SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Law enforcement officers in Springfield say a drug suspect arrested this week had barricaded himself inside his home behind a door reinforced with iron bars, windows covered with plywood and a back door rigged to deliver an electric shock.
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WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — A suburban Chicago grade school teacher is wanted on allegations he sexually assaulted a girl.
DECATUR, Ill. (AP) — Two men have been sentenced to 30-year prison terms after they pleaded guilty to a felony home invasion in Decatur last year.
QUINCY, Ill. (AP) — A Quincy police detective’s decision to take another look at an unexplained death led to a first-degree murder charge this week against a former prosecutor and one-time University of Illinois football standout.
CHICAGO (AP) — A 30-year-old Chicagoan faces federal charges for allegedly bilking nearly 300 Chinese of $160 million, including by assuring them their investments would secure them U.S. residency permits.
A man from central Illinois is pleading not guilty in Knox County to charges accusing him of having some expensive drugs on him when he got off an Amtrak train almost a month ago.
CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago man has been found guilty of cutting his neighbor’s ear and fingers with a chain saw after the two men argued about money.
CHICAGO (AP) — Three people were charged with murder in the shooting death of man outside a Chicago nightclub.
CHICAGO (AP) — Three suburban Chicago residents have been indicted on charges that allege they stole hundreds of thousands of dollars from a group that coordinates organ and tissue donations.