It doesn’t happen very often, but a judge has dropped a felony sexual assault case against a Galesburg man, accused of having contact with a mentally disabled woman.
ROCK ISLAND, Ill. (AP) — The former wife of a man charged with killing four people in a northwest Illinois apartment in 2008 says the two drove around in a pickup truck that had a cab thick with blood the day of the killings.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A state senator has introduced a proposal to place a statue of president Ronald Reagan on the state Capitol’s grounds in Springfield.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A Senate panel approved a plan requesting the Illinois Juvenile Justice Commission further study the practice of expunging some juvenile criminal records.
NORRIDGE, Ill. (AP) — Administrators at a suburban Chicago high school have had a change of heart after withholding diplomas from an entire class because some students defied instructions not to toss their caps in the air at graduation.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Several states from the Great Lakes region have teamed up to reduce invasive fish species that have grown in population in recent years.
CHICAGO (AP) — Five Illinois students have advanced to the semifinals in the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois Senate is expected to advance a 2015 budget as the Legislature moves closer to adjourning its spring session.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Sportsmen and women older than 75 would pay just $1 for hunting and fishing licenses under legislation the Illinois Senate has approved.