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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A report says frequent denials of payment for substance-abuse and mental-health services in Illinois are creating barriers to treatment despite an ongoing opioid crisis. The State Journal-Register reports nonprofit The Kennedy Forum Illinois released the...
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Researchers will use grant money to study Sangamon County neighborhoods to determine those with high levels of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. The (Springfield) State Journal-Register reports that researchers hope to have results from...
CHICAGO (AP) — A new exhibit at Chicago's Shedd Aquarium highlights the growing risks marine debris is posing for ocean and freshwater animals. The aquarium on Saturday unveiled 10 giant sculptures of sea life made entirely from plastic bottles, straws and other trash that...
CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago man was arrested after he allegedly pointed a gun at a city boot worker he believed was looking at the license plate of his car. The Chicago Tribune reports that 36-year-old Lemuel Johns is charged with aggravated assault with a firearm. The incident...
PEKIN, Ill. (AP) — Skeletal remains found this summer near a central Illinois home have been identified as belonging to 13-year-old Robert Bee Jr. who had been missing since last year. The Pekin Daily Times reports that findings of the Illinois State Police Forensic Laboratory's...
PEKIN, Ill. (AP) — Skeletal remains found this summer near a central Illinois home have been identified as belonging to 13-year-old Robert Bee Jr. who had been missing since last year. The Pekin Daily Times reports that findings of the Illinois State Police Forensic Laboratory's...
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Riley Ferguson threw two touchdown passes, Tony Pollard returned a kickoff 100 yards into the end zone, and Memphis continued to roll with a 44-31 victory over Southern Illinois on Saturday night. The Tigers improve to 3-0 after upsetting then-No. 25 UCLA...
CHARLESTON, Ill. (AP) — Scotty Gilkey threw two touchdown passes to Alexander Hollins and ran for another score to help Eastern Illinois beat Southeast Missouri State 19-16 Saturday night in the Ohio Valley Conference opener for both teams. Gilkey completed 9 of 20 for 142 yards...
CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — San McGuire threw for three touchdowns and caught a pass for another to lead Western Illinois to a 52-10 victory over Coastal Carolina on Saturday night. WIU (3-0) scored the game's first touchdown after Isaiah LeSure, on a double reverse, threw a pass that...
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the sports world reacting to President Donald Trump's remarks about pro football (...
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the sports world reacting to President Donald Trump's remarks about pro football (...
SOMERSET, N.J. (AP) — Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says a Republican tax overhaul plan expected to come out...
SOMERSET, N.J. (AP) — Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says a Republican tax overhaul plan expected to come out...
COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh (AP) — The massive exodus of Rohingya Muslims fleeing Myanmar to escape brutal persecution...
The owners of the Baltimore Ravens, the Super Bowl champion New England Patriots and other teams on Sunday joined...