CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — One university of Illinois student is dead of an illness likely contracted in Brazil and another is missing in a separate incident in the country.
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Peoria is poised to embark on a sister-city relationship with Jwaneng, Botswana.
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. (AP) — Nearly 400 people gathered in a suburban Chicago church to honor the father and son killed last week at a hospital in Afghanistan.
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has nixed a proposal by the City Council to show solidary with Ukraine over Russia’s occupation of Crimea.
CHICAGO (AP) — Federal officials say 17 people have been charged in connection with an international ATM fraud scheme.
CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago City Council committee plans to hear testimony about suspending Chicago’s sister city relationship with Moscow.
CHICAGO (AP) — Former Illinois Congressman Mel Reynolds says he’s in hiding after being deported from Zimbabwe for allegedly staying in the country with an expired visa.
ARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Lawyers for former U.S. Rep. Mel Reynolds say he was deported to the U.S. after a paying a fine for violating Zimbabwe’s immigration laws.