Officials with the Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs and the state Department of Public Health say that all of the victims were elderly residents with underlying medical conditions.
The passenger train company says Wi-Fi will be installed on the Chicago-to-Carbondale and Chicago-to-Quincy lines. It’ll also be expanded to all four roundtrips on Chicago-to-St. Louis trains; those trains also stop in Springfield.
A downstate Illinois man was denied bond Friday for allegedly fatally shooting a teenage boy in the South Shore neighborhood in 2007.
Sheriff’s deputies say they arrested a 19-year-old woman wanted on a federal drug charge when she fell through the ceiling from her attic hiding place during their search of her residence.