JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — Brad Keselowski has won the opening race in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship, a victory that automatically advances him into the second round.
JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — Team Penske has partnered with Dick Johnson Racing to form a V8 Supercar team that Marcos Ambrose will drive for in 2015.
GIRARD, Ill. (AP) — About 60 middle school students were sent to Springfield-area hospitals Monday when they became ill due to a suspected carbon monoxide leak, school district and fire officials said.
DUNLAP, Ill. (AP) — A group of cricket enthusiasts is helping immigrants from India feel more at home in central Illinois.
CHICAGO (AP) — Patrol officers early Monday found the front windows shattered at the high-end Moncler store in Chicago’s Gold Coast neighborhood and several racks of coats stolen.
ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) — A Rockford man has died with multiple gunshot wounds after telling police he didn’t know who shot him, Rockford police said.
WHEELING, Ill. (AP) — An on-duty officer in a squad car has struck and killed a 20-year-old pedestrian in a northwestern Chicago suburb, Wheeling police said.