PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Two Illinois brothers have pleaded guilty in what federal authorities say was a $6.1 million tax fraud scheme.
ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) — Rockford firefighters have rescued a 14-year-old boy who they found hiding in the basement under a sheet during a home fire.
ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) — Rockford police have arrested three women who they say broke into an apartment and beat two female residents with a pipe and other weapons.
PARK RIDGE, Ill. (AP) — Authorities in Cook County say they’ve arrested a suburban Chicago man who once worked as a tutor for middle school and high school students after finding he possessed more than 1,000 images of child pornography.
CHICAGO (AP) — The University of Illinois at Chicago is set to name its new chancellor.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The U.S. attorney overseeing public-corruption convictions of several black defendants in central Illinois in recent years says racial bias is not involved.
ST. CHARLES, Ill. (AP) — A former St. Charles man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for sexually assaulting a child.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A Chicago businessman and his wife were convicted of stealing $3.4 million of state money as part of a fraud scheme involving Illinois Department of Public Health grants.
DECATUR, Ill. (AP) — Jurors have found a 30-year-old central Illinois man guilty of first-degree murder in the death of his second cousin and the cousin’s wife in an execution-style shooting.