MOUNT VERNON, Ill. (AP) — A southern Illinois has been sentenced to 40 years in prison after admitting his role in the beating and stabbing death of his 84-year-old adoptive grandmother.
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago’s new infectious disease network has mobilized for the first time, transferring two O’Hare International Airport travelers from Liberia to hospitals for monitoring.
CHICAGO (AP) — A federal judge has ordered a court-appointed monitor to investigate hiring at Gov. Pat Quinn’s Department of Transportation.
QUINCY, Ill. (AP) — The Adams County coroner has identified a body pulled from the Mississippi River as a barge worker who went missing two weeks ago.
CHICAGO (AP) — Democratic U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin and Republican state Sen. Jim Oberweis are set to meet for the first debate of the U.S. Senate race.
WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — Waukegan Public Schools students will be out of class another day as negotiations between the district and the teachers union continue.
DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa farmer says someone has stolen about $18,000 worth of soybeans from 18 acres on his farm in Illinois.
ARTHUR, Ill. (AP) — Douglas County authorities say at least one person has been hospitalized and a horse has been fatally injured after a crash involving a buggy and two other vehicles.
URBANA, Ill. (AP) — A central Illinois man has pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting a girl in 2007.
WASHINGTON, Ill. (AP) — Police have arrested a man who they say wore a gorilla mask to rob a Washington gas station at knifepoint.