BURLINGTON, Iowa (AP) — State, Des Moines County and Burlington agencies are investigating what’s being called the suspicious death of a 22-day-old baby at his parents’ mobile home north of Burlington.
EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Northwestern University is planning a memorial service for U.S. journalist James Foley, who was slain by Islamic State militants.
CHICAGO (AP) — A second round of enrollment under President Barack Obama’s health care law is underway. Saturday marks the start of the open enrollment season for people buying private health policies on the health law’s marketplace, HealthCare.gov.
URBANA, Ill. (AP) — Champaign County authorities have charged a maintenance man for an Urbana apartment complex with sexually assaulting a girl who often visited the building.
PEORIA HEIGHTS, Ill. (AP) — Peoria County authorities say a 13-year-old boy on a bicycle has been struck and killed by a pickup truck.
JACKSONVILLE, Ill. (AP) — A 17-year-old central Illinois girl who authorities say left her newborn son in a dumpster could face an adult sentence if convicted of attempted murder.
GENEVA, Ill. (AP) — Kane County prosecutors say they want to use a former Elgin deputy police chief’s prior bad acts against him if he is tried on misconduct charges.
CHICAGO (AP) — University of Illinois Chairman Christopher Kennedy says he plans to leave the school’s board of trustees when his term ends in January.
CHICAGO (AP) — University of Illinois officials say 1970s-era radical James Kilgore can again be hired to teach at the school.
Knox men’s head basketball coach Kevin Walden is in his third year at the helm. He’s in the midst of rebuilding with a very young team.
The Knox Prairie Fire open their basketball season Saturday, November 15 against Concordia University of Chicago. They’ll have a busy weekend to start as they’ll also play Webster University of St. Louis on Sunday afternoon. Coach Walden has hit the recruiting trail hard and has added size and depth to his young roster. We talked with Coach Walden on the WGIL Morning News.