EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Northwestern vowed this would be a rebound season, a chance to re-establish itself after struggling down the stretch last year.
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — A Peoria man was arrested after authorities said he drove his truck into the Illinois River and then swam away to avoid officers.
CHICAGO (AP) — Amid signals that Illinois’ pension overhaul could be found unconstitutional, Gov. Pat Quinn argued Friday that it makes no sense to develop a contingency plan.
DECATUR, Ill. (AP) — A central Illinois man was sentenced Friday to 50 years in prison after admitting he killed a 2-year-old boy by slamming him against a wall after the child would not stop jumping on a bed.
DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) — The police chief of Davenport, Iowa, will leave his position to become police chief in Overland Park, Kansas, Davenport officials announced Friday.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Prosecutors in central Illinois have charged a man in connection with the discovery of a Decatur woman’s body in a shed.