After two days of behind-the-scenes negotiations, House lawmakers appeared poised to leave Springfield having passed a comprehensive spending and capital plan. The Illinois Senate plans to return for bill action on Sunday and must still approve the gambling measure.
The emergency was reported on the tracks at the Western station, the CTA said.
A Severe Thunderstorm Watch is in effect for counties in Illinois, Northwest Indiana and parts of Wisconsin.
Until next season
Lucas Giolito comes from a family of actors and actresses. But the theatre stage wasn’t for him.
One vehicle crashed into a pole, the fire department said.
After just 10 minutes of debate, the Illinois House cleared the comprehensive budget plan 83-35. But before anyone could do any victory laps, Mayor Lori Lightfoot threatened to fold her hand on the already shaky gambling deal.
They were riding in a vehicle when they heard gunshots and realized they were hit.
Derek Dietrich and Howie Kendrick may not get the most consistent at-bats, but Scott White says the matchups work out for them to make a Fantasy impact in Week 11.
Former Sun-Times staffer is stepping down as director of the University of Illinois-Springfield’s public affairs reporting program.
Some huge news came out on Thursday regarding the Illinois football quarterback position. It has been known that the Illini are looking for a graduate transfer quarterback to start behind center for a year or two. This would enable incoming freshman Isaiah Williams to redshirt and learn the system and speed of the college game.  Illinois Football: Brandon Peters would be an interesting option for the Illini - Writing Illini - Writing Illini - An Illinois Fighting Illini Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
The Illinois basketball season is still a long way away but every so often we get a little drip of hope for the upcoming campaign. One of the drips of hope came in the form of a commitment and signing of Kofi Cockburn. He will man the middle of the paint for the Illini. Another  Illinois Basketball: Illini named in Andy Katzs Power 36 - Writing Illini - Writing Illini - An Illinois Fighting Illini Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.