OGLESBY, Ill. (AP) – Authorities say a man has died after falling almost 50 feet from an overhang at Starved Rock State Park.
DIXON, Ill. (AP) – One of two brothers charged in the 1983 death of a man whose body was found in a rural Illinois hog pen has pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter.
MARION, Ill. (AP) – Local officials have advanced a plan for a resort and casino on the site of a Southern Illinois winery.
ST. CHARLES, Ill. (AP) – A former suburban Chicago substitute teacher has been sentenced to 112 years in prison for repeatedly sexually assaulting a student.
CHICAGO (AP) – Urban farming has become more common in Chicago neighborhoods, and now lawmakers have begun pushing for stricter legislation.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) – The court system in Illinois will receive a $100,000 grant to expand access to the judicial process in Illinois.
CHICAGO (AP) – Chicago parents are leaning on family, friends and community groups with teachers in the nation’s third-largest school district on strike.
CHICAGO (AP) – Striking Chicago teachers have returned to the picket lines for a second day as union and city bargainers try to hammer out a contract in the nation’s third-largest school district.
CHICAGO (AP) – Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot says the city’s property taxes will be increased if her agenda isn’t addressed during the Illinois General Assembly’s fall veto session.
CHICAGO (AP) – Four relatives are charged with employing at least 18 undocumented workers at their suburban Chicago sheet-metal company.
CHICAGO (AP) – Chicago’s mayor says that the police superintendent told her that he had a couple of drinks with dinner the night he later pulled over his vehicle because he felt lightheaded and fell asleep.
CHICAGO (AP) – Chicago’s top police officer says his failure to take the proper blood pressure medication caused him to feel lightheaded as he drove home late at night this week.
CHICAGO (AP) – A new government report shows that two of Amtrak’s Illinois trains routes are among the worst-performing in the nation.
SCHAUMBURG, Ill. (AP) – A man accused of driving an SUV through a suburban Chicago shopping mall has been indicted on charges of terrorism and criminal damage to property.
CHICAGO (AP) – Chicago’s police oversight board has fired an officer who fatally shot two people – a teenager he said threatened him with a bat and a woman standing nearby.
CHICAGO (AP) – More than 300,000 Chicago students will miss another day of classes as contract talks between striking teachers and the school district remain at an impasse.
CHICAGO (AP) – Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson has asked the department to investigate his actions after he was found lying down in a car near his home.
CHICAGO (AP) – A Chicago elementary school principal who looked on as a security guard physically forced a fourth-grader out of the building on a cold day has retired.
CHICAGO (AP) – The family of a pregnant woman who was fatally hit by a truck in Chicago is suing the driver and his employer.
CHICAGO (AP) – Boxer Patrick Day has died four days after sustaining head injuries in a fight with Charles Conwell.
CHICAGO (AP) – Chicago teachers are set to go on strike after failing to reach a contract deal with the nation’s third-largest school district.
CHICAGO (AP) – Chicago’s inspector general says police department detectives conducted an “incompetent and incomplete” investigation into the suspicious death of an officer.
CHICAGO (AP) – The estate of the 5-year-old northern Illinois boy who was beaten to death and buried in a shallow grave this year has filed a lawsuit contending that two-state child welfare workers ignored clear signs
CHICAGO (AP) – Tens of thousands of schools may be contaminated with PCBs, toxic chemicals banned 40 years ago over concerns they could cause cancer and other illnesses.
CHICAGO (AP) – Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot is pushing two options for a Chicago casino. One calls for a casino owned by both the city and the state, the other calls for a privately-owned casino.
CHICAGO (AP) – Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s administration says it won’t sell state-owned land in a Chicago suburb to further development of a proposed combined race track and casino.
CHICAGO (AP) – A white Chicago police officer convicted of killing black teenager Laquan McDonald has resigned from the department.
CHICAGO (AP) – A 67-year-old woman with a history of sneaking onto flights is being held without bond for her latest attempt at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport.
CHICAGO (AP) – Authorities say they are proceeding with the extradition of a former Lithuanian judge and parliamentarian jailed in Chicago after the Supreme Court refused to hear her appeal. A Tuesday court filing by Chicago federal
CHICAGO (AP) – A federal judge in Chicago had joined three others nationwide in temporarily blocking President Donald Trump’s policy to deny green cards to many immigrants who use Medicaid, food stamps and other government benefits.
CICERO, Ill. (AP) – A man has been charged in connection with a bowling ball attack that left the victim in a coma.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) – Gov. J.B. Pritzker and first lady M.K. Pritzker reported $6.2 million in income last year and paid $216,000 in Illinois taxes.
NORMAL, Ill. (AP) – Thousands of people, including Gov. J.B. Pritzker, attended a weekend event showcasing prototypes of electric vehicles created by a startup in central Illinois.
CHICAGO (AP) – Southwest Airlines has evacuated a flight over a hydraulic issue that cropped up after landing at Chicago’s Midway International Airport.
OAK LAWN, Ill. (AP) – The village manager of a Chicago suburb is on paid leave as authorities investigate his involvement in a hit-and-run crash that critically injured a pedestrian.
CHICAGO (AP) – Chicago teachers are calling for district leaders to meet their demands on class sizes just days before a threatened strike that would affect thousands of students in the country’s third-largest school district.
CHICAGO (AP) – Chicago police say a 3-year-old boy has been shot in the head while sitting in a parked car with his mother and two other children.
CHICAGO (AP) – A Chicago man charged with gunning down five of his neighbors over the weekend is due in court.
JOLIET, Ill. (AP) – An agreement to save one of Joliet’s oldest homes from demolition is awaiting city council approval.
CHICAGO (AP) – A 67-year-old woman with a history of sneaking onto flights without a ticket will remain jailed after the latest incident in which police say she tried to get past security at O’Hare International Airport
CHICAGO (AP) – A fifth person has died from wounds suffered in a shooting at an apartment building on Chicago’s Northwest Side.
LITTLE ROCK TOWNSHIP, Ill. (AP) – A northern Illinois woman has been ticketed for driving her car into a hayride wagon carrying 14 adult passengers, injuring 11 of them.
CHICAGO (AP) – A proposed bill would require all CBD products sold in Illinois to meet testing requirements set by the state Department of Agriculture.
CHICAGO (AP) – The Illinois State Board of Education is investigating a former middle school principal who resigned after it was learned he was invested for sexual misconduct.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) – Illinois’ transportation chief is warning motorists to be alert for deer on roadways during their mating season.
ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) – A Rockford, Illinois manufacturer’s polymer 3D printer has been declared the globe’s largest by the Guinness Book of World Records.
LITTLE ROCK TOWNSHIP, Ill. (AP) – Authorities in northern Illinois say more than 10 people were injured after a car crashed into a hayride wagon being towed by a farm vehicle.
CHICAGO (AP) – Chicago police say five people were shot, four killed, at an apartment building on the city’s Northwest Side.
CHICAGO (AP) – A woman who has been arrested in or near airports dozens of times and sneaked onto planes without a ticket several times is back in custody after police say she tried to sneak through
CRYSTAL LAKE, Ill. (AP) – A 44-year-old northern Illinois man has been arrested on charges that he stole thousands of dollars from a youth baseball team in a league he once ran.