South suburban legislators are trying to save a pair of bankrupt horse tracks. Illinois' racing board voted to hold no races at Balmoral or at Maywood next year, essentially depriving them of any means of making money and forcing their closure.
Illinois American Water is planning to repair parts of the road damaged by this week’s water main break on North East Jefferson. Lane closures are expected later this week to achieve the road work. Crews have finished repairs on the 30-inch transmission pipe following the water main break at Jefferson and Abington Streets.