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  • Cary man among 9 charged in fight at Northern Illinois University fraternity

    DeKALB – Video recorded with cellphones during a fight at a Northern Illinois University fraternity in September helped police identify who was involv ...
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 11:56 pm
  • Michelle Obama to campaign for Illinois Governor Pat Quinn

    CHICAGO — First lady Michelle Obama is set to attend a Chicago fundraiser and rally for Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn's re-election bid.
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 9:53 am
  • USDA: Illinois corn harvest bogged down by heavy rain

    SPRINGFIELD — The U.S. Department of Agriculture says wet weather has turned Illinois' corn harvest into a slog.
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 9:50 am
  • 2 Illinois nuns remembered after deaths in Oak Lawn traffic crash

    EVERGREEN PARK (AP) — Two nuns who died in an 11-vehicle suburban Chicago vehicle crash were remembered as women who wanted to care for the sick and s ...
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 9:36 am
  • Illinois judge refuses to drop murder charges in Russian roulette case

    BLOOMINGTON (AP) — A judge has denied lawyers' requests that he step aside in the trial of an Illinois teenager who prosecutors say fatally shot anoth ...
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 9:25 am
  • USDA: Soggy weather slows Illinois corn harvest

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture says wet weather has turned Illinois' corn harvest into a slog.
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 9:04 am
  • Michelle Obama expected to stump for Illinois gov

    CHICAGO (AP) — First lady Michelle Obama is scheduled to stump in Chicago for Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn's re-election bid.
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 7:47 am
  • Senator forms group to battle suburban heroin use

    CHICAGO (AP) — U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk has launched a task force he says will tackle surging incidents of heroin abuse in suburban Chicago.
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 7:46 am
  • Tree-killing beetle found in 14 more Ill. counties

    SPRINGFIELD – The state Agriculture Department said a beetle that's killed hundreds of millions of U.S. ash trees has spread to more Illinois counties ...
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 12:00 am
  • SIU warns of toxic algae in Carbondale campus lake

    CARBONDALE – Southern Illinois University is cautioning people and pets to avoid skin contact with water from the Carbondale campus' lake because of n ...
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 12:00 am
  • Illinois school district faces bias complaint

    SHOREWOOD – The U.S. Education Department is investigating claims of racial discrimination against a black student in a suburban Chicago school distri ...
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 12:00 am
  • Illinois considering raw milk regulations

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health has received hundreds of public comments about regulations it is considering for the processing ...
    Oct. 6, 2014 - 11:59 pm
  • Police: Illegal ginseng digging rising in Illinois

    LA SALLE – Illinois is seeing an increase in the number of arrests for illegally digging and harvesting ginseng this fall because the price of the roo ...
    Oct. 6, 2014 - 11:59 pm
  • Chicago's O'Hare, Midway airports seeing delays because of equipment problems

    CHICAGO – The Federal Aviation Administration reports that arrivals and departures at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport are being delayed because ...
    Oct. 6, 2014 - 11:46 pm
  • Delay in DNA processing pushes off start of Joliet murder trial

    JOLIET – A missing witness has been found, but further evidence testing will delay a murder trial again.
    Oct. 6, 2014 - 4:39 pm
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