PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Farming claimed the lives of 21 people in Illinois from July 2013 through June, nearly double the number of deaths during the same period a year earlier, according to Bloomington-based Country Financial.
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ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) — A Rockford man has died with multiple gunshot wounds after telling police he didn’t know who shot him, Rockford police said.
WHEELING, Ill. (AP) — An on-duty officer in a squad car has struck and killed a 20-year-old pedestrian in a northwestern Chicago suburb, Wheeling police said.
TAMAROA, Ill. (AP) — A Tamaroa man died when he fell 33 feet in a backyard zip-lining accident, Perry County authorities said.
CHICAGO (AP) — Investigators were unable to pinpoint the cause of a Chicago apartment fire that killed four children, although it likely was caused “by a human hand,” fire officials said Tuesday.
CHICAGO (AP) — Four children were killed early Monday in a fire on Chicago’s South Side and their mother and her boyfriend were critically injured, Chicago Fire Department spokesman Larry Langford said.
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois man has been sentenced to two life terms plus 30 years in prison for a Peoria house fire that killed four people, including a 2-year-old boy.
GRANITE CITY, Ill. (AP) — Funeral services are set for a southwestern Illinois bicyclist who police say was hit and killed by a vehicle that fled the scene.
CHICAGO (AP) — A woman walking along a Chicago street with a friend was killed when she was struck by masonry that fell from a landmark church.
STREATOR, Ill. (AP) — LaSalle County authorities say at least one person has died after a house explosion in north-central Illinois.