KANKAKEE, Ill. (AP) — A published report says Kankakee is requiring city department heads to sign confidentiality agreements.
CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois lawmakers will consider legislation this fall that would outlaw flavored vaping products and ban electronic cigarette use in indoor public spaces.
MUNSTER, Ind. (AP) — Three northwestern Indiana counties have earned a long-sought federal designation that's expected to open the door for funding to spur economic development.
ROCKFORD -- The Rockford Ministers Fellowship and other religious organizations are raising an alarm about the dangers expanded access to gambling poses to vulnerable populations.
STERLING, Ill. (AP) — The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating the death of a 46-year-old Illinois man who was found earlier this week at a steel company after likely falling from a silo taller than 60 feet.
CHICAGO (AP) — An appellate court has overturned a lower court and found a correctional officer who unshackled an inmate at a suburban Chicago hospital can't be sued by two patients who alleged an ensuing hostage situation left them severely traumatized.
AURORA, Ill. (AP) — The city of Aurora and Loyola University are teaming up to offer a free college program to graduates of the Chicago suburb's high schools.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — The final Indiana county being asked to commit money toward major upgrades of the South Shore commuter rail line between South Bend and Chicago has agreed to do so.
CHICAGO (AP) — A man suspected of shooting and wounding a Chicago police officer on Saturday and of being the bicyclist who shot a woman in broad daylight near downtown days earlier has been captured, police said.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Pedestrian and motorist safety around trains and railroad tracks will be the focus of Illinois Rail Safety Week next week.
HAMMOND, Ind. (AP) — A former northwestern Indiana mayor is continuing to fight the bribery and tax obstruction convictions that forced him from office earlier this year.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Investigators found thousands of abandoned medical records at three shuttered Indiana abortion clinics that were operated by a late doctor who took home more than 2,200 sets of fetal remains, Indiana's attorney general said Friday.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The money-losing Three Mile Island, the 1979 site of the United States' worst commercial nuclear power accident, was shut down Friday by its energy giant owner.
SCHAUMBURG, Ill. (AP) — A man drove an SUV into a suburban Chicago mall on Friday, sending frightened shoppers scurrying and plowing over a kiosk before he crashed into a clothing store and was arrested.
CHICAGO — A Chicago Police officer has pleaded guilty to accepting thousands of dollars in bribes from an attorney's referral service in exchange for information about people recently involved in traffic accidents.