Cook County’s online property tax information system is getting a $30 million upgrade. Plano, Texas-based Tyler Technologies, the company awarded the contract, will create a system to replace the 40-year-old technology currently in place, improving tax collection and public access to property tax-related information, county officials said.
$20 million settlement paid by trucking firms to family of man who died in 2009 Wilmington tanker truck crash
A $20 million settlement has been reached between a man who was severely injured in a car accident, and the company that owned the tanker that hit him. Eugene Hajer was traveling on Illinois Route 113 in Custer Township in southern Will County between Wilmington and Kankakee on Jan. 3, 2009, when he made a left turn, according to his attorneys. At the same time, a tanker truck driven by Alfred Criswell, Jr. from RCD Trucking, Inc. crossed a double yellow line to try to pass him, but instead sl
EPA sues Rockford under Clean Water Act, but just part of compliance process, Rockford officials say
Federal environmental regulators have sued the city of Rockford, continuing the process of bringing the water treatment system in Illinois' third largest city into compliance with federal water laws.The Environmental Protection Agency filed suit Oct. 8 in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois in Rockford, asserting the city's water treatment system remains non-compliant with the federal Clean Water Act.