CHICAGO (AP) — Governor Bruce Rauner and Democrats are trading barbs over who is to blame for the possibility that Chicago State University may have to close due to financial problems. Illinois’ public colleges and universities have waited
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois Supreme Court has agreed to hear an appeal of the murder conviction of former suburban Chicago police officer Drew Peterson. The ex-Bolingbrook sergeant is serving 38 years in prison for the
CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois is among states involved in a settlement of a massive fraud case involving two cancer charities labeled “shams” by the Federal Trade Commission. Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan said Wednesday the settlement with
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois has received a $100,000 grant to better prepare students for careers in high-skill, in-demand industries. The Illinois State Board of Education announced Tuesday that Illinois is one of 24 states to be
President Barack Obama has commuted prison sentences of five Illinoisans, including three who were serving life terms for drug crimes. The Illinois inmates were among 61 drug offenders whose sentences Obama commuted on Wednesday.