BURLINGTON, Iowa (AP) — The family of a man fatally shot by a Van Buren County sheriff’s deputy two years ago has filed a lawsuit that claims the deputy used excessive force.
AURORA, Ill. (AP) — The head of the Federal Aviation Administration plans to visit a Chicago-area communications center that was sabotaged by a fire, shutting down Chicago’s two international airports.
FRANKLIN GROVE, Ill. (AP) — Bison are returning to a grassland habitat in northern Illinois.
BENTON, Ill. (AP) — A Chicago man who federal prosecutors accuse of mailing threats to Southern Illinois University’s Carbondale campus will remain jailed at least a few more days.
CHICAGO (AP) — Tightrope walker Nik Wallenda says he’ll wear a blindfold next month when he crosses from one Chicago high-rise building to another.
ELKHART, Ill. (AP) — Residents in central Illinois are worried that a proposed expansion of a coal-waste storage facility might affect the quality of their air and water.
BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois-based Air Mobility Command has led 10 missions to Africa in support of a multinational operation aiming to contain the spread of Ebola.
ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) — A federal judge has ruled that former officers representing the company that submitted a failed Rosemont casino bid owe creditors $272 million.
WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — Schools are closed for a second day in the Chicago suburb of Waukegan as a teachers’ strike continues.
ROCK ISLAND, Ill. (AP) — A Rock Island man has been sentenced to life in prison for two armed bank robberies of about $37,000.