Missouri.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Enthusiasts say they want Illinois to acquire a new wildlife habitat, strengthen conservation laws and expand the number of people served by the state’s Department of Natural Resources.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois Department of Natural Resources says it will make final decisions on how many late-winter deer hunting permits will be issued and the counties they will be issued by sometime this summer.
CHICAGO (AP) — The Cook County state’s attorney’s office subpoenaed records tied to Gov. Pat Quinn’s troubled Neighborhood Initiative Program and then withdrew it when the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity promised to provide the information.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois Senate has adjourned without voting on a progressive income tax plan, effectively killing an effort to put it on the November ballot.
MARKHAM, Ill. (AP) — A suburban Chicago police officer has pleaded not guilty to a reckless conduct charge after a 95-year-old World War II veteran was shot with a bean-bag gun and later died.
FREEPORT, Ill. (AP) — Police in Freeport say they’re investigating after a 2-year-old boy was found to have a rock of cocaine stuck in his nose that had to be removed by a doctor.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — State lawmakers have blocked Republican legislation that would have allowed voters to limit statewide executive officers to two terms of office.