Pritzker Introduces Electric Vehicle Energy Storage Training Program"We, in the next five years, will train more than 360 individuals who will complete their training and be able to step into the workforce."
Electric Pickup Truck Company Rivian Raises $1.3 BillionRivian, the company making electric vehicles for Amazon and Ford, just got a big influx of cash.
Trustees: No Tuition Increase This Year At Illinois StateThere will be no increase in tuition or room and board rates at Illinois State University for upcoming academic year.
Amazon Invests In Electric Pickups, Production Starts In Normal In 2020Rivian unveiled an all-electric pickup and an SUV at the 2018 Los Angeles Auto Show in November and plans to begin production of the vehicles in a factory in Normal, Illionois, next year. The company is headquartered in Plymouth, Michigan, not far from Detroit.
Normal Man Tells Judge He Was 'Clueless' Killing Dogs Was A Crime: ReportGary Eustice, 72, pleaded guilty to two counts of aggravated cruelty to animals.
IL Man Invents Toilet Timer So He Will Spend Less Time In The BathroomTwo Illinois men have launched a Kickstarter to fund their invention, the Toilet Timer.
Mitsubishi To Close Illinois Factory Amid Falling SalesThe property in Normal, where more than 1,200 employees work, will be put up for sale.
Gay ISU Student Claims Brutal Attack Was A Hate CrimeA suburban college student was beaten at Illinois State University over the weekend and he said he was targeted because he was gay.
Air Conditioning Units Stolen From Illinois State UniversityAir conditioning units, popular targets of thieves during this hot summer, have been picked off on Normal campus of Illinois State University.
Fire Guts Frat House On Illinois State CampusA fire this morning gutted a fraternity house near the Illinois State University campus in downstate Normal.
Downstate Mitsubishi Workers Won't Go Idle This YearWorkers at the Mitsubishi plant in downstate Normal have just learned some good news.
Aided By $29M Tax Break, Illinois Mitsubishi Plant To Make SUVThe state is offering the company $29 million in tax incentives over 10 years, an investment Gov. Pat Quinn’s office credits for “helping save at least 1,200 jobs.”