Frustrated by what they describe as a lack of details about what COVID-19 guidelines will look like at schools next fall, a contingent of school district superintendents on Wednesday implored state education officials to deliver a plan by early summer.
The donations announced Tuesday is the third round of no-strings-attached, major philanthropic gifts Scott has made.
A northern Illinois chemical plant was inspected by a federal agency less than a month before it was rocked by an explosion and massive fires that prompted evacuations and sent debris raining onto nearby areas.
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's new government on Monday approved a contentious parade by Israeli nationalists through Palestinian areas around Jerusalem's Old City, setting the stage for possible renewed confrontations just weeks after an 11-day war with Hamas militants in the Gaza Strip. Hamas called on Palestinians to “resist” the march.
The Justice Department's top national security official is resigning after revelations that the department secretly seized records from Democrats and members of the media.
The fair is Aug. 12 to 22 at the state fairgrounds in Springfield.
CHICAGO — Chicago officials declared the city fully reopened on Friday, ending a requirement that people wear face masks in most indoor places and lifting capacity limits intended to slow the spread of the coronavirus.
Senate Democratic leaders are demanding that Trump-era Attorneys General Bill Barr and Jeff Sessions testify about the secret seizure of data from House Democrats in 2018.
A man was found dead Thursday evening in Lake Michigan near Buckingham Fountain, according to Chicago police.
The Pantagraph for more than a year has been chronicling the experiences of six area residents as they navigate the challenges of COVD-19 and its aftermath.
A man died Wednesday night after falling into Lake Michigan off Jackson Park and being submerged for more than 20 minutes, officials said.
Two weeks after the Chicago Police Department released a first draft of a foot-pursuit policy, activists and attorneys with the Consent Decree Coalition called the document confusing, said it gives officers too much discretion and doesn’t require documentation of every chase.
Iowa lottery officials say a Mega Millions ticket purchased at Barry’s Mini Mart convenience store in Harpers Ferry in Eastern Iowa is worth a…
Aaron Ross, whose fiancee lives in Toronto, made three drives to Western New York to try to cross the international border to see her. Last week, he finally got into Canada – but not very far and not very comfortably.
PHOENIX (AP) — Firefighters in Arizona were fighting Tuesday to gain a foothold into a massive wildfire, one of two that has forced thousands of evacuations in rural towns and closed almost every major highway out of the area.
Actress and St. Louis native Ellie Kemper issued the apology after critics last week noted she was named queen of the ball in 1999.
The Justice Department has recovered most of a multimillion-dollar ransom payment to hackers after a cyberattack caused the nation's largest fuel pipeline to halt operations last month.
SPRINGDALE, Utah (AP) — A 26-year-old woman has died after falling in a canyon at a U.S. national park in Utah, officials said.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The oldest male chimpanzee living in an accredited North American zoo died Saturday at the San Francisco Zoo & Gardens. He was 63.
A legion of yellow-vested door-knockers will be fanning across at least 13 Chicago neighborhoods this summer to promote the COVID-19 vaccine in lagging communities, officials said Friday.
As Chicago prepares for this year’s slated groundbreaking of the Obama Presidential Center, the former president it’s named after on Friday touted the upcoming campus as a bridge toward healing a city hit with trying times since he first announced the complex’s planned location in Jackson Park.
The 30-year-old from Forest Park, Illinois, had fallen approximately 80 feet from a ledge, officials said.
The multi-building complex will sit on 19 acres of the 540-acre Jackson Park and include a museum, public library branch, athletic center, children's play area and a test kitchen.