MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Derek Jeter was a big hit from the start in his final All-Star game.
A Connecticut man can stand trial on charges of Aggravated Criminal Sexual Abuse stemming from an incident late last month involving a 14-year-old girl.
CHICAGO (AP) — Cardinal Francis George says the Archdiocese of Chicago wants to help care for the thousands of immigrant children gathering at the U.S. border with Mexico.
CHICAGO (AP) — Gov. Pat Quinn says Illinois will have the “strongest grant oversight” nationwide after widespread problems were identified with his 2010 anti-violence program.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The FBI offices in Springfield, Illinois, and St. Louis have new overseers.
CHICAGO (AP) — Microsoft Corp. says it has agreed to buy electricity from a new wind farm in Illinois for the next 20 years in an effort to reduce its carbon footprint.
CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois prosecutors are charging a Chicago man with a hate crime after they say he spat at and slapped a black female judge.
DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) — An attorney for an Iowa man charged with killing his pregnant wife says investigators rushed to judgment after discovering his client was trading sexual text messages with another woman.