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."
Sunday’s memorial service for Chicago’s former first lady Maggie Daley drew hundreds of visitors. Many stood in line for hours outside the Chicago Cultural Center. Dignitaries were quickly whisked in except for one.Illinois U.S.