WASHINGTON, Ill. (AP) — Residents of central and southern Illinois and elected officials are marking the one-year anniversary of deadly tornadoes that left more than a half a dozen people dead and destroyed numerous buildings.
CHICAGO (AP) — Services for former Chicago Mayor Jane Byrne — the city’s first and only female mayor — will be at a church on the city’s North Side.
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (AP) — An autopsy is scheduled for an Illinois State University student found dead in his dorm room.
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (AP) — Bloomington police have arrested a man in connection to a fatal shooting at an apartment complex.
CHICAGO (AP) — Authorities have charged a Chicago man with felony fleeing who they say caused a wreck that led to a woman’s hand being amputated.
CHICAGO (AP) — A knock on the door will begin the process in which a bishop will become the new spiritual leaders of more than 2 million Catholics in one of the largest archdioceses in the United States.
WASHINGTON, Ill. (AP) — Officials say most of the buildings that were damaged or destroyed one year ago when a deadly tornado tore through the central Illinois community of Washington will be rebuilt by the end of 2014.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A Republican lawmaker from southwestern Illinois is pushing a plan to allow betting on old races as a way to boost the horse racing industry.
WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — A former Marine facing the death penalty in Virginia after being convicted in the 2009 slaying of a Navy sailor has been returned to Illinois to stand trial in the 2005 stabbing deaths of two young girls.