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  • 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
  • Illinois man gets 8 years in fatal DUI crash that killed teen

    URBANA (AP) — A Champaign County judge has sentenced a man to eight years in prison for causing a fatal car crash while he had a marijuana byproduct i ...
    Nov. 11, 2014 - 10:17 am
  • White House honors Chicago Shakespeare Theater for public schools program

    CHICAGO — First Lady Michelle Obama has presented the Chicago Shakespeare Theater with the prestigious National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Awar ...
    Nov. 11, 2014 - 10:00 am
  • Will County man accused of trying to rape 78-year-old woman

    JOLIET TOWNSHIP – Will County Sheriff’s police allege a man tried to rape a 78-year-old woman in her home earlier this month.
    Nov. 11, 2014 - 10:48 am
  • Joliet Township man charged with sex crime involving senior

    JOLIET TOWNSHIP – Will County Sheriff's police allege a man tried to rape a 78-year-old woman in her home earlier this month.
    Nov. 11, 2014 - 9:40 am
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