CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has asked the city's sister agencies to pay all contractor and subcontractor employees a minimum wage of $13 an hour.
HARRISBURG, Ill. (AP) — Illinois will spend nearly $27 million on improvements to a highway in some of the state's southern counties.
LEWISTOWN, Ill. (AP) — A Peoria man has been sentenced to 3 ½ years in prison after pleading guilty to his 13th count of driving with a revoked license.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Illinois Supreme Court has agreed to review a lower court's ruling that reinstated a decade-old $10.1 billion verdict in a class-action lawsuit against Phillip Morris USA.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A former human resources director at the Illinois Department of Health pleaded guilty to federal charges related to a $13 million grant fraud case.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois State Police on Wednesday morning captured an inmate who escaped from a southern Illinois prison on Tuesday afternoon, Illinois Department of Corrections officials said.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Two federal judges may visit a southern Illinois prison as they work on a class-action lawsuit that inmates brought about overcrowding, according to court documents.
CHICAGO (AP) — The Obama administration announced a new 5-year plan for the Great Lakes on Wednesday that will accelerate efforts to address toxic pollution, invasive species and farm runoff a
MOUNT VERNON, Ill. (AP) — Ten cows that escaped from a cattle truck after it overturned before dawn Tuesday while exiting a southern Illinois freeway were shot and killed by police when they became a traffic hazard to other motorists, Illinois State Police said.