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  • Chicago's archbishop-to-be Blase Cupich won't politicize religion, faith

    LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill. — Chicago's newly appointed archbishop said Monday he will not politicize religion as other church leaders have done in the past.
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 10:59 am
  • Illinois high school students find history in Odell graveyard restoration

    ODELL, Ill. (AP) — When Pontiac Township High School teacher Paul Ritter was told seven headstones in St. Paul Catholic Cemetery in Odell were in need ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 10:53 am
  • Former Dixon comptroller who stole $54M from Illinois city argues pension shouldn't be part of restitution

    DIXON, Ill. (AP) — Former Dixon comptroller Rita Crundwell, who was convicted of stealing nearly $54 million from the northern Illinois city, has argu ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 10:49 am
  • Illinois State trooper's heated outburst at DeKalb checkpoint caught on video

    DeKALB – A local driver recorded an Illinois State trooper’s outburst when he questioned the authority of police to stop him at a roadside safety chec ...
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 12:07 pm
  • Quinn, Rauner differ over ‘common sense’ on guns

    CHICAGO – Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn and challenger Bruce Rauner both endorse what they call “common sense” in gun laws, but disagree over what that mean ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 11:40 pm
  • Pathologist in Quincy murder case's work at issue

    ST. LOUIS – A pathologist who failed to pinpoint why a former Illinois prosecutor's first wife died in 2006 has had her work discredited in other deat ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 11:37 pm
  • Illinois officials working on girl's burial

    WAUKEGAN – Illinois officials are working to bury an 11-year-old Waukegan girl who died after police said she was punched in the stomach.
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 11:36 pm
  • Illinois medical marijuana dispensary, cultivation center applications due Monday

    CHICAGO — Dozens of people who want to break into the medical marijuana business in Illinois lined up Monday to file their applications ahead of a 3 p ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 3:07 pm
  • Chicago Museum of Contemporary Art's David Bowie exhibit opens Tuesday

    CHICAGO — An art exhibition chronicling the five-decade career of musician David Bowie opens Tuesday at Chicago's Museum of Contemporary Art, the only ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 11:19 pm
  • Bellevue marks 200th birthday with 200-foot bratwurst

    BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Residents in the southwest Illinois city of Belleville celebrated its 200th birthday with a 200-foot bratwurst, complete with ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 11:01 am
  • Illinois governor race: Views of Libertarian candidate Chad Grimm

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Chad Grimm, a Libertarian on the November ballot for governor along with Democratic incumbent Pat Quinn and GOP businessman Bruce ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 10:56 am
  • Libertarian candidate Chad Grimm could help tip Illinois governor race

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — The Libertarian running for Illinois governor recognizes he has little chance of winning the November election, but he could play ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 10:52 am
  • Cook County investigating Dolton Animal Hospital after 4 dead dogs found at facility

    DOLTON, Ill. — A suburban Chicago animal hospital is under investigation after a police officer found four dead dogs at the facility, Cook County auth ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 9:54 am
  • 4 men held without bond in Chicago South Side boy's death

    CHICAGO — Four men charged last week in the death of a 9-year-old boy who was gunned down in a backyard after running from his Chicago home have been ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 9:51 am
  • Chicago Latinos optimistic about new archbishop

    CHICAGO – Catholic Latinos went to Mass on Sunday hopeful that the incoming archbishop of Chicago will continue to speak out for immigration reform an ...
    Sept. 21, 2014 - 11:33 pm
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