CHICAGO (AP) — A former clerk for the city of Chicago has pleaded guilty to charges she stole about $741,000 in taxpayer money for personal use.
CARBONDALE, Il. (AP) — Gov. Bruce Rauner’s planned commencement speech at Southern Illinois University is drawing protests from some who cite the first-term Republican’s call to cut state funding to universities by 31.5 percent.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Artist Rick Harney was busy this week sprucing up the Roger Ebert statue outside the Virginia Theatre in Champaign for the start of Ebertfest.
CHICAGO (AP) — An all-star tribute to the late gospel artists Andrae Crouch and Walter Hawkins is part of the lineup for the 30th Chicago Gospel Music Festival.
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — An exhibit of relics salvaged from the Titanic is headed to Peoria’s Riverfront Museum.