DETROIT (AP) — Calvin Johnson caught 11 passes for 146 yards with a pair of first-half touchdowns, and the Detroit Lions boosted their postseason hopes with a 34-17 victory over the Chicago Bears on Thursday.
DETROIT (AP) — Chicago Bears safety Chris Conte left Thursday’s game against the Detroit Lions in the first quarter with an eye injury.
CHICAGO (AP) — A well-known Chicago civil rights attorney wants to get into the medical marijuana business and, if successful, is pledging to donate half of the earnings to support education.
CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois’ portion of the historic Route 66 is getting a high-tech upgrade with the installation of a network of electric vehicle charging stations.
ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) — Businesses that sell firewood say they’re selling out fast.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A Bloomington man serving life in prison in the 2008 slayings of two brothers will be allowed to seek a lesser sentence.
HENNEPIN, Ill. (AP) — The Putnam County Board will meet on Saturday to consider appointing a new state’s attorney.