CHICAGO (AP) – Organizers of Chicago’s Humana Rock `n’ Roll Marathon series have canceled one of its three weekend races due to concerns about high temperatures.
ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. (AP) – An alligator that eluded capture for days in a Chicago lagoon is settling in its new home in Florida.
CHICAGO (AP) – A judge has ordered R&B singer R. Kelly to be transferred from Chicago to New York City for an Aug. 2 hearing on federal sex charges.
CHICAGO (AP) – Lawyers for Jussie Smollett have filed motions contending that because the “Empire” TV actor was a victim a judge should reverse his appointment of a special prosecutor.
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) – Illinois authorities have said the remains of a slain 26-year-old scholar from China may never be found despite a vow from prosecutors this week that the search will continue.
WHEATON, Ill. (AP) – A former state lawmaker and candidate for Illinois governor Jeanne Ives is seeking the Republican nomination for a suburban Chicago congressional district.
MIDLOTHIAN, Ill. (AP) – Authorities say a 9-year-old boy was injured by debris after two rides collided at a church festival in suburban Chicago.
CHICAGO (AP) – The University of Chicago has received a $25 million donation from an unnamed benefactor to support the financial aid program for international students.
CHICAGO (AP) – The Chicago Police Board has fired four police officers for covering up a white officer’s 2014 fatal shooting of black teenager Laquan McDonald.
CHICAGO (AP) – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport have released three detained children who are U.S. citizens and traveling with an adult deemed “inadmissible.”
DEER GROVE, Ill. (AP) – An electrician in northwestern Illinois is dead after being electrocuted while working on an irrigation system in a farm field.
CHICAGO (AP) – A mother and daughter accused of cutting the baby from a Chicago woman’s womb are now also charged with murder in the baby’s death.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) – Two sisters have been charged with stealing thousands of dollars from a group that represents Illinois private colleges in the capital.
CHICAGO (AP) – A suburban Chicago gas station clerk has been fired after a video posted on social media appeared to show him telling Hispanic customers to “go back to their country.”
CHICAGO (AP) – Fire officials say five people were rescued from Lake Michigan after their boat crashed into a break wall near Chicago’s Maggie Daley Park.
CHICAGO (AP) – A Chicago woman has been charged with murder in the alleged abuse death of her young daughter.
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) – The Latest on the sentencing in scholar’s slaying (all times local):
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) – The Latest on the sentencing deliberations in scholar’s slaying (all times local):
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) – Jurors are set to resume deliberations on whether an ex-University of Illinois doctoral student deserves the death penalty for slaying a 26-year-old scholar from China.
CHICAGO (AP) – The operator of a closed suburban Chicago plant where medical instruments were sterilized with a cancer-causing chemical has reached an agreement with the state of Illinois that will allow the plant to reopen.
CHICAGO (AP) – A recently paroled armed robber is being held without bond in the stabbing death of a man aboard a Chicago Transit Authority train.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) – Illinois transportation officials are warning drivers throughout the state to watch for road blowouts during the intense heat.
CHICAGO (AP) – Fighting federal child sex crime charges is already proving to be a different experience for R. Kelly than when the R&B singer successfully fought child pornography charges in state court years ago.
CHICAGO (AP) – A Kentucky man has been sentenced to 5 ½ years in federal prison for selling a gun that was used to kill a 15-year-old Chicago boy.
CHICAGO (AP) – Five sites in Chicago will be reviewed as possible locations for a casino.
CHICAGO (AP) – The Illinois State Rifle Association is challenging a law requiring more oversight for firearms dealers.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) – Ed Reisch, the last family member to operate Reisch Brewing in Springfield, has died at age 100.
CHICAGO (AP) – A recently paroled armed robber has been charged in the stabbing death of man aboard a Chicago Transit Authority train.
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) – An Illinois man who was a host of a TV show about hunting has pleaded guilty in a poaching investigation.
WARRENSBURG, Ill. (AP) – Investigators have searched land in central Illinois for any remains of a woman who disappeared in Florida in 1992.
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) – The Latest on the sentencing in the slaying of a visiting Chinese scholar (all times local):
CHICAGO (AP) – Officials with Chicago’s Shedd Aquarium say a Beluga whale calf born less than two weeks ago is male.
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) – Prosecutors and defense attorneys are delivering final arguments to jurors on whether a former University of Illinois doctoral student should be sentenced to death for killing a young scholar from China.
CHICAGO (AP) – Planned Parenthood of Illinois has announced it will stop accepting federal funds because of a new Trump administration rule barring family planning clinics from referring women for abortions.
EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) – A former southern Illinois assistant public defender who is accused of practicing law without a license is facing new charges for writing bad checks.
CHICAGO (AP) – Chicago’s inspector general says probes by the city’s newly formed police oversight agency were compromised by an investigator who had relatives and friends, all police officers, under investigation.
CHICAGO (AP) – The Rev. Jesse Jackson is urging President Donald Trump to pardon former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich for his corruption crimes.
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) – Testimony has wrapped up in the penalty phase of the trial of a former University of Illinois doctoral student convicted of killing a scholar from China.
DECATUR, Ill. (AP) – Fishermen with a net are removing thousands of Asian carp from Lake Decatur dam in central Illinois.
CHICAGO (AP) – State and federal authorities are investigating the deaths of dozens of barn swallows outside a water plant in Chicago.
CHICAGO (AP) – The Latest on the charges against singer R. Kelly (all times local):
CHICAGO (AP) – The Latest on alligator captured in a lagoon in a Chicago public park (all times local):
CHICAGO (AP) – R&B singer R. Kelly is expected to appear in a Chicago federal courtroom on charges that he recruited girls and women to have illegal sex with him and then covered up the crimes by
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) – Illinois Gov. J.D. Pritzker is urging residents to report flood damage to their county’s emergency management agencies. He says such action will increase the likelihood the state will qualify for federal disaster aid.
MACOMB, Ill. (AP) – Officials say a federal grant will help bolster Western Illinois University’s research on the state’s bobcat population.
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) – The sister of a former University of Illinois student convicted of killing a Chinese scholar told a jury deciding whether he should be executed that he was a “very gentle person” who never
CHICAGO (AP) – The father of a pregnant Chicago postal worker says police have hit a “brick wall,” and he’s urging the public to share any information about his daughter’s disappearance last fall.
CHICAGO (AP) – A federal court hearing for R&B singer R. Kelly has been pushed back a day and will instead be held Tuesday when the singer was expected to be arraigned.
CHICAGO (AP) – An expert from Florida has been summoned to Chicago to help authorities catch an elusive alligator in a public lagoon.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) – An Illinois woman checked her mail and learned about a man’s travels in Hong Kong. But Kim Draper doesn’t know the man – and the postcard is 26 years old.