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  • Illinois readies for Affordable Care Act health insurance enrollment

    CHICAGO — Shopping for health insurance starts all over again Saturday as a second round of enrollment begins under President Barack Obama's health ca ...
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 10:43 pm
  • Northwestern University to memorialize James Foley, journalist slain by Islamic State

    EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Northwestern University is planning a memorial service for U.S. journalist James Foley, who was slain by Islamic State militants ...
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 9:52 am
  • 13-year-old boy on bike killed in Illinois, Peoria Heights police say

    PEORIA HEIGHTS (AP) — Peoria County authorities say a 13-year-old boy on a bicycle has been struck and killed by a pickup truck.
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 9:30 am
  • Illinois teen mother accused of leaving newborn baby in dumpster could face adult sentence

    JACKSONVILLE (AP) — A 17-year-old central Illinois girl who authorities say left her newborn son in a dumpster could face an adult sentence if convict ...
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 9:28 am
  • Chicago man gets 14 years for fatally shooting high school basketball star

    CHICAGO (AP) — A 22-year-old man has been sentenced to 14 years in prison for fatally shooting his friend in Chicago.
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 9:26 am
  • Urbana man charged with sexually assaulting young girl

    URBANA (AP) — Champaign County authorities have charged a maintenance man for an Urbana apartment complex with sexually assaulting a girl who often vi ...
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 9:23 am
  • Affordable Care Act health insurance in Illinois: 5 things to know

    CHICAGO — People whose jobs don't offer health benefits, self-employed entrepreneurs and young adults are among the Illinois residents who will start ...
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 9:19 am
  • Next Chicago archbishop, Blase Cupich, arrives in new hometown

    CHICAGO – Blase Cupich, the next archbishop of Chicago, arrived in his new hometown Thursday with little fanfare, wheeling his own carry-on bag.
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 12:06 am
  • Lawmakers want federal site named for Lane Evans

    SPRINGFIELD – A bipartisan effort by Illinois members of Congress is underway to name a federal building for the late U.S. Rep. Lane Evans.
    Nov. 13, 2014 - 11:58 pm
  • University of Illinois: End of tax increase would cut state money

    CHICAGO – A University of Illinois administrator told the board of trustees that the school could lose about $70 million in state funding if the state ...
    Nov. 13, 2014 - 11:58 pm
  • Schaumburg schnauzer poisoned by tainted treats

    ARLINGTON HEIGHTS – Schaumburg police are investigating after a dog was deliberately poisoned by tainted dog treats planted in its owner’s backyard.
    Nov. 13, 2014 - 11:57 pm
  • Illinois to hold auction of unclaimed property

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois treasurer’s office is organizing an online auction of unclaimed property that will include jewelry, gold and uncirculated C ...
    Nov. 13, 2014 - 11:56 pm
  • Lawsuit fights George Lucas' lakefront museum plan

    CHICAGO – Opponents of George Lucas’ plan to build a museum along Chicago’s lakefront filed a lawsuit Thursday to try to kill the project, calling it ...
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 12:03 am
  • Bruce Rauner meets with Illinois Democratic legislative leaders

    CHICAGO – After months of bashing top Illinois Democrats for their leadership, Republican Governor-elect Bruce Rauner met privately Thursday with Hous ...
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 12:00 am
  • Coal City garage fire causes $25,000 in damages

    COAL CITY - Coal City Fire Protection District responded to a structure fire at 2000 N. Island Drive in Goose Lake on Wednesday night just before 10 p ...
    Nov. 13, 2014 - 11:50 am
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