KANKAKEE, Ill. (AP) — A convicted murderer awaiting sentencing has escaped from a jail in eastern Illinois after overpowering a guard and taking his keys, uniform and SUV.
JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — Four northeastern Illinois teenagers face child pornography charges after posting a video of themselves having a sexual encounter.
MURPHYSBORO, Ill. (AP) — Continued repairs to an aging southern Illinois courthouse have some elected leaders hoping for a federal historic designation that could make it easier to pay for the building’s preservation.
ST. CHARLES, Ill. (AP) — An Elgin man has been sentenced to 37 years in prison for sexually assaulting a child he knew. Armando Vega was sentenced Monday by Kane County Associate Circuit Judge Clint Hull.
CHICAGO (AP) — A partnership with Walgreens is reducing pharmaceutical waste at Chicago’s Shedd Aquarium. At the same time, it’s ensuring veterinarians can quickly get everything from drops to settle a baby sea otter’s gassy stomach to