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CHICAGO (AP) — A 14-year-old Chicago boy who survived being shot last year has died following a weekend shooting. Police say Laquan Allen was on the sidewalk Saturday afternoon when a vehicle drove by and someone inside shot him. He died later at a local hospital. The Chicago...
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois state lawmakers are considering a proposal that could make Illinois the first state in the Midwest and the ninth nationally to legalize recreational pot. Two Chicago Democrats introduced legislation last week that would legalize small amounts of...
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Police dogs hurt on the job in the Champaign area will soon be able to get an ambulance ride to a hospital along with emergency care on the way there. The News-Gazette reports ( http://bit.ly/2n2h7BP ) that Arrow Ambulance and the University of Illinois...
OAK HARBOR, Ohio (AP) — The soaring costs of running aging nuclear power plants have speeded up closings of a handful of U.S. plants and could affect at least a dozen more. For the small towns that are home to the nation's 61 nuclear plants , each one has been the golden goose...
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Jonathan Marchessault scored his first career hat trick, James Reimer stopped 25 shots for his first shutout of the season and the Florida Panthers routed the Chicago Blackhawks 7-0 on Saturday night. Jonathan Huberdeau had a goal and three assists, and...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island's two U.S. senators are joining several fellow Democrats in calling for the visitor logs at the White House and other properties President Donald Trump frequents be released publicly. Sens. Sheldon Whitehouse and Jack Reed have introduced the...
ROCK ISLAND, Ill. (AP) — The Rock Island Arsenal is getting its first new housing development for military families since the 1960s. Ground was broken during a ceremony Friday for 71 new residences, a combination of single-family homes and duplexes. Col. Kenneth Tauke says the $...
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois agencies under Gov. Bruce Rauner have been told to decide whether vacant positions can be moved to Sangamon County as part of the process to fill the jobs. The State Journal-Register ( http://bit.ly/2mzUJmW ) reports the Department of Central...
GLEN ELLYN, Ill. (AP) — Authorities say a police officer rescued a woman by swimming out to her car submerged in a retention pond at a suburban Chicago community college. Glen Ellyn police say Officer Kevin Riggle was one of the first to arrive at the College of DuPage pond...
CHICAGO (AP) — A 14-year-old Chicago boy who survived being shot last year has died following a weekend shooting...
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois state lawmakers are considering a proposal that could make Illinois the first...
FORSYTH, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say a southern Missouri man told investigators he was either sleepwalking or...
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas lawmaker is proposing an expansion of the state's indecent exposure law in a...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The deal brokered by President Donald Trump to stem job losses at a Carrier Corp. factory in...
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran on Sunday sanctioned what it described as 15 American companies, alleging they support...