ST. LOUIS (AP) — Wet, cool conditions across much of Illinois have put farmers behind schedule in bringing their corn in from the fields, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said.
MARION, Ill. (AP) — A trial has been scheduled for early next year for a southern Illinois man accused of killing his 3-month-old son.
ELGIN, Ill. (AP) — An Elgin man is in intensive care after an explosion blew out the walls and windows of his house, fire officials said.
BENTON, Ill. (AP) — A man accused of fatally stabbing two southern Illinois bank workers and critically wounding a third during a botched robbery has been scheduled for another federal court appearance.
CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago man accused of sexually assaulting his ex-girlfriend and injuring a university police officer who tried to help her has been ordered held on $800,000 bond.
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Public School students read 2.7 million books this summer as part of Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s Readers Summer Learning Challenge, officials announced Monday.
WHEATON, Ill. (AP) — The DuPage Health Department on Monday announced the county’s first reported human case of West Nile virus this year.
AURORA, Ill. (AP) — A judge has sentenced a suburban Chicago man for embezzling nearly $50,000 from a Catholic high school and spending the money to gamble, as well as to fund trips to Las Vegas and Atlantic City, Kane County state’s attorney’s office said Monday.
ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) — A northern Illinois woman was sentenced Monday to four years of probation in the starvation death of her 7-month-old son.