hotel Joe Biden Visit Attracting More Interest than Expected By Associated Press • Aug 2, 2018 A planned visit to Springfield, Illinois, later this month by former Vice President Joe Biden is proving to be a bigger attraction than expected. Business Partner of Former Peoria Hotel Owner Sentenced By Associated Press & Kristin McHugh • Apr 30, 2018 Google Earth / Google A business associate of a former Peoria hotel owner has been sentenced to a decade in prison in connection with a $179 million loan scheme. Chicago Sets Tourism Records in First Months of 2018 By Associated Press • Mar 22, 2018 Continuing last year's record-setting growth, Chicago set new tourism records in the first months of 2018. Chicago State Students Staying in a Hotel After Pipe Bursts By Associated Press • Nov 28, 2017 Chicago State University officials say students are staying in hotels after a residence hall pipe burst and the building has no heat or hot water. 1,000 Attend Funeral for Young Woman Found in Hotel Freezer By Associated Press • Oct 2, 2017 Chicago Tribune About 1,000 people attended the funeral of a young woman whose body was found last month inside a suburban Chicago hotel freezer. NIU removes Bibles from campus hotel By Associated Press • Nov 24, 2015 Bibles can no longer be found in the rooms of Northern Illinois University's campus hotel after a secular group complained it had no place in nightstands.