• Ill. drivers can now prove insurance on cellphone

    by  • August 26, 2013 • 0 Comments

    Governor Pat Quinn has signed a new law that lets Illinois residents use cellphones to prove they have auto insurance. The Springfield bureau of Lee Enterprises Newspapers reports Quinn signed the legislation Friday. More than a dozen other states also let motorists use programs on their smartphones instead of paper cards provided by auto...

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    Police end landfill search without finding infant

    by  • August 26, 2013 • 0 Comments

    Police in the northern Illinois suburb of Zion say they’ve ended their search of a landfill without finding the remains of a missing 5-month-old boy. The Zion police department posted an update saying searchers called off the hunt Sunday evening after doing “everything humanly possible” to find Joshua Summeries. His mother’s boyfriend, 26-year-old Demetries...

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    Pension committee making progress

    by  • August 26, 2013 • 0 Comments

    Gov. Pat Quinn says the outline of a pension reform proposal from a bipartisan panel is “positive indeed.” However, the Chicago democrat was less clear about whether he’s fully behind it or not, saying he wants to see final details. He told reporters Sunday after an unrelated event that the panel tasked with coming...

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