MARION, Ill. (AP) — A southern Illinois judge has ordered a woman to spend 30 weekends in jail for recklessly letting her pit bull mix dogs run free when they attacked a boy in 2010.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois lawmakers have asked Gov. Pat Quinn to make the firefighter certification process easier for the state’s military members.
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.