SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (AP) — Illinois State Police say a $1,000 reward is available for information leading to the arrest of a suspect wanted attacking a trooper in the southern Chicago suburbs.
State police say the plain-clothes trooper was in an unmarked squad car trying to question Read moreContinue Reading »
CHICAGO (AP) — Shoppers in Chicago will soon have to pay a checkout tax of 7 cents per bag at all retailers in the city unless they bring their own bags to stores.
The tax starts Wednesday. The tax is the city’s latest attempt to cut down on the use of disposable bags, which are Read moreContinue Reading »
Authorities say 10 people in western Tennessee were injured in a shooting at a party at a National Guard Armory. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says the shooting in Brownsville occurred last night when a fight broke out at the armory. The victims ranged from juveniles to Read moreContinue Reading »
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan is seeking to stop state worker pay until legislators and Gov. Bruce Rauner approve a spending plan.
A motion by Madigan filed Thursday in St. Clair County Circuit Court seeks to dissolve a preliminary injunction which Read moreContinue Reading »
Unemployment numbers remains down throughout the area according to new data from the Illinois Department of Employment Security. Data released yesterday from the group shows La Salle County unemployment was down in December compared to one year ago, falling to 6.9 percent from an even eight Read moreContinue Reading »
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Gov. Bruce Rauner’s strategy for fending off potential Democratic challengers includes stressing the bright spots while blaming others for the things going horribly wrong.
As a Republican in a solidly Democratic state, the wealthy former businessman Read moreContinue Reading »
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois Senate is ditching its promise to vote on a compromise budget plan by the end of the month.
But the Senate president warned members to be ready to take action early next month.
Republican Leader Christine Radogno of Lemont told the Senate on Read moreContinue Reading »