PEORIA, Ill. (AP) –A tire recycling program designed to clean up neighborhoods in Peoria was so popular volunteers had to turn people away after just two hours.
LACON, Ill. (AP) — Anyone interested in buying an old 80-foot steel and concrete bridge can get one in central Illinois’ Marshall County.
PEKIN, Ill. (AP) — Police say they have arrested a 27-year-old knife-wielding man who broke into his mother’s home in central Illinois and tied her up in an attempted robbery.
FREEPORT, Ill. (AP) — A public defender is seeking a psychiatric evaluation for a woman facing animal cruelty charges after dozens of dead cats and dogs were found in her rural northern Illinois home.
CHICAGO (AP) — Three Chicago-area universities are taking part in the research examining the health effects on an American astronaut spending a year in space.
MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Jorge Soler and Chris Coghlan each hit two-run homers, Starlin Castro and Anthony Rizzo also connected and the Chicago Cubs beat the rival White Sox 6-3 Friday.