OTTAWA, Ill. (AP) — A Ladd man has been sentenced to four years in prison after stealing sterling silverware and checks from a man who lay dead in his house for at least a month.
ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration has opened an investigation into a UPS plane’s emergency landing at the Rockford airport after it reported hydraulic system trouble.
ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) — A jury has found a 71-year-old Rockford man guilty of sexually abusing a child in 2007.
EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP) — A Missouri man who robbed a Chili’s restaurant with a BB gun has been sentenced to nearly five years in federal prison.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois program to help women become outdoors enthusiasts will celebrate its 20th anniversary this month.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Two Illinois lawmakers on Thursday pushed for a hike in traffic and other fines to raise money for police body cameras and dashboard cameras in the wake of the fatal shooting of an unarmed 18-year-old by an officer in Ferguson, Missouri.
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Flags flew at half-staff and ceremonies were held Thursday cross Illinois to commemorate the thirteenth anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks.
Conditional use for land in Knox County has been approved by the Knox County Board.
OAKWOOD HILLS, Ill. (AP) — Leaders of the northern Illinois village of Oakwood Hills were scrambling Thursday to fill voids caused by the resignation of three officials in the wake of strong opposition by residents to a proposed natural gas-fired power plant.
CHICAGO (AP) — A federal judge in Chicago sentenced a Mexican citizen Thursday to 40 years in prison on child pornography charges after a prosecutor told of how the 36-year-old had emotionally “scarred” two girls he abused and videotaped.