WESTMONT, Ill. (AP) — State Sen. Kirk Dillard has officially resigned from the Illinois Legislature to become chairman of the Regional Transportation Authority.
NEW YORK (AP) — The Tribune Co. today completed the spinoff of its newspaper business and changed its name to Tribune Media Co.
EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP) — A 68-year-old southwestern Illinois man accused by federal prosecutors of inserting sewing needles into packaged meat is to learn whether he’ll be eligible for bond.
HARTSBURG, Ill. (AP) — Authorities say a Springfield pilot flying home from a Wisconsin air show made an emergency landing on a highway in Logan County.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — State officials say the deadline to submit applications for the “Governor’s Hometown Awards” competition is approaching.
CHICAGO (AP) — Gov. Pat Quinn has signed legislation aimed at protecting water supplies.
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (AP) — A unique man-made wetlands system in Texas is adding 65,000 gallons of water to area drinking supplies, but in Illinois man-made wetlands are addressing water quality rather than quantity.
CHICAGO (AP) — The two candidates running for the job of state comptroller differ on a big issue hovering over the office. That’s whether to eliminate the post by merging it with the treasurer’s office.