SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Libertarian candidate running for Illinois governor recognizes he has little chance to win the November election, but he could play a significant role in deciding who does.
CHICAGO (AP) — The Illinois chapter of the Sierra Club endorsed Pat Quinn Saturday, saying the Democratic governor understood that protecting the environment is not just a responsibility but also a good way to create jobs in fields like renewable energy technology.
BURLINGTON, Iowa (AP) — Republican Gov. Terry Branstad and Democratic challenger Jack Hatch offered competing ideas on job creation during their second debate.
CHICAGO (AP) — Four men charged last week in the death of a 9-year-old boy who was gunned down in a backyard after running from his Chicago home have been ordered held without bond.
BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Southwestern Illinois residents celebrated the city of Belleville’s 200th birthday with a 200-foot bratwurst, complete with a 200-foot bun.
DOLTON, Ill. (AP) — A suburban Chicago animal hospital is under investigation after a police officer found four dead dogs at the facility, Cook County authorities said.
BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) — A southern Illinois prosecutor wants doctors to participate in a prescription monitoring program that aims to stop heroin abuse.
PITTSFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A Vietnam War veteran and the president of the Pike County Historical Society in western Illinois want to build a museum to display war memorabilia to honor the area’s veterans.
CHICAGO (AP) — Two Illinois state agencies will accept applications for medical marijuana businesses until 3 p.m. Monday.
LINCOLN, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois appeals court has ruled that a Logan Correctional Center inmate must pay nearly $20,000 from a lawsuit settlement he received toward the cost of his incarceration.