• DuPage County News Briefs

    DuPage County News Briefs

    STATE Bump-stock ban gets more support The Illinois Senate has approved another bump-stock ban, with a 38-10 vote April 26, on Sen. Kwame Raoul’s plan. It would outlaw the manufacture…

  • McHenry County News Briefs

    McHenry County News Briefs

    McHenry County Conservation Dist. to unveil new exhibit, hiking app The McHenry County Conservation District will host a special event to both introduce its new electronic hiking app…

  • Lake County News Briefs

    Lake County News Briefs

    Lake County Electronic evidence K9 aids State’s Attorney Office The Lake County State’s Attorney’s Office announced the recent addition of a new member of its Cyber Division:…

  • McLean County News Briefs

    McLean County News Briefs

    McLean County Region’s  unemployment rate continues to fall      Unemployment statistics in the Bloomington-Normal metropolitan area continued to decline in the first quarter…

  • Tazewell County News Briefs

    Tazewell County News Briefs

    CENTRAL ILLINOIS Marines plan May 12 reunion A May 12 reunion will be held of Marine Corps veterans who served with Company C, 6th Engineer Support Battalion while the Peoria County-based…

  • Metro East Area News Briefs

    Metro East Area News Briefs

    Senators call for air safety report from Allegiant Both of the U.S. Senators representing Illinois, Sen. Dick Durbin (D) and Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D), are asking Allegiant Air for an…

  • Kane County News Briefs

    Kane County News Briefs

    ST. CHARLES Suspect shot after pointing gun at police A 19-year-old man was shot and injured on Thursday by St. Charles Police after he allegedly pointed a handgun at officers responding…

STATE NEWS

Carson’s, Bon-Ton closings eliminate 1,800 jobs

More than 2,000 retail jobs will disappear from Illinois this summer. The closing of Carson’s department stores and their sister stores, Bon-Ton and Bergner’s, account for 1,890…

Illinois Congressional delegation: How they voted

Report for week ending May 12, 2018.   UNITED STATES HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES Storage Of Nuclear Waste: Voting 340 for and 72 against, the House on May 10 passed a bill (HR 3053)…

VW settlement sessions planned

(This story is part of an ongoing series looking at how the Volkswagen Clean Air Act settlement could be used to improve air quality for Illinois residents) Three public meetings will…

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