RANTOUL, Ill. (AP)–A 35-year-old foster parent from Rantoul is facing a first-degree murder charge for the death of a 7-week-old in his care.
PEKIN, Ill. (AP)–A central Illinois man was sentenced to 55 years in prison after he pleaded guilty to kidnapping and killing his estranged wife.
SAVOY, Ill. (AP)–Authorities say a worker at a farm chemical company died after his fertilizer truck was struck by an Amtrak train in the east-central Illinois community of Savoy.
EVANSTON, Ill. (AP)–Northwestern football players are expected to vote on whether to form the nation’s first college athletic union.
CHICAGO (AP)–A judge will decide whether to heed prosecutors’ request that three protesters accused of plotting Molotov cocktail attacks at a 2012 NATO summit in Chicago serve more than a decade in prison.
SKOKIE, Ill. (AP)–Rides on historic commuter train cars will be part of the Chicago Transit Authority’s celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Yellow Line, also known as the Skokie Swift.
It’s not easy running a not-for-profit, especially when the economic climate is not so hot.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Gov. Pat Quinn’s administration says when questions arose about political hiring, officials evaluated already-filled jobs to ensure they were positions for which an applicant’s political loyalty could be considered.
CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago man is charged with criminal transmission of HIV for allegedly failing to tell his ex-girlfriend he had the disease and giving her the virus.
FREEPORT, Ill. (AP) — A Freeport man has pleaded not guilty in his ex-girlfriend’s shooting death.