CHICAGO (AP) — Attorney General Eric Holder says he has no evidence of racial bias in the prosecution of Illinois state-grant fraud charges as his friend Dr. Eric Whitaker suggested last week.
ELGIN, Ill. (AP) — A former Illinois lawmaker who traded in child pornography has registered as a sex offender.
ALGONQUIN, Ill. (AP) — Several microbreweries in suburban Chicago are sharing grain left over from making beer with local farmers instead of throwing it away.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A new report from a prison watchdog group has found that moving about 1,000 female inmates from a now-closed prison in Dwight into a prison in Lincoln has exacerbated overcrowding and failed to generate meaningful cost savings.
BROOKFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Brookfield Zoo is welcoming a newborn bottlenose dolphin.
CHICAGO (AP) — The U.S. Postal Service is bracing for its yearly rush.
EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP) — A Missouri man faces up to 15 years in federal prison after being convicted of sending threatening letters while he was a prison inmate.
WONDER LAKE, Ill. (AP) — A Wonder Lake couple didn’t make it to the hospital before their baby was born, but a church ended up doing just fine.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Avid southwestern Illinois trapper Ken Staley for years has craved catching a more exotic prey: bobcats. And soon, he may get his chance.