PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Police say four men have stolen at least $23,000 worth of designer jeans and leather jackets from a Peoria store in a span of two minutes.
CHICAGO (AP) — An Illinois state official’s holiday shopping list highlights hazardous toys, children’s items and household products recalled in the past year.
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago is set to light this year’s Christmas tree in downtown’s Daley Plaza.
The GHS Silver Streaks girls beat the Alleman Pioneers 54-48 for the Western Big Six opener, making them 1-0 in the Western Big Six conference. After the Thanksgiving tournament and the opener, the girls sit at 5-0 for the season so far. This bodes very well for the girls this season. The Streaks will play again Saturday against Peoria Christian with the pre-game set to get going at around 6:10 and the tip-off set for 6:30. There will be a boys basketball game following that at 8:00 against Pekin in the boys’ Thanksgiving Tournament. Be sure to catch the girls play by play with Tom Meredith and Erik Gibson and the boys with Brad Benewitz and Jim Lee on 1400am WGIL or WGIL.com.
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CHICAGO (AP) — About 200 protesters are gathered outside the Chicago Police Department’s headquarters ahead of an announcement in the Ferguson, Missouri, police shooting case.
The Knox County Coroner has confirmed to WGIL one person was killed in a multi-car accident today on I-74 West. Details about the crash are still limited. As soon as we have more information we will bring that to you. The identity of the person killed is being withheld pending notification of the family.
One week after the area girls’ hoopsters got their start, the high school boys basketball teams will hit the court tonight.
CHICAGO (AP) — Federal authorities arrested a one-time owner of the now-defunct Chicago Rush for alleged fraud in the operation and purchase of the arena football team.