ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) — The city of Rockford has settled one lawsuit after the police shooting death of an unarmed black man in 2009 but a second lawsuit is still pending.
CHICAGO (AP) — A Cicero landlord has been sentenced to life in prison for the deaths of seven people during a Valentine's Day 2010 apartment fire that prosecutors say was set for insurance money.
ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) — The city of Rockford has reached a $1.1 million settlement with the estate of an unarmed black man who was fatally shot inside a church-run day care by two white police officers in 2009, according to officials.
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Police Department says it will discipline an officer who played "Sweet Home Alabama" over a police-cruiser loudspeaker during a march protesting police treatment of African Americans.
WOODSTOCK, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois family is seeking $1.1 million in damages in a lawsuit against the director of a 20-year-old's funeral for what they call tragic errors, mistakes and intentional acts.
QUINCY, Ill. (AP) — Quincy University says it plans to make $4 million worth of improvements to its stadium.