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CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago woman involved in a beating of a mentally disabled teen that was shown on Facebook Live has been sentenced to three years in prison. Twenty-five-year-old Tanishia Covington learned her sentence Friday after pleading guilty to a hate crime, intimidation...
PINCKNEYVILLE, Ill. (AP) — A southern Illinois man whose murder conviction was vacated has been sentenced to 26 years for home invasion in connection with the 2010 slaying of a 15-year-old girl. Robbie Mueller learned his sentence Friday in Perry County Circuit Court. The...
CHICAGO (AP) — Divers have rescued a motorist from Lake Michigan after the person drove off the Navy Pier in Chicago. The Chicago Police and Fire Departments say the car went into the lake about 5:30 p.m. Friday. Fire department divers pulled the driver out of the water about an...
Here's a look at how AP's general news coverage is shaping up in Illinois at 6 p.m. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP-Chicago bureau at 312-781-0500 or chifax@ap.org . Ken Kusmer is on the desk. A reminder this information is not for...
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois officials say they delivered personal data involving more than 4,000 people to incorrect addresses. A statement Friday indicated that 4,136 clients of the Departments of Human Services or Healthcare and Family Services Friday have been notified...
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois Commerce Commission has approved an order requiring utilities including to pass along their federal tax overhaul savings to customers. The order approved Thursday requires each utility to credit consumers with the estimated savings beginning with...
MACKINAW, Ill. (AP) — Authorities say a central Illinois man has died in an officer-involved shooting. Tazewell County Chief Deputy Jeff Lower tells WEEK-TV that officers went to a house in rural Mackinaw Friday morning in response to a call of a possibly suicidal subject with a...
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Here's a look at how AP's general news coverage is shaping up in Illinois at 1:30 p.m. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP-Chicago bureau at 312-781-0500 or chifax@ap.org . Caryn Rousseau is on the desk, followed by Ken Kusmer. A reminder...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Bojan Bogdanovic scored 30 points, leading the Indiana Pacers back from a 17-point halftime...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Bojan Bogdanovic scored 30 points, leading the Indiana Pacers back from a 17-point halftime...
CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago woman involved in a beating of a mentally disabled teen that was shown on Facebook Live...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Thousands of marijuana enthusiasts simultaneously exhaled a giant cloud of smoke that rose...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Thousands of marijuana enthusiasts simultaneously exhaled a giant cloud of smoke that rose...
PINCKNEYVILLE, Ill. (AP) — A southern Illinois man whose murder conviction was vacated has been sentenced to 26...