Amtrak Train Fatally Strikes Pedestrian In Northbrook; Metra Milwaukee North Line AffectedAmtrak and Metra delays are expected after a pedestrian was struck by an Amtrak train in Northbrook. 
Del Monte Closing Corn-Packing Plant In Northern IllinoisDel Monte Foods will close a corn-packing plant in north central Illinois, idling more than 600 full-time and seasonal employees.
New Security Measures For Governor's Mansion Tours UnveiledNew security measures will be put in place next month for tours of Illinois' Governor's Mansion in Springfield.
Museum Gets Grants To Help Publish Abraham Lincoln PapersThe Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum has received more than $400,000 in grants for a project that aims to publish every document written by the nation's 16th president.
Sen. Cullerton Pleads Not Guilty To Federal Embezzlement ChargesA federal grand jury indicted Cullerton on 39 counts of embezzlement from a labor union, one count of conspiracy to embezzle from a labor union and employee benefit plans and one count of making false statements in a health care matter.
'He Deserves Better': Cemetery Flooding Leaves Daughters Without Proper Burial For Their FatherCharles Goosby died three years ago. He was cremated, and his remains were supposed to be placed in a mausoleum at Oak Woods Cemetery.
MISSING: Byron Vaughan, 53, From Batavia, May Be In Need Of Medical AttentionByron A. Vaughan, 53, has been reported missing from Batavia, Illinois.
Chicago Resident Has First Human Case Of West Nile Virus Reported In Illinois This YearA Chicago resident has the first human case of West Nile Virus reported in Illinois this year, according to the Illinois Department of Public Health.
Convicted Felon Charged With Illegal Possession of Firearm In Connection With Jesse Brown VA Medical Center ShootingBernard Harvey Jr., 40, has been charged with Illegal Possession of a Firearm in connection with Monday's shooting at the Jesse Brown VA Medical Center, according to the U.S States Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois. 
DuPage County Sheriff's Office Welcomes Explosive-Sniffing Canine 'Nitro'Canine Deputy Nitro joined the DuPage County Sheriff's Office Canine Unit.
Toxic Blue-Green Algae Also Dangerous To DogsThe algae, which is blue-green with an almost paint-like sheen, is linked to the recent deaths of dogs. 
Gov. Pritzker Signs Bill Expansion Of Medical Marijuana LawThe bill also adds another 12 conditions to the list of acceptable conditions bringing the total number to 54.
Indiana Medical Providers Urged To Report Vaping IllnessesIndiana officials are asking health care providers to report any young patients with a history of vaping who unexpectedly developed severe respiratory illnesses.
Illinois Officials Recognize State Park VolunteersState officials are recognizing four people and one organization for a commitment to volunteering at state parks and recreation areas.
New Law Aimed At Addressing Illinois Teacher ShortageThe Illinois State Board of Education says there were more than 1,400 unfilled classroom positions at the start of the last school year.