The Galesburg VFW Post has received a special gift with the anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks in mind.
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Two replicas of ships sailed by Christopher Columbus on his way to the New World in 1492 docked on the Peoria riverfront Thursday for a 10-day visit.
WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — A suburban Chicago judge ordered new evidence tests in the case of a woman serving a life sentence for killing the pregnant girlfriend of former Chicago Bears player Shaun Gayle in 2007.
CHICAGO (AP) — A western Illinois sheriff accused of cyberstalking and threatening a woman he met at a gym resigned from office Thursday and agreed to withdraw from the November ballot, Attorney General Lisa Madigan said.
DECATUR, Ill. (AP) — A trial date was set Thursday for the 23-year-old woman charged with helping her brother plan to kill several people in Harristown in 2011.
OTTAWA, Ill. (AP) — A Ladd man has been sentenced to four years in prison after stealing sterling silverware and checks from a man who lay dead in his house for at least a month.
ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration has opened an investigation into a UPS plane’s emergency landing at the Rockford airport after it reported hydraulic system trouble.
ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) — A jury has found a 71-year-old Rockford man guilty of sexually abusing a child in 2007.
EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP) — A Missouri man who robbed a Chili’s restaurant with a BB gun has been sentenced to nearly five years in federal prison.