CHICAGO (AP) — A new report says the number of Illinois children living in areas of high poverty has increased by about a third since 2000.
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ROCK ISLAND, Ill. (AP) — Murder charges have been filed in Illinois against the former boyfriend of an Iowa woman whose body was found in a Minnesota field three months after she disappeared.
HOUSTON (AP) — An Illinois man has been sentenced to more than three years in federal prison for trafficking thousands of fake Viagra pills to Texas.
GRAFTON, Ill. (AP) — Ferry and vehicle traffic around western Illinois and eastern Missouri is returning to normal now that the rain-swollen Mississippi and Illinois rivers are receding.
CHICAGO (AP) — The state Department of Employment Security says Illinois unemployment dropped in June to 7.1 percent. It was the fourth straight monthly decrease in the state’s jobless rate.
MASCOUTAH, Ill. (AP) — A building at southwestern Illinois Air Force base will bear the name of late former U.S. Sen. Alan Dixon, if a federal lawmaker from Illinois gets his way.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency says the state’s municipal landfills have a combined life expectancy of 21 years.
EAST MOLINE, Ill. (AP) — Roughly half of the property owners affected by recent flooding near East Moline are pursuing relief through the city’s recovery package.
CHICAGO (AP) — A flurry of lawsuits from people who were rejected for concealed carry permits has prompted the Illinois State Police to announce it will require a state review board to explain to applicants why they were denied.
CHICAGO (AP) — A group of legislators is looking for new ways to address crime in Illinois communities and overcrowding in the state’s prisons and jails.