• McLean County News Briefs

    McLean County News Briefs

    McLean County Health department, ISU conducting ‘functional needs’ survey The McLean County Health Department and Illinois State University are in the process of conducting a communitywide…

  • Woodford County News Briefs

    Woodford County News Briefs

    AREA Caterpillar to close five plants, cut 820 jobs Cutbacks continue at Caterpillar Inc., as the Peoria-based heavy equipment maker announces it will close five more factories in reaction…

  • Cook County News Briefs

    Cook County News Briefs

    Palatine Cinco de Mayo fundraising event to benefit underprivileged residents Partners for Our Communities (POC) will host Cinco de Mayo, its annual fundraising event, from 5-8 p.m….

  • Tazewell County News Briefs

    Tazewell County News Briefs

    AREA Caterpillar to close five plants, cut 820 jobs Cutbacks continue at Caterpillar Inc., as the Peoria-based heavy equipment maker announces it will close five more factories in reaction…

  • Kendall County News Briefs

    Kendall County News Briefs

    Oswego hosts Wine on the Fox this weekend The Village of Oswego in collaboration with the Oswego Tourism Bureau and the Oswegoland Park District is pleased to announce “Wine on the…

STATE NEWS

Hastert sentenced to 15 months in federal prison

Saying a previous plea agreement’s sentencing range of zero to five months was “insufficient,” Northern District of Illinois Judge Thomas M. Durkin sentenced former Speaker of…

Tax-break transparency bill passes Illinois House

A proposed new Illinois transparency law would make local governments reveal the costs of the tax deals they make with private businesses. House Bill 3760 would require tax incentives…

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