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WHEATON, Ill. (AP) — A suburban Chicago woman charged in a murder-for-hire case will live with her parents in Georgia while she awaits trial. Tina Jones of Des Plaines is accused of going online and using bitcoin currency to hire someone to kill the wife of a man with whom she...
CLEVELAND (AP) — Indians relief ace Andrew Miller has left a game against the Chicago Cubs with left hamstring tightness. Miller relieved Trevor Bauer with Cleveland leading 3-1 in the seventh inning Wednesday night. The left-hander fell behind 2-0 to Anthony Rizzo then grabbed...
ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill. (AP) — A suburban Chicago man has been sentenced to 16 years in prison for his sixteenth conviction on driving under the influence charges. Cristopher Clingingsmith of Rolling Meadows was sentenced Wednesday after pleading guilty to aggravated DUI. In...
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Majority Whip Steve Scalise has returned to the Capitol after another surgery stemming from last year's congressional baseball shooting, and he is eager to hit the campaign trail for the GOP majority. The Louisiana Republican told reporters he's anxious...
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Police are investigating the apparent theft of thousands of dollars from the collection plate at Holy Name Cathedral. Archdiocese of Chicago spokeswoman Anne Maselli says in an email that officials investigating a "shortfall in offertory collections"...
CHICAGO (AP) — Slugger Jose Abreu has left the Chicago White Sox's game against the Seattle Mariners because of flu-like symptoms. The 2014 AL Rookie of the Year popped out in the first inning and hit a fly to left in the third on Wednesday. He was replaced at first base by Matt...
JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — An apparent gang-related shootout in Joliet ended with a 2-year-old boy shot in the leg and his parents facing criminal charges. Joliet Police tell the (Joliet) Herald News that the shootout happened Tuesday evening. They say Vanessa Casilla told police that...
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Latest on a possible gun dealer-licensing veto override vote in the General Assembly (all times local): 1:10 p.m. The Senate sponsor of a measure requiring state licensing of gun dealers says he won't call for a veto override vote unless he's sure it...
CHICAGO (AP) — Authorities say a man has died in custody while awaiting trial on murder charges in a 2016 Chicago apartment building fire that killed three children and an adult. Cook County Sheriff's Office chief policy officer Cara Smith tells the Chicago Tribune that 53-year-...
PHOENIX (AP) — The only two black members of the Arizona Legislature were formally chastised for speaking out...
NEW YORK (AP) — As Uma Thurman rose from her chair during a poetry tribute at Lincoln Center, she turned and bowed...
WHEATON, Ill. (AP) — A suburban Chicago woman charged in a murder-for-hire case will live with her parents in...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Wednesday defended President Donald Trump's right to pardon...
PHOENIX (AP) — The only two black members of the Arizona Legislature were formally chastised for speaking out...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Cardinals center fielder Tommy Pham was removed from St. Louis' game against the New York Mets on...