WHEATON, Ill. (AP) — Authorities say bond is set at $5 million for an Indiana man who allegedly broke into a suburban Chicago home and sexually assaulted and stabbed a 26-year-old woman.
FOUNTAIN GREEN, Ill. (AP) — History buffs in Hancock County hope to increase awareness of six area cemeteries where more than two dozen relatives of Abraham Lincoln are buried.
NEOGA, Ill. (AP) — Authorities in eastern Illinois are investigating the death of an infant who drowned in a bathtub last week.
HOMER GLEN, Ill. (AP) — Will County officials say there have been 14 confirmed cases of wildlife rabies this year and they’re warning that the number could rise with peak bat season.
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago authorities say one person is dead and two are injured after a morning shooting on the city’s South Side.
Chicago police spokeswoman Janel Sedevic says preliminary evidence shows that the three men were outside when shots were fired around 9 a.m. on Wednesday.
CHESTER, Ill. (AP) — A southern Illinois judge closed the start of a pretrial hearing for convicted murder Drew Peterson in a murder-for-hire case to consider whether prosecutors can submit certain evidence of his past conduct.
CHICAGO (AP) — Roosevelt University will present a photo exhibit this fall featuring images of protest movements in Chicago from the 1940s to the 1970s.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois officials have confirmed two deaths from West Nile virus this year. Health officials say the deaths are a reminder that the mosquito-borne virus can cause serious illness.
URBANA, Ill. (AP) — A University of Illinois index of the state’s economy remained steady in August in spite of volatile U.S. and international stock markets.
JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — Illinois parolees and people on probation are getting a chance to apply for jobs, have a health screening and obtain a driver’s license.