The city’s infrastructure continues to crumble. A sewer cave-in is forcing east-bound Monroe Street to be closed for about a week beginning Tuesday just east of MacArthur. Numerous water main breaks and sewer cave-ins have kept city crews busy this winter.
Illinois businesses, particularly manufacturers, are hopeful Congress will re-authorize the Export-Import Bank this week.
The commission has lost both state and federal funding.
Background checks are now required of all student teachers.
Mitsubishi Motors and the United Auto Workers say they will work together to look for a buyer for the central Illinois plant the company plans to close.