MARION, Ill. (AP) — Three former employees of southern Illinois’ Williamson County have been charged in connection with the disappearance of thousands of dollars from the circuit clerk’s office, Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan’s office said.
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.