CHICAGO (AP) — A purported leader of the Traveling Vice Lords street gang was sentenced Thursday to 35 years in prison for drug trafficking, with a federal judge also factoring into her sentence that the defendant likely murdered a Chicago police officer and a woman in 2008.
GIRARD, Ill. (AP) — Classes resumed Thursday at a Springfield-area school two days after a carbon monoxide leak sickened more than 140 students and adults.
NAPERVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Two 21-year-old college students who died earlier this summer drowned when a car they were riding in went into a Naperville quarry, according to DuPage County Coroner’s Office officials.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A Sangamon County judge on Thursday rejected the Republican Party’s attempt to have a Libertarian candidate for Illinois governor struck from the Nov. 4 ballot.
DOWNS, Ill. (AP) — A Pennsylvania company has asked McLean County for a special use permit to drill for oil and gas, according to county officials and documents.
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — A jury has found a Bellevue man guilty of sexually assaulting two women and holding them and a man at knife point.
HIGHLAND, Ill. (AP) — The Highland teachers union and school board were set to meet Thursday to hammer out a three-year contract agreement that could end an ongoing teacher strike.
MASCOUTAH, Ill. (AP) — An Air Force base in southwestern Illinois has been named one of 10 finalists for a newly created installation and mission support center.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Selected Illinois waterways will open ahead of the regular trout season for catch-and-release fly fishing, the Department of Natural Resources announced Wednesday.