LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears have drafted Virginia Tech cornerback Kyle Fuller with 14th overall pick in the NFL draft, hoping to boost a defense that ranked among the league’s worst last season.
An agreement will be written that would eventually allow the Knox County Health Department’s Health Center to participate in the last of the state Medicaid innovations.
CHICAGO (AP) — A real-estate developer who once served as a government informant in a corruption case plans to plead guilty to bilking a Chicago suburb out of $370,000.
EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP) — A western Illinois high school special education teacher accused of threatening to blow up her school is scheduled to learn whether she’ll be eligible for bond.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A logging company will pay a conservation group $75,000 for illegally harvesting timber from a northern Illinois nature preserve.
Libby Allison is the new co-anchor at WEEK-TV channel 25 in Peoria.
Libby is a Galesburg native who has returned to the area after anchoring at WVIR-TV in Charlottesville, VA since 2009. Prior to that, she was anchor at Fox 18 in the Quad Cities for 5 years. Libby is a graduate of Western Illinois University. She joined us on the WGIL Morning News.
A Galesburg manufacturer has been given tax credits from the state of Illinois after relocating from California.
RIVER FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The state of Illinois is providing $10.5 million for a new bridge in Chicago’s western suburbs and improvements at South Suburban College in South Holland.
Gov. Pat Quinn announced the state grants Thursday.
WOODSTOCK, Ill. (AP) — A suburban Chicago man has been sentenced to 36 years in prison for raping women he met online.
EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP) — A jobless Washington state restaurant worker faces September sentencing after admitting he robbed banks in Illinois and at least two other states.