CHICAGO (AP)–A convicted serial rapist serving an 80-year-prison sentence has been charged with first-degree murder in the 1981 stabbing death of a Chicago woman.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP)–Bill Cosby’s two shows next April at a theater in Champaign have been canceled in the wake of allegations the famed comedian sexually assaulted women.
BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP)–School officials in areas of southern Illinois say they’re preparing for a grand jury decision regarding the shooting of an unarmed black 18-year-old in suburban St. Louis.
WATERLOO, Ill. (AP)–Police in southern Illinois are investigating after 140 frozen turkeys were stolen from a locked refrigerated trailer outside a meat market the week before Thanksgiving.
CHICAGO (AP)–Attorney General Lisa Madigan says her office will immediately appeal a judge’s ruling that a law to fix Illinois’ worst-in-the-nation state pension shortfall is unconstitutional.
CHICAGO (AP)–President Barack Obama is scheduled to visit the Chicago area next week to detail his expansive executive action aimed at keeping roughly 5 million immigrants in the U.S. illegally from deportation.
Carl Sandburg College is hosting a two-day men’s and women’s basketball tournament.