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CHICAGO (AP) — An Indiana man has been sentenced to eight years in federal prison for bringing guns and ammunition across state lines and illegally selling them to people in Chicago and the south suburbs. The U.S. Attorney's Office in Chicago said Friday 47-year-old Darick...
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...
GLENDALE HEIGHTS, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois Department of Natural Resources is trying to determine if there is anything to reports of a cougar being spotted in a DuPage County forest preserve. The Naperville Sun reports that a forest preserve official investigating a report by a...
Here's a look at how AP's general news coverage is shaping up in Illinois at 6 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 . Don Babwin is on the desk. A reminder this information is not for...
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Gov. Bruce Rauner has issued a ban on legislators financially benefiting from state property-tax appeals. Rauner issued an executive order Friday calling such representation "a clear conflict of interest that must end." It is effective immediately...
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago's renowned sketch comedy club The Second City has expanded its class offerings for people with autism to include teenagers in the city's suburbs. The Chicago Tribune reports the comedy club has partnered with the Lisle-based Giant Steps to expand its...
CHICAGO (AP) — A teenager accused of fatally shooting another teen in a Facebook feud over a boy has pleaded guilty in juvenile court to first-degree murder. The girl also pleaded guilty on Tuesday to attempted first-degree murder in the 2014 shooting death of 14-year-old Endia...
CHICAGO (AP) — A teenager accused of fatally shooting another teen in a Facebook feud over a boy has pleaded guilty in juvenile court to first-degree murder and attempted first-degree murder. The girl pleaded guilty on Tuesday in the 2014 shooting death of 14-year-old Endia...
URBANA, Ill. (AP) — US prosecutors to seek the death penalty for man charged with killing University of Illinois scholar from China.
QUINTON, Okla. (AP) — Five people are missing after a fiery explosion ripped through an eastern Oklahoma drilling...
NEW MADRID, Mo. (AP) — A southeast Missouri man has been sentenced to life in prison without parole for strangling...
SEDALIA, Mo. (AP) — A man charged in the stabbing death of a Missouri woman has surrendered. The Sedalia Democrat...
PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron promoted his government's changes to French tax and labor laws...
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A recently obtained memo shows that one of Gov. Eric Greitens' acquaintances suggested...
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The head of the Missouri pension system has been removed and replaced with an interim...