CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois Sen. Mark Kirk is demanding criminal background checks on the unaccompanied children that have crossed the U.S. border with Mexico.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — One university of Illinois student is dead of an illness likely contracted in Brazil and another is missing in a separate incident in the country.
EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois university’s typo is getting national attention.
CHICAGO (AP) — Mayor Rahm Emanuel says he’ll work with the community to develop plans for the museum that “Star Wars” creator George Lucas intends to build in Chicago.
NEW YORK (AP) — Kraft is recalling Velveeta cheese from Walmart stores in as many as 12 states, mostly in the Midwest, because the cheese lacks the proper amount of preservatives.
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago-area home where Ferris Bueller’s friend Cameron famously “killed” his father’s prized Ferrari finally has a new owner.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — One of eight circus acrobats who plunged about 20 feet to the ground during a hair-hanging act says she’ll perform the stunt again.
HOUSTON (AP) — A second man who falsely claimed he was licensed to practice medicine in Texas has been sentenced to prison in a stem cell treatment scam.