UPDATED 11:46 CHICAGO (AP) — Emergency crews responding to a fire Friday at an air traffic control facility in suburban Chicago discovered a man in the basement with a self-inflicted wound, said a spokesman for the city of Aurora.
A sinkhole that cropped up not far from the construction of the Seminary and Kellogg Street overpass required a lot of help, and the Galesburg Sanitary District is grateful for it.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — With Illinois battling the nation’s worst unfunded pension liability, the two outspoken statewide office holders vying for its check-writing job are sparring over whether the incumbent has been open enough about how she priorities the multi-billion dollar backlog of unpaid bills.
WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — A Waukegan woman was sentenced to 40 years in prison for her role in the 2011 torture-murder death of a man in a local auto body shop.
CHARLESTON, Ill. (AP) — A man jailed on a drug charge jumped from a second floor of a courthouse in eastern Illinois Thursday morning, injuring himself when he landed on the building’s main floor, authorities in Coles County said.
CHICAGO (AP) — A company embroiled for the past year in legal skirmishes over piles of petroleum coke and coal products on Chicago’s southeast side will close its facility and pay a $50,000 fine for violating a cease-and-desist order, city officials said Thursday.
Robert Leo Martin, 82, of Galesburg, died at 6:30 p.m., Monday, September 22, 2014 at home.