BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) — A southern Illinois high school softball coach has filed a defamation lawsuit against the parents of a former player who circulated a letter accusing the coach of abuse.
CHICAGO (AP)–The mothers of a 14-year-old girl who was shot and killed in Chicago and the girl accused of pulling the trigger have crossed paths at a court hearing.
URBANA, Ill. (AP)–About 200 people turned out at the University of Illinois to rededicate the campus’ beloved Alma Mater statue.
NORMAL, Illinois (AP)–Illinois State University trustees have increased tuition for students starting school this fall by 2.1 percent. They also raised on-campus housing costs by 2.5 percent.
CHICAGO (AP)–U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin is accusing Canadian National Railway Co. of ignoring complaints about safety and congestion along a major rail corridor in northern Illinois.
CHICAGO (AP)–A federal measure responding to the Veterans Affairs scandal calls for new VA sites, including a new research center at the agency’s Chicago-area hospital.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP)–Officials say Illinois will spend about $4 million to print and mail educational materials about several efforts to change the state constitution in the November election.
ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP)–At least for a time, thousands of bees were the buzz around Rockford’s city hall.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP)–A ceremony is planned at Springfield’s Oak Ridge Cemetery to mark the 70th anniversary of the World War II D-Day invasion at Normandy, France.