CHICAGO (AP) — Construction has started to restore passenger rail service between Chicago and the Quad Cities, on the Iowa state line, for the first time since 1979.
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois state superintendent of schools says the outcome of the governor’s race won’t make a difference for the state’s education funding problems.
CHICAGO (AP) — Former President Bill Clinton is scheduled to stop at a Chicago manufacturing plant to campaign for Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Champaign and University of Illinois police are urging people to travel in pairs following a string of attacks on campus.
BARRY, Ill. (AP) — A western Illinois man has been sentenced to three years in prison for aggravated battery of a woman with Alzheimer’s disease.
BEMENT, Ill. (AP) — Central Illinois authorities have charged a former school bus driver and assistant high school cheerleading sponsor who they say sexually abused a teenage boy.
RAYMOND, Ill. (AP) — Three Cub Scouts and their adult leader have been injured after an experiment caused a chemical explosion in Montgomery County.
BELVIDERE, Ill. (AP) — A former northern Illinois teacher has been sentenced to four years in prison after pleading guilty to sexually assaulting a 17-year-old female student.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois National Guard recruiter made it to the final round of Ms. Veteran America 2014.