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DeKalb city clerk refuses to resign

By Jenna Dooley WNIJ News DeKALB - Lynn Fazekas is speaking out after Mayor Jerry Smith asked her to step aside from her role as clerk of the City of DeKalb. According to an email sent to media outlets including WNIJ, Fazekas said…

UIC opens new $43M engineering building

By The Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — The University of Illinois at Chicago has opened a new $43 million engineering facility. The university held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Monday at the 57,500-square-foot (5,342-square-meter)…

Illinois Tollway wins award for excellence

Staff Report DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. - The International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association (IBTTA), on Monday, announced Illinois Tollway has been awarded the 2019 Toll Excellence Award for Toll Operations, Engineering and Maintenance…

Florida expert called to capture Chicago alligator

By The Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — An expert from Florida has been summoned to Chicago to help authorities catch an elusive alligator in a public lagoon. Sections of Humboldt Park are closed Monday while the search continues for…

Pritzker seeks agriculture disaster declaration

By The Associated Press SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Gov. J.B. Pritzker is seeking a federal agriculture disaster declaration for all of Illinois following the state's soggy planting season. Pritzker says in his request to the U.S.…

Better Business Bureau warns of summer ticket scams

By Cole Lauterbach The Center Square CHICAGO - The summer concert season is here and with that comes ticket scammers looking to take advantage of some high-profile concerts coming to Illinois, including the Rolling Stones tour opener…