Governor Pat Quinn discusses weather conditions in Illinois.
Gov. Quinn: This is definitely an emergency
April showers 2013
- Hostage situation ends with cop critically wounded, suspect killed December 13, 2013A SWAT team stormed an Arlington Heights home late Thursday night and fatally shot a 41-year-old Niles man suspected of shooting a police officer and taking one person hostage, authorities said. […]
- Dominick's potential layoff tally tops 6,000 in Chicago area December 13, 2013The state's employers gave notice of possible layoffs to nearly 1,800 workers last month, according to a report filed Thursday. Dominick's, which is closing all 72 of its Chicago-area stores on Dec. 28, added another 500 probable layoffs to the more than 5,600 job cuts it reported the previous month. Only 15 will reopen as other grocers. […]
- Ill. motorists often get a pass to go beyond speed limit December 13, 2013A Tribune analysis shows that most citations for speeding on metro Chicago interstates are for traveling far in excess of the 55 mph legal limit. […]
- 'Elf on the Shelf' popular, despite concerns December 13, 2013More than 6 million copies of the "Elf on the Shelf" and its accompanying red elf toy have sold since the book was released in 2005, but some parenting experts and booksellers question the December disciplining tactic and its popularity. […]
- Bears clear Cutler to start Sunday December 13, 2013Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler has been medically cleared to play and will start Sunday against the Cleveland Browns, coach Marc Trestman said Thursday. […]