SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The two candidates who want to be Illinois’ next treasurer have different ideas for improving the image of the office, which has been tarnished by a sexual harassment suit and questions of whether taxpayer dollars were used in mixing state and political business.
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Tuesday asked state legislators to make possession of less than 1 gram of any controlled substance a misdemeanor in Illinois and possession of less than 15 grams of marijuana a ticketable offense.
URBANA, Ill. (AP) — University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign campus Chancellor Phyllis Wise told faculty members that she is proud the school can have the kind of “difficult, uncomfortable” debate about the decision not to hire a professor over his profane, anti-Israel Twitter messages.
GRAFTON, Ill. (AP) — Residents who live near a plant that processes Asian Carp in southern Illinois say it’s producing rotten smells, despite the facility’s odor-free assurance.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A children’s hospital official in central Illinois faces a charge of embezzling $500,000 from the institution since 2008, according to a published report.
Myron Gene McCoy, age 93, passed peacefully on Sunday, September 21, 2014 while surrounded by family.
CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois’ gubernatorial campaigns promoted community investments Monday, as Republican Bruce Rauner touted his philanthropic work in Chicago’s black communities while Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn made a series of stops announcing various state investments.