SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois Pollution Control Board has rejected a Sierra Club claim that the $1.65 billion FutureGen clean-coal project will not meet federal clean air standards.
CHICAGO (AP) — A Cook County judge has declared a mistrial in the case of a Hanover Park woman charged with strangling her newborn baby to death almost three years ago.
CHICAGO (AP) — Three days after being re-elected, Illinois state Rep. LaShawn Ford will learn if he’ll have to spend time behind bars for shortchanging the Internal Revenue Service of $3,782.
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (AP) — A central Illinois man has been sentenced to 285 years in prison for a series of sexual assaults on two minor boys.
URBANA, Ill. (AP) — A Mahomet man has been sentenced to four years in prison for attacking a newspaper carrier.
PECATONICA, Ill. (AP) — A northern Illinois village is banning residents from owning roosters while allowing flocks of up to six hens.
CHICAGO (AP) — Eleven health centers in Illinois are receiving $2.4 million in federal funding to support mental health and substance abuse treatment.