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DECATUR, Ill. (AP) — Macon County Sheriff Howard Buffett has become the latest inductee into Decatur, Illinois' Wall of Fame. The Herald & Review in Decatur reports Mayor Julie Moore Wolfe announced Buffett's selection on Tuesday. She called Buffett "a man of purpose" whose...
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Police will be patrolling the parking lots of Illinois shopping malls this holiday weekend to ticket people illegally parking in spaces reserved for people with disabilities. Secretary of State Jesse White says the patrols will start on the busy post-...
FULLERTON, Calif. (AP) — Miami, Northwestern and Utah are among the eight schools that will play in the 2018 Wooden Legacy men's college basketball tournament. Next year's field for the tournament to be played Nov. 22, 23 and 25 was announced Thursday. Miami won two of three...
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) — A Carbondale woman has been arrested in the stabbing death of her boyfriend. WSIL-TV reports that police were called to an apartment on South Marion Street early Thursday, where they found 55-year-old Reginal Gilispie suffering from a stab wound to his...
BALTIMORE (AP) — Joe Sherburne made five 3-pointers and scored 19 points, Arkel Lamar hit all five of his 3s and scored 17, and Maryland, Baltimore County beat Chicago State 84-73 on Thursday. The Retrievers were 14 of 30 from 3-point range and 18 of 30 at the free-throw line...
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 . Michael Tarm is on the desk. A reminder this information is not...
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — Outside linebacker Leonard Floyd was placed on injured reserve Thursday by the Chicago Bears, ending his season because of a knee injury. Floyd suffered a knee injury Sunday in a 27-24 loss at Soldier Field to the Detroit Lions. He was attempting to make...
VOLO, Ill. (AP) — There may be hope for the doomed replica of a historic McDonald's hamburger restaurant after all. Upon hearing that McDonald's plans to demolish its museum in the Chicago suburb of Des Plaines next month, the Volo Auto Museum in Lake County is exploring the...
AMHERST, S.D. (AP) — TransCanada Corp. says that the company has recovered more than 24,000 gallons of oil from the site of a pipeline leak discovered last week in South Dakota. The company said 24,450 gallons of oil had been recovered as of Wednesday. TransCanada's Keystone...
TOKYO (AP) — Japanese police are investigating eight men found on Japan's northern coast who say they are from...
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Marvin Bagley III said the Blue Devils knew they had to wake up for the second half against...
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Marvin Bagley III said the Blue Devils knew they had to wake up for the second half against...
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Philip Rivers and the Los Angeles Chargers are on the move. Dak Prescott and the Dallas...
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Philip Rivers and the Los Angeles Chargers are on the move. Dak Prescott and the Dallas...
NEW YORK (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. Maurice Hinchey, a veteran lawmaker known for pressing to protect the environment...