BETTENDORF, Iowa (AP) — Authorities are warning recreational boaters on the Mississippi River to remain vigilant amid the ongoing construction of a new Interstate 74 span linking Iowa and Illinois.
CHICAGO (AP) — A judge has ordered R&B singer R. Kelly to be transferred from Chicago to New York City for an Aug. 2 hearing on federal sex charges.
CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago-area hospital says it regrets sending bills to the family of a baby boy who died about seven weeks after attackers cut him from his mother's womb.
MIDLOTHIAN, Ill. (AP) — Authorities say a 9-year-old boy was injured by debris after two rides collided at a church festival in suburban Chicago.
CLEVELAND (AP) — The head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has announced a $2 million grant program to clean up the shorelines and waters of the Great Lakes.
CHICAGO (AP) — The University of Chicago has received a $25 million donation from an unnamed benefactor to support the financial aid program for international students.
CHICAGO (AP) — U.S. states and Canadian provinces in the Great Lakes region are looking for ways to cooperate on preventing Asian carp from reaching Lake Michigan.
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Police Board on Thursday fired four police officers for allegedly covering up a white officer's 2014 fatal shooting of black teenager Laquan McDonald.
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — A former University of Illinois doctoral student was spared the death penalty Thursday and sentenced to life in prison for kidnapping and killing a 26-year-old scholar from China. Her parents, disappointed he was not sentenced to death, publicly begged for the killer to r…
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke fatally shot Laquan McDonald in 2014. He was convicted in October of second-degree murder and 16 counts of aggravated battery — one for each bullet the white officer fired at the black 17-year-old. Judge Vincent Gaughan sentenced Van Dyke …
CHICAGO (AP) — U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport have released three detained children who are U.S. citizens and traveling with an adult deemed "inadmissible."
CHICAGO (AP) — A mother and daughter accused of cutting the baby from a Chicago woman's womb are now also charged with murder in the baby's death.
CHICAGO (AP) — Attorneys for neighbors of a suburban Chicago medical equipment cleaning plant are criticizing an agreement between the state of Illinois and the plant's owner.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — More bankers surveyed in parts of 10 Plains and Western states say President Donald Trump's trade skirmishes are having a negative effect on their local economies.
CHICAGO (AP) — A suburban Chicago gas station clerk has been fired after a video posted on social media appeared to show him telling Hispanic customers to "go back to their country."
So far this week, an anticipated nationwide sweep has not materialized at the expected magnitude. Yet the mere prospect of such action has prompted legions of pastors, rabbis and their congregations across the United States to stand ready to help vulnerable immigrants with offers of sanctuar…
Public housing officials in Chicago were planning wellbeing checks on residents as the heat and humidity are expected to mount to dangerous levels as part of a wave of sweltering weather covering a substantial portion of the U.S.
DEER GROVE, Ill. (AP) — An electrician in northwestern Illinois is dead after being electrocuted while working on an irrigation system in a farm field.