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  • Quinn signs Pace shoulder-riding program into law

    CHICAGO – Legislation that allows a suburban Chicago bus agency's vehicles to ride on the shoulders of a major roadway is now law.
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 12:01 am
  • Nicholas Sheley sentenced to 4 more life terms

    MORRISON – A man serving two life sentences for a pair of Illinois killings was sentenced Monday to four more.
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 12:01 am
  • Chicago judge sets $450,000 bond for Texas man

    CHICAGO – A Cook County judge has set bond at $450,000 for a Texas man who police say tried to run over an officer during an arrest attempt.
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 12:01 am
  • Illinois suspends medical license over prescribing

    CHICAGO – Illinois regulators have suspended the license of a Chicago psychiatrist who allegedly prescribed a risky drug to thousands of Medicare and ...
    Aug. 11, 2014 - 4:18 pm
  • Arrest in theft of Illinois hospital laughing gas

    PEORIA — A 33-year-old central Illinois man has been charged in connection with the theft of laughing gas from the hospital where he worked.
    Aug. 11, 2014 - 11:17 am
  • Illinois man injured watching demolition derby

    MILLEDGEVILLE – Authorities in northwestern Illinois say a man was injured while watching the Carroll County Fair demolition derby.
    Aug. 11, 2014 - 8:33 am
  • Illinois lieutenant governor candidates play different roles in campaigns

    CHICAGO – The candidates for Illinois lieutenant governor don’t just differ on policy issues, the Democratic former school executive and Republican co ...
    Aug. 10, 2014 - 11:38 pm
  • Toxic algae unlikely in Illinois drinking water

    SPRINGFIELD – producing algae that tainted drinking water around Toledo, Ohio, last week isn't likely to pose a similar problem in Illinois, but state ...
    Aug. 10, 2014 - 11:16 pm
  • Illinois governor signs into law 'Sign and Drive'

    CHICAGO – Gov. Pat Quinn has signed legislation ending the practice of posting a driver's license as security after certain traffic citations, meaning ...
    Aug. 10, 2014 - 11:17 pm
  • Quincy house fire kills man, 1-year-old son

    QUINCY – Authorities in western Illinois' Quincy say a weekend fire has killed a father and his toddler son.
    Aug. 10, 2014 - 11:16 pm
  • Lake Michigan search for missing boater suspended

    CHICAGO – The Coast Guard says it has suspended its Lake Michigan search near Chicago for a man they say went missing after falling overboard from a d ...
    Aug. 10, 2014 - 11:16 pm
  • Illinois to hold 3 town halls on medical marijuana plans

    CHICAGO – As Illinois' new medical marijuana program gets underway, potential patients, growers and retailers have questions. State officials plan to ...
    Aug. 9, 2014 - 10:09 pm
  • Illinois landfill to appeal ban on PCBs, gas waste

    CLINTON – The owners of a central Illinois landfill that sits over a major drinking water aquifer are planning to appeal a ban on the disposal of cert ...
    Aug. 9, 2014 - 10:08 pm
  • Bridges key piece to toting big soybean harvest

    STOCKLAND – A no-frills concrete bridge on the edge of Stockland represents just the kind of headache the nation's soybean farmers hope a multimillion ...
    Aug. 9, 2014 - 10:04 pm
  • Car crashes into bedroom of Urbana home

    URBANA – An Urbana man has been arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence after he crashed his car through the wall of a home.
    Aug. 9, 2014 - 9:45 am
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