During his lifetime, Paul Schultz has witnessed the Village of Lansing grow from 2,000 residents to nearly 30,000. As president of the Lansing Historical Society, his mission is to collect and preserve the community's history.
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Northwest Indiana and Oliver Garden restaurants in Merrillville and Lansing, Ill. will celebrate Great Futures with a special pasta meal for club members next week.
SPRINGFIELD | Republican candidate for governor Bruce Rauner is raising red flags about the state's new medical marijuana program.
A headline in Saturday's Illinois edition about Lynwood police receiving donations to buy body armor contained an error. The Police Department received $8,000 in donations. The Times regrets the error.
KOUTS | The town's Fire Department has gotten its money's worth out of a 1993 Kenworth semi trailer it had converted into a tanker truck seven or eight years ago and, with the help of a lot of pork chop dinners, hopes to get many more miles out of it.
CHICAGO | U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin is unabashedly defending his name-calling and other attacks on Illinois businesses looking to locate their headquarters overseas — moves his Republican challenger has described as "bullying" and the kind of anti-business behavior that's hampering the state's e…
CHICAGO | Illinois' gubernatorial campaigns clashed over business dealings and state hiring Monday, with Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn's running mate accusing Republican businessman Bruce Rauner of profiting "from fraud" and Rauner calling hiring under Quinn's Department of Transportation a "scam."
Crossing the line separating Indiana and Illinois sometimes means dealing with different laws and customs. Readers are asked to share ideas for this weekly feature. This week: Presidents.
The pitiful thing about a recent inspector general report on hiring at the Illinois Department of Transportation is that, despite decades of outside legal action and the creation of an entire bureaucracy designed to enforce ethical behavior in state government, it showed that there are still…
Gov. Mike Pence likes to talk about how the Indiana tax climate is so much better than is the case in Illinois. So true.
SPRINGFIELD | Gov. Pat Quinn's administration hired more than 60 percent of the Illinois Department of Transportation workers whose employment was deemed improper by a state watchdog, a document released Friday shows.
SPRINGFIELD | Attorneys for the man suing Illinois Treasurer Dan Rutherford for harassment say a federal judge should reject attempts by Attorney General Lisa Madigan to dismiss the case.
SPRINGFIELD | The sponsor of a plan legalizing medical marijuana in Illinois Friday defended a part of the law that bars the release of information about companies wanting licenses to grow and sell pot.
After adopting her second dachshund from MidWest Dachshund Rescue in 2012, Arlene Silveira began volunteering with the organization and now serves as its transport coordinator.
CHAMPAIGN | Illinois safety Taylor Barton says he's worked on the moment in practice. His receiver leaves him in the middle of the field and Barton lets him go, standing alone and trying to read the eyes of the quarterback, looking for a chance to make a play.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | Motorcycle fatalities decreased by nearly 30 percent so far in 2014, according to Illinois Department of Transportation data.
CHICAGO | The debate over education took the spotlight in Illinois governor's race Monday, with Republican Bruce Rauner proposing overhauls to teacher tenure and the state's school funding formula, which Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn's running mate called "reckless."
CHICAGO | Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan on Monday said she will push for legislation to allow video or audio recording devices to be placed in nursing home rooms to monitor patient treatment, calling it the "next line of defense" for the state's elderly residents.
Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan speaks during a news conference in July in Chicago.
Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn landed on Aug. 7 at Bult Field in Monee to help celebrate a major milestone for the development and construction of the South Suburban Airport.
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