SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois approved about 400 new patient applications for medical marijuana during March, bringing the total to 2,000 patients with complete paperwork.
GRANITE CITY, Ill. (AP) — A group of Illinois state lawmakers say they’re working to find resources to help more than 2,000 Granite City workers who will be laid off from U.S. Steel.
KANKAKEE, Ill. (AP) — A convicted murderer awaiting sentencing has escaped from a jail in eastern Illinois after overpowering a guard and taking his keys, uniform and SUV.
JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — Four northeastern Illinois teenagers face child pornography charges after posting a video of themselves having a sexual encounter.
MURPHYSBORO, Ill. (AP) — Continued repairs to an aging southern Illinois courthouse have some elected leaders hoping for a federal historic designation that could make it easier to pay for the building’s preservation.