Some mid-size Illinois cities are hoping to gain more influence in Springfield. The Rockford Register Star reports industrial cities like Rockford, Peoria, Aurora and Danville are forming a new alliance at the Capitol. Each of these cities already belongs to the Illinois Municipal League. That organization focuses on legislative issues for communities across the state.
University officials say traditional program has more than 500 students
The move is being made due to construction at the State Farm Center.
Early voting is up in Illinois over the last mid-term election, and a group supporting the minimum wage increase is claiming some of the credit.
Iles School was locked down Thursday afternoon after a shooting involving multiple people.