CHICAGO (AP) — About $5 million has been awarded to the family of a 37-year-old black man fatally shot nearly five years ago by a white Chicago police officer. The
HARVEY, Ill. (AP) — A 10-year old boy has been shot while sitting in a vehicle with his father in suburban Chicago. WLS-TV reports that
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Dubai’s government has told The Associated Press that singer R. Kelly has no planned concert and “has not been
HARRISBURG, Ill. (AP) — A stretch of road in southern Illinois is closed to allow snakes and amphibians the chance to migrate to their summer
URBANA, Ill. (AP) — In a story March 14 about student health insurance costs at the University of Illinois, The Associated Press erroneously reported the
PRINCETON, W.Va. (AP) — An Illinois truck driver has been sentenced to more than four years in jail in an interstate crash that killed a
URBANA, Ill. (AP) — The University of Illinois plans to hire hundreds of new faculty members at its three campuses as enrollment rises. The News-Gazette
JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — A suburban Chicago man has pleaded guilty to fatally striking a 55-year-old man in the head with a baseball bat. The
CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago federal appeals court has handed a defeat to one man’s legal battle to claim a WWII-era fighter plane he alleged
PEKIN, Ill. (AP) — The father of a man accused of killing four people at a Tennessee Waffle House is facing a weapons charge in
MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Mexican government is launching a plan to give Mexicans living in the United States a voice on national policy. The
The bill raises the legal age to buy tobacco products, electronic cigarettes and alternative nicotine products from 18 to 21 in Illinois.
HEJERE, Ethiopia (AP) — The Latest on the Ethiopian Airlines crash (all times local): 7:45 p.m. The French air accident investigation agency has released a
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ROCKFORD (WREX) – Some special guests dropped by Becca’s closet in Rockford on Saturday. Becca’s closet is a charity boutique that helps girls find their perfect
(NBC) – A cruise ship with engine problems sent a mayday call Saturday off the coast of Noway and began evacuating passengers. The Viking Sky
FREEPORT (WREX) – People affected by flooding in Freeport can find help with cleanup supplies this weekend. The American Red Cross of Northwest Illinois is
An off-duty Chicago Police officer has died after being shot early Saturday morning, according to CPD chief communications officer Anthony Guglielmi.
A new poll shows a majority of Americans favor stricter gun laws, and most believe schools and places of worship have become less safe over the last two decades.