SAN DIEGO (AP) — Chicago has been eliminated from contention to host the next America’s Cup, leaving San Diego and Bermuda to fight for the right to hold the final rounds of sailing’s marquee regatta.
When you head out to the cemetery to visit a lost friend or family member, bringing flowers or trinkets to mark the grave is customary.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Mississippi River is starting to go down in most places, but flood problems persist for a few unprotected communities.
CHICAGO (AP) — Gov. Pat Quinn has signed legislation aimed at allowing adoptees and birth family members to learn more about their family histories.
CHICAGO (AP) — Authorities say a woman was shot to death while driving on the Dan Ryan Expressway on Chicago’s South Side.
OREGON, Ill. (AP) — Repairs on the historic Black Hawk Statue in northern Illinois are pending approval from two state agencies.
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — About 40 members of the Illinois Air National Guard have returned home after serving in southwestern Asia.
CHICAGO (AP) — A new annual licensing fee for hospitals that’s taking effect in Illinois will finally fund a system for reporting medical errors that was established by state law back in 2005.
ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) — A body pulled from the Rock River in Rockford has been identified as a man missing since a Fourth of July weekend boating accident.
QUINCY, Ill. (AP) — A game that combines elements of pingpong and tennis is getting a boost in the western Illinois city of Quincy.