QUINCY, Il. (AP) — The father of a 12-year-old Quincy, Illinois boy killed in a weekend shooting says his son was mistakenly targeted for wearing a hooded sweatshirt similar to one worn by a bar fight participant.
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KANKAKEE, Ill. (AP) — A convicted murderer awaiting sentencing has escaped from a jail in eastern Illinois after overpowering a guard and taking his keys, uniform and SUV.
BENTON, Ill. (AP) — A southern Illinois man accused of fatally shooting his wife in the back of the head has pleaded guilty to two counts of first-degree murder.
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police say a 9-month-old girl is dead after a relative cut her throat with a power saw.
CHICAGO (AP) — A man charged with killing a restaurant employee during a robbery fled from a Chicago courtroom but didn’t get far.
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — A former Baptist missionary serving 80 years in prison for killing his wife has had parental rights revoked.
BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) — A southern Illinois judge has ordered a suspect in the killing of an 85-year-old woman held in a state psychiatric hospital to see if he can become mentally fit for trial.
WOODSTOCK, Ill. (AP) — Court documents show attorneys plan to use an insanity defense for a man accused of killing a Northern Illinois woman last year.
HALIFAX, Nova Scotia (AP) — Two people accused of plotting to open fire in a Halifax shopping mall have been brought to court.