KARNAK — Barely three hours after he left Harrisburg, Mark North’s bicycle whirred into the Cache River Wetlands Center’s parking lot near Kar…
Seven people shot on an expressway in the Chicago area last year died, and at least 65 others were wounded. Of the 128 shootings in 2020, only 12 resulted in an arrest and charge.
WASHINGTON (AP) — With a burst of executive orders, President Joe Biden served notice Thursday that America's war on COVID-19 is under new command, promising an anxious nation progress to reduce infections and lift the siege it has endured for nearly a year.
The parents honored the trooper by giving their newborn his middle name.
Rivian announced another $2.65 billion in funding Tuesday, as the electric truck manufacturer gears up for its June launch.
After coming to the United States five years ago to complete a master’s degree program, Aditya Singh said goodbye to his friends in California on Oct. 19 and boarded a Chicago-bound flight from Los Angeles to begin his journey home to India.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Richard Branson's Virgin Orbit reached space on Sunday, eight months after the first demonstration flight of its air-launched rocket system failed, the company said.
Earlier this week, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced that, as of Tuesday, January 26, all air passengers ages two an…
GENEVA (AP) — The World Health Organization's emergencies chief said Friday that the impact of new variants of COVID-19 in places like Britain, South Africa and Brazil remains to be seen, citing human behavior for some recent rises in infection counts.
Airlines and airports say they are stepping up security before next week's presidential inauguration, with Delta and other major airlines saying they will prohibit passengers flying to the Washington area from putting guns in checked bags.
Alton tourism bureau unveils a new eagle “mobile passport” that encourages self-guided birdwatching tours.
DETROIT (AP) — The number of people killed on the nation's highways rose 4.6% in the first nine months of 2020 despite coronavirus lockdowns that curtailed driving early in the year.
The winter months have been a struggle this year, — more so than any time in recent recollection.
In May, Allegiant Air plans to begin to offer nonstop service between the Peoria and Denver international airports. Allegiant also is to introduce a nonstop route between Peoria and Sarasota, Florida, and bring back seasonal service between Peoria and Nashville, Tennessee.
CLAIM: Videos show Capitol rioters who were removed from flights because they are on the federal no-fly list.
Sarah Gray, 45, of Peoria, went missing Thursday while kayaking on the Illinois River. She was found dead Friday morning by the Peoria Fire Department dive team, south of Detweiller Park.
Tessa Thompson got hit by "a big monster truck" on New Year's Eve (12.31.20) but wasn't injured.
The release of video from an officer's body camera showing a woman on the ground after being struck by a police SUV marks the second time in less than a month that Chicago police video dating back to 2019 has been made public after the city fought to keep it private.
With face masks required plus social distancing and other safety measures in place, drivers services facilities in Illinois will reopen for in-person business this week, Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White said.
An Indiana woman said she climbed Mount Rushmore at night because she knows it’s not allowed, according to a report by a park ranger.
A man in British Columbia, Canada, is starting the new year with hundreds of dollars in fines after police officials said he touched his taxi driver's face and refused to wear a face mask inside the car.
In an era when most Americans have become truck drivers, the Genesis is a reassuring nod to tradition — a full-size luxury sedan that’s comfortable, quiet, capable and possessing a unique air equal to its station. It’s the type of car that American automakers once built but no longer do. Thankfully, Genesis does, even if Detroit won’t. $72,950