Around Illinois

  • House panel says Smith can be disciplined
  • Patient safety survey grades Sterling hospital “A”
  • Retired Illinois teachers got $900 million COLA bump
  • S&P weighs another Illinois ratings downgrade

  • Democratic congressional hopeful files petitions
  • Rockford casino not likely to get Quinn’s OK
  • Rockford man gets 37 years for Will County murder
  • Starved Rock hopes for contest windfall
  • Staggered state senate terms assigned

  • Does more truck traffic mean economy improvemnent?
  • Pension-reform session is a must: Quinn
  • Will the governor approve Rockford’s casino?
  • Chicago schools reach agreement with a union

  • Ottawa shooting range settles safety case with state
  • Waterman bank agrees to end “unsafe” practices
  • President visits hometown to raise money
  • Cancer center groundbreaking is Monday

Cherry Valley train fire final report issued

West Nile virus shows up early this year

NATO protestors will challenge terrorism charges

Is more gambling a good bet for revenue?

  • Professor's TV gig expounds on "evil" car
  • How smart is ComEd's meter plan?
  • Unemployment fraud gets strengthened
  • Would you like some medals with that wine?
  • "Illinois" takes Navy attack role
  • Building for the future with girls and LEGOs