SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A Bloomington man serving life in prison in the 2008 slayings of two brothers will be allowed to seek a lesser sentence.
HENNEPIN, Ill. (AP) — The Putnam County Board will meet on Saturday to consider appointing a new state’s attorney.
MORRISON, Ill. (AP) — Authorities say a woman appears to have died of hypothermia after being released from a jail in northwestern Illinois.
CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago man has been charged with battery to a police officer while protesting a grand jury decision not to charge a Ferguson, Missouri, police officer in the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown.
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — The Peoria City Council has voted to approve a $3 million loan for the development of a new youth sports complex.
WHEATON, Ill. (AP) — A 42-year-old South Elgin man has been sentenced to four years in prison for what prosecutors call a “road rage” shooting.
ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) — An audit of the Rockford School District’s financial results for the 2014 fiscal year has revealed an $8.8 million deficit.
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Archbishop Blase Cupich is praising President Barack Obama’s executive action on immigration. But he says the church must continue to push for comprehensive reform for all.
CHICAGO (AP) — Gov. Pat Quinn has granted 126 clemency petitions including one connected to a wrongful conviction case where five men were imprisoned for at least a decade.
ALTON, Ill. (AP) — Firefighters have rescued four boa constrictors from a Southern Illinois house fire.