SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Gov. Bruce Rauner has extended tax return deadlines for residents affected by last week’s tornado and severe weather in parts of DeKalb and Ogle counties.
CHICAGO (AP) — A former clerk for the city of Chicago has pleaded guilty to charges she stole about $741,000 in taxpayer money for personal use.
CARBONDALE, Il. (AP) — Gov. Bruce Rauner’s planned commencement speech at Southern Illinois University is drawing protests from some who cite the first-term Republican’s call to cut state funding to universities by 31.5 percent.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Artist Rick Harney was busy this week sprucing up the Roger Ebert statue outside the Virginia Theatre in Champaign for the start of Ebertfest.
CHICAGO (AP) — An all-star tribute to the late gospel artists Andrae Crouch and Walter Hawkins is part of the lineup for the 30th Chicago Gospel Music Festival.
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — An exhibit of relics salvaged from the Titanic is headed to Peoria’s Riverfront Museum.
CHICAGO (AP) — A book by the brother of imprisoned former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich is being released.
Robert Blagojevich’s publisher says Wednesday marks the book’s official launch.
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) — Southern Illinois University has narrowed its search for the school’s new chancellor to four finalists.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Public-pension experts in the Illinois Legislature say time is running out for Gov. Bruce Rauner to put forward a cost-saving retirement plan that can be part of next year’s state budget.
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois Wesleyan University freshman is facing allegations that he sold large quantities of illegal drugs from his dorm room.