Caterpillar moving its headquarters to Texas from Illinois

DEERFIELD — Construction equipment manufacturer Caterpillar says it’s packing up its headquarters from its longtime home state of Illinois and heading to Texas. Caterpillar Inc. said Tuesday that it’s transferring its global base to Irving, Texas, from the Chicago suburb of Deerfield, Illinois. The company had been based in Peoria, Illinois, for over 90 years […]

Pritzker: Federal gun control package is ‘not enough’

BLOOMINGTON — Gov. JB Pritzker said Monday a new gun control measure that a bipartisan group of U.S. senators has agreed to is a good start in response to recent mass shootings, but he wants to see more done. “It’s been an awfully long time since Congress acted on gun safety. So I’m glad to […]

217 Today: Producers say a crossbreed of cattle and buffalo provides the best of both

Tuesday, June 14, 2022 Today’s headlines: Likely Illinois Republican voters are still mostly in the dark about down-ballot races in the June 28th primary election. That’s according to a WBEZ-Chicago Sun-Times poll. Forecasters are advising you to take precautions as central and southern Illinois bake under high heat and humidity. This Sunday is Juneteenth, a […]