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LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill. (AP) — A federal appeals court could soon rule on an Illinois village's right-to-work ordinance. The Chicago Tribune reports that Lincolnshire's 2015 ordinance allows people to work in union-protected positions without having to join the union or pay the...
CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago masseuse is suing Marvel Comic's Stan Lee, accusing him of inappropriate behavior during two massages in 2017. Maria Carballo filed the lawsuit Monday seeking more than $50,000 in punitive damages and attorney fees from the 95-year-old comic book writer...
CHICAGO (AP) — Children with a rare, incurable disease that causes rapid aging and early death may live longer if treated with an experimental drug first developed for cancer patients. That's according to small, preliminary study in 27 kids with progeria. The benefit was small:...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Prince's heirs are suing Walgreens and the Illinois hospital that treated him after he suffered a drug overdose just a week before he died. Prince was 57 when he was found in an elevator at his Paisley Park estate on April 21, 2016. He died from an accidental...
A boost in equipment sales propelled Caterpillar's first-quarter profit, as a strong global economy helped support construction and energy industry projects. The maker of heavy equipment and machinery also greatly increased its outlook for the year, citing an upbeat global...
YORKVILLE, Ill. (AP) — A second person has pleaded guilty to stealing money from a suburban Chicago food pantry. The (Arlington Heights) Daily Herald reports William Crowley of Scottsdale, Arizona, pleaded guilty Monday to a reduced charge of theft of between $500 and $10,000...
CHICAGO (AP) — A nursing mother is suing for discrimination after being told she should use the men's restroom to express breast milk when she reported for jury duty at a Chicago court. Attorney Judith Miller says a clerk told her Oct. 2 that there was no a lactation room in...
CHICAGO (AP) — O'Hare and Midway international airports will now be providing free unlimited Wi-Fi making long layovers a little more bearable. The Chicago Department of Aviation says the airports previously provided free Wi-Fi with a 30 minute limit. Passengers will now have...
SYNTHETIC MARIJUANA-ILLINOIS 4th death reported in Illinois linked to synthetic marijuana SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois public health officials say a fourth person has died after using synthetic marijuana. The Illinois Department of Public Health said Tuesday afternoon that...
LONDON (AP) — Antoine Griezmann scored late for 10-man Atletico Madrid to draw at Arsenal 1-1 in the first leg of...
BOSTON (AP) — The fate of Wynn's glitzy Boston-area casino may still be up in the air, but rival MGM says it is on...
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Republican Senate President Pro Tem Ron Richard says he has not yet decided whether to...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Twenty Republican-led states are seeking to temporarily invalidate former President Barack...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump boasted last fall that he would open all remaining John F. Kennedy...