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CHICAGO (AP) — High schools across Illinois are testing an approach that allows students to learn at their own pace, a concept introduced decades ago at the University of Chicago. The Chicago Tribune reports 10 districts statewide, including Chicago Public Schools, are part of a...
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police say officers responding to a domestic disturbance call shot a man who was attacking a woman. Sgt. Rocco Alioto says police received a 911 call around 5:40 a.m. for an attack occurring outside a home on the 7600 block of South Ada Street. Officers...
CHICAGO (AP) — Metra is reminding commuters that fares will increase Feb. 1 and some service will be reduced Feb. 5. It's the fourth straight year that the suburban Chicago commuter rail agency has raised fares. And Metra has warned that more increases could be coming. Officials...
CHICAGO (AP) — Thousands of people are expected to attend women's marches and rallies across Illinois as part of a national effort to mobilize women ahead of this year's elections. The biggest turnout Saturday is expected downtown Chicago, where politicians, activists and...
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Ethan Happ scored 16 points, grabbed 10 rebounds and dished out five assists Friday night as Wisconsin broke out of an offensive to beat Illinois 75-50. Happ was one of four Badgers (10-10, 3-4 Big Ten) who scored in double figures, led by Brad Davison's 18...
ATLANTA (AP) _ The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the "Mega Millions" game were: 03-17-23-49-66, Mega Ball: 23, Megaplier: 3 (three, seventeen, twenty-three, forty-nine, sixty-six; Mega Ball: twenty-three; Megaplier: three) Estimated jackpot: $55 million
CHICAGO (AP) — A woman with a history of sneaking aboard planes slipped past security at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport this week and was flying to London when the airline realized she didn't have a ticket. Chicago Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi says Marilyn Hartman...
WHEATON, Ill. (AP) — A former suburban Chicago elementary school teacher who pleaded guilty to felony child pornography charges has been sentenced to 10 years in state prison. In a news release, DuPage County State's Attorney Robert Berlin says that 29-year-old Andrew Clarke was...
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Influential Illinois labor-union organizer Paul Booth has died at 74. Booth was affiliated with the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees for more than four decades. In the early 1970s, Booth was assistant director of AFSCME...
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on the sentencing of former sports doctor Larry Nassar (all times local): 2 p.m...
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on the sentencing of former sports doctor Larry Nassar (all times local): 2 p.m...
CAHOKIA, Ill. (AP) — Two people are being treated for minor injuries after a helicopter crashed at an Illinois...
CAHOKIA, Ill. (AP) — Two people are being treated for minor injuries after a helicopter crashed at an Illinois...
Photo credit MANDEL NGAN AFP Getty Images Kayleigh McEnany says holding the government hostage for 700,000 plus...
Photo by Drew AngererGetty Images There was a March For Life on Friday. It received little to no coverage, however...