THEBES, Ill. — Two federal lawmakers from Illinois will get a firsthand look at urgent efforts to clear some Mississippi River bedrock that's crimping shipping on the waterway.Sen. Dick Durbin and Rep.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Fire departments in Illinois will share more than $1.5 million in grant money from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin announced the grants, which come from the Department of Homeland Security's Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program.
Illinois U.S. Senator Mark Kirk has been upgraded to "good condition" a little more than two weeks after suffering a stroke, according to his neurosurgeon at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Dr. Richard Fessler."