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  • Computers down at all Illinois DMVs

    CHICAGO – A computer outage has affected all of the 138 motor vehicle facilities in Illinois.Secreta ...
    Nov. 12, 2014 - 2:31 pm
  • Joshua Miner sentenced to life in Joliet Hickory Street murders

    JOLIET - It was already determined Joshua Miner would receive a life sentence for the murders of Eric Glover Jr. and Terrance Rankins.
    Nov. 12, 2014 - 12:49 pm
  • Amtrak offers extra trains for Thanksgiving from Chicago, St. Louis, Quincy

    CHICAGO (AP) — Amtrak will run extra trains in Illinois on Nov. 30 to help customers get home after feasting at Grandma's house.
    Nov. 12, 2014 - 9:52 am
  • Off-duty Chicago officer critically shot in domestic dispute, police say

    CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police say an off-duty officer and her daughter have been shot during a domestic dispute involving the daughter's boyfriend.
    Nov. 12, 2014 - 9:44 am
  • Man found fatally shot in burning car in East St. Louis, coroner says

    EAST ST. LOUIS (AP) — Investigators say a man whose body was found in the trunk of a burning car in East St. Louis had been shot twice and died from t ...
    Nov. 12, 2014 - 9:40 am
  • Northern Illinois temperatures fall 32 degrees

    CHICAGO — Temperatures have fallen by 32 degrees in northern Illinois from a high Tuesday of 58 to a low of 26 degrees on Wednesday morning.
    Nov. 12, 2014 - 9:38 am
  • Honeywell nuclear plant in Metropolis misclassified leak

    METROPOLIS (AP) — A federal regulatory agency says Honeywell didn't recognize that the leak of a potentially hazardous gas at its Metropolis plant las ...
    Nov. 12, 2014 - 9:36 am
  • Illinois State Police repairing leaky roof over evidence room

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois State Police are fixing a leaky roof over an evidence room in a building near their downtown Springfield headquarter ...
    Nov. 12, 2014 - 9:34 am
  • Harrah's Joliet sees revenue, admissions increase

    JOLIET – Revenue and admissions were up slightly at Harrah's Casino in Joliet last month compared to last year, according to the latest figures from t ...
    Nov. 12, 2014 - 8:53 am
  • Incoming Chicago archbishop urged to address abuse

    CHICAGO – A prominent lawyer for victims of sexual abuse urged the incoming Roman Catholic archbishop of Chicago to address the festering issue quickl ...
    Nov. 11, 2014 - 11:40 pm
  • Quinn, Rauner attend Chicago Veterans Day event

    CHICAGO – An event honoring a Chicago alderman who was awarded three Purple Hearts and a Bronze Star drew the state’s top elected officials on Tuesday ...
    Nov. 11, 2014 - 11:40 pm
  • Harriet Rees House, a 3-story Chicago mansion, being moved to new site

    CHICAGO — An 1888 Chicago mansion is on the move.Crews on Tuesday began slowly moving the three-stor ...
    Nov. 11, 2014 - 5:57 pm
  • Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn, Bruce Rauner attend Chicago Veterans Day event

    CHICAGO — An event honoring a Chicago alderman who was awarded three Purple Hearts and a Bronze Star drew the state's top elected officials on Tuesday ...
    Nov. 11, 2014 - 5:56 pm
  • Illinois' Abner Mikva to receive Presidential Medal of Freedom

    CHICAGO — A longtime federal judge and five-term Democratic congressman from Illinois has been selected to receive the highest honor granted to Americ ...
    Nov. 11, 2014 - 5:53 pm
  • Illinois treasurer trying to reunite veterans with military medals from unclaimed safe-deposit boxes

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Illinois Treasurer Dan Rutherford says his office is trying to reunite veterans and their families with lost military medals, ribb ...
    Nov. 11, 2014 - 11:10 am
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