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  • 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 - 11:15 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
  • Illinois posts marijuana patient application forms

    CHICAGO – Illinois inched forward on the medical marijuana program application process Friday for patients and caregivers by posting the official form ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 11:59 pm
  • Ryan calls for solutions-based GOP comeback

    CHICAGO – Rep. Paul Ryan told the nation's most active Republicans on Friday that criticism of President Barack Obama alone is insufficient to fuel a ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 11:59 pm
  • Illinois governor hopefuls launch new accusations

    CHICAGO – Gov. Pat Quinn on Friday accused Republican rival Bruce Rauner of dodging responsibility for another business dealing he called "very troubl ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 11:58 pm
  • Family of SIU student who died sues Carbondale

    CARBONDALE – The family of a 19-year-old Southern Illinois University student found dead near the school in February has filed a lawsuit against the c ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 8:46 am
  • Missing 3-year-old found safe in Illinois cornfield

    ALTAMONT – A south-central Illinois 3-year-old has been found safe in a cornfield after a nearly three-hour search.
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 8:45 am
  • Feds: Slain marshal's ex-fiancee bilked charity

    EAST ST. LOUIS – The former fiancee of a U.S. marshal gunned who was killed during a 2011 house raid drained thousands of dollars in proceeds from a c ...
    Aug. 7, 2014 - 11:38 pm
  • Durbin, Quinn ask Amtrak to consider adding trains

    CHICAGO – Illinois’ top two Democrats are asking Amtrak to study the feasibility of adding trains along the Chicago-to-Carbondale route.
    Aug. 7, 2014 - 11:38 pm
  • 5th person dies after Illinois highway crash

    MAYWOOD – Officials said an Urbana man involved in a semi-truck crash outside Chicago has died, bringing the accident’s death toll to five.
    Aug. 7, 2014 - 11:38 pm
  • Chicago gang leader arrested, prosecutors say

    CHICAGO – Authorities said Thursday they had arrested a man they described as a patriarch of a Chicago street-gang faction along with dozens of other ...
    Aug. 7, 2014 - 11:37 pm
  • RNC to approve post-2012 goals, not immigration

    CHICAGO – Republicans are enthusiastic about wrapping up their year of sweeping party rule changes aimed at making the work of picking a candidate for ...
    Aug. 7, 2014 - 11:36 pm
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