MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Memphis police say a toddler at the center of an Amber Alert has been found safe in Illinois.
FARMINGTON, Ill. (AP) — The Farmington school district is installing a $1.8 million array of solar panels on a district building to conserve energy and reduce costs.
CHICAGO (AP) — A federal judge on Wednesday ordered a court-appointed monitor to investigate hiring at Gov. Pat Quinn's Illinois Department of Transportation, saying the monitor would help with compliance of a decades-old ban on political hiring.
CHICAGO (AP) — Construction has started to restore passenger rail service between Chicago and the Quad Cities, on the Iowa state line, for the first time since 1979.
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) — Authorities at Southern Illinois University are investigating the third reported sexual assault on the Carbondale campus in about a month.
SPRINGFIELD (AP) — A former children's hospital official in central Illinois has pleaded not guilty to embezzling more than $700,000 from the institution over six years.
ROCKFORD (AP) — A forest preserve district race has been omitted from thousands of ballots in Winnebago County, forcing election officials to spend $50,000 to fix the problem.
DECATUR (AP) — The state of Illinois will put $10 million toward beginning work to connect Interstate 72 and U.S. 51 near Decatur.
The Macon County South East Beltway will cost about $150 million and move traffic that passes through Decatur around the city's east side.
ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) — A Rockford School District calendar shows a $250 million facilities overhaul will affect students as soon as March and will continue through January 2019.