CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) — Southern Illinois University has received a collection of books belonging to the late inventor and designer R. Buckminster Fuller, who also taught at the school....
ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) — Community leaders, residents and elected officials in Illinois are working to keep a nuclear energy company from closing its plant.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Two Illinois men who pleaded guilty to a 2017 bombing of a Minnesota mosque testified that the group's alleged ringleader recruited them for an unspecified job and didn't...
MORRIS, Ill. (AP) — At a busy intersection in this small Illinois town, Lynn Vermillion smiles at passing drivers who honk their support for the colorful posters she and friends wave: “Save Our...
CARLINVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Four men died when a small plane crashed into a southern Illinois farm field, authorities said Monday.
The single-engine Piper PA28 crashed about 3:45 p.m. Sunday...
MORRIS, Ill. (AP) — A man described described as a “model inmate” escaped Saturday from a county jail outside Chicago while helping deliver meals, authorities said.
EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Sonya Morris’ short jumper in the final minute lifted No. 16 DePaul to a 70-68 victory over Northwestern on Sunday, handing the Wildcats their first loss and giving Doug...
MORRIS, Ill. (AP) — A Cook County sheriff's deputy helping a motorist on a northern Illinois street was killed when the stalled vehicle was struck by another vehicle.
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — A woman has filed a lawsuit alleging an Illinois hospital paid her $2,000 to have an abortion after she was mistakenly administered a drug that could cause birth...
BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. (AP) — Victor Rodriguez and Jordan Morris each had first-half goals and Seattle scored the opening three goals before holding off the Chicago Fire 4-2 on Saturday for the...
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Hoping to scare Muslims into leaving the U.S., members of an Illinois militia group rented a truck and drove more than 500 miles (805 kilometers) to bomb a Minnesota mosque, two men admitted Thursday.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Latest on federal court hearings for two men charged in the 2017 bombing of a Minnesota mosque (all times local):
A Muslim leader in Minnesota are calling for life in prison for two men who admitted bombing a mosque.
MORRIS, Ill. (AP) — A northeastern Illinois coroner's office has exhumed the body of woman found dead in 1976 for a forensic analysis that could help identify her.
The Grundy County Coroner's office says the body was exhumed Tuesday from an unmarked grave at a Braceville cemetery.
Deputy Coroner Brandon Johnson says advances in modern forensic science and technology could help identify the woman.
ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) — Two Illinois youth football coaches are facing felony charges after police say a fight broke out between coaches and parents following a game and one coach displayed a gun.
Forty-three-year-old Terrance Morris and 39-year-old Devorah Clark, both of Indiana, were being held Sunday in the Winnebago County Jail.
Police say Morris and Clark are coaches for the Calumet City Thunderbolts. The team played the Rockford Renegades Saturday afternoon in Rockford.
CHICAGO (AP) — Relatives of an Illinois man who earned a Purple Heart in Vietnam have received the medal years after it was found in a safe deposit box at a bank that closed.
Private First Class Phillip Morris of Harvey received his Purple Heart Medal after being wounded in 1966. He received an honorable discharge in 1970 and returned to Harvey. Morris died in 1997.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A carjacking suspect is hospitalized in critical condition after apparently shooting himself at the end of a police chase that began in St. Louis County and ended in Illinois.
Police say a woman in north St. Louis County had her car stolen at gunpoint around 1:30 a.m. Monday. Officers spotted the vehicle and a chase went into Illinois, where Granite City officers disabled the stolen car with spike strips.
CHARLESTON, Ill. (AP) — Here are Saturday's results in the class A boys state track and field meet at Eastern Illinois:
IHSA BOYS TRACK & FIELD STATE MEET RESULTS O'Brien Stadium, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL
URBANA, Ill. (AP) — Federal prosecutors will try four men on a weapons charge in Illinois before three of the defendants stand trial in a mosque bombing case in Minnesota.
URBANA, Ill. (AP) — A federal grand jury in central Illinois has indicted three men suspected of bombing a Minnesota mosque on a charge of possessing a machine gun. A fourth man not linked to the bombing was also indicted.
CHICAGO (AP) — A suburban Chicago woman who has crusaded against gambling for decades has won $25,000 by playing a sweepstakes game at a gambling cafe.
Kathy Gilroy, 68, told the Chicago Tribune that while it's ironic she won the sweepstakes, the distinction is that she didn't spend her own money to gamble.
MORRIS, Ill. (AP) — There is a winner of a nearly $1.6 million Illinois VFW raffle that was delayed after it was discovered to be technically illegal.
Morris VFW bar manager Shanna Ramsey says the winner of Monday's Queen of Hearts drawing was Kevin Repsel of LaSalle. Ramsey told the Chicago Tribune Repsel, who takes home $1.1 million, was not present for the drawing.
HARRISBURG, Ill. (AP) — There has been another postponement of the sentencing of a southern Illinois doctor convicted of attempting to kidnap the Saline County prosecutor.
Brian Burns of Harrisburg was to be sentenced Tuesday for his attempt to kidnap former State's Attorney Mike Henshaw, who was prosecuting him for on murder charges in the March 2016 death of Carla Burns.
HARRISBURG, Ill. (AP) — A 2018 trial date has been set for a southern Illinois physician charged with killing his estranged wife and then burning her body and spreading the ashes to cover it up.
The Southern Illinoisan reports (http://bit.ly/2r0Bt3O ) Brian Burns of Harrisburg appeared in court Friday. Judge Walden Morris set his trial for Jan. 17 on two counts of murder and one count of concealment.
JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — Visitation and a funeral are planned Friday for a 1½-year-old girl who was found dead in a northern Illinois home after going missing.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The impressive depth of No. 25 Wichita State has never been more evident than Tuesday night, when little-used seniors John Robert Simon and Zach Bush checked into their final home game.
The Shockers were already on their way to a 109-83 blitz of Evansville, their 11th consecutive win and one that moves them to the brink of another Missouri Valley title. But the largest cheers were reserved for when Simon and Bush began pouring in shots in the closing minutes.