BROOKFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Officials at Brookfield Zoo near Chicago have announced the birth of an okapi (oh-KAH’-pee), also known as a “forest giraffe.”
KANKAKEE, Ill. (AP) — Four Kankakee County Sheriff’s police deputies who were laid off early this year are back at work guarding a pipeline project.
JACKSONVILLE, Ill. (AP) — A Catholic priest who was removed as pastor of four central Illinois parishes over an abuse allegation says the church inquiry that led to his ouster resembled a witch hunt.
CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago nonprofit and the Illinois Farm Bureau hope to bring the state’s agriculture and business industries together to turn the city and state into a global hub for farm and food-production.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A federal judge has allowed Gov. Bruce Rauner’s lawsuit over union fees paid by non-union workers to proceed, without the governor.
CHICAGO (AP) — A 12-year-old Chicago girl who talked to singer Taylor Swift about music, touring and disease, and also served as an honorary police officer, has lost her battle with cancer.
The Henry County Sheriff’s Office says it is continuing to receive reports of an on-going officer scam that has been taking place since last week.