COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Jack Johnson scored the winner in the ninth round of a shootout and Sergei Bobrovsky stopped 39 shots in regulation and eight in the tiebreaker to give the Columbus Blue Jackets a 3-2 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on Saturday night.
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — A southwestern Illinois woman who helped decorate the White House for Christmas says the experience was on her bucket list for years.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois doctoral student is spending the holidays in West Antarctica for a research trip.
CHICAGO (AP) — The mother of a slain Chicago teenager spoke at his funeral, urging other parents to stand up for their children.
LEWISTOWN, Ill. (AP) — A west-central Illinois man has been sentenced to 180 days in the Fulton County Jail for helping steal $74,000 worth of cattle.
PINCKNEYVILLE, Ill. (AP) — A prison in southern Illinois is on partial lockdown while awaiting test results for two inmates who may have chickenpox.