Another concert’s being planned in Bloomington for tornado relief, this one featuring Chicago. It’s a free benefit January 29 at U. S. Cellular Coliseum. A show in early December that raised about $300,000 for restoration efforts. That show featured performances by Styx, REO Speedwagon and Richard Marx among others. Starting Tuesday, people will be able to reserve up to four tickets to the Chicago concert. The two dozen twisters that hit Illinois on Nov. 17 are blamed for the deaths of seven people.
A federal judge has ruled allegations of sexual harassment against former Illinois Treasurer Dan Rutherford can go to trial over the objections of state lawyers.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says no chemicals have been detected in the air near an oil train that derailed and burst into flames in western Illinois.
Springfield mayoral candidate Paul Palazzolo wants to create a new city position if elected he says will help consolidate a number of city departments under one umbrella.
You donate money, land, an old car -- and you can write it off on your taxes. A bill in Congress would allow you to also claim a deduction for donating to food banks.