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MIAMI (AP) — Crews from the U.S. Coast Guard and the National Park Service are looking for a 57-year-old man who didn't return from a 10-day kayaking trip into the Florida Everglades. The Coast Guard said in a Tuesday morning news release that James Matthew Soltis of Lockport,...
CHICAGO (AP) — Authorities say a man who was kicked out of a Chicago hospital for being disruptive stole an ambulance and crashed into a light pole before being stopped by police. The 34-year-old man was awaiting treatment for an undisclosed injury at St. Bernard Hospital in the...
CHICAGO (AP) — Apple is hoping to return to the head of the class in the competition to get high-tech products into U.S. classrooms. The trend-setting company is expected to provide more details about its renewed emphasis on education Tuesday at a Chicago high school. The...
EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Northwestern University will be taking additional steps to ensure its campus buildings are bird friendly. University officials say the school is working with experts from the American Bird Conservancy to keep birds from crashing into glass walls and windows...
DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. (AP) — Officials expect 6.5 million automobiles to travel the Illinois Tollway during the coming holiday weekend. The Easter and Passover holiday-travel weekend runs Friday through April 2. Officials say the heaviest day will be Friday. They expect 1.8...
CHICAGO (AP) — Apple is hoping to return to the head of the class in the competition to get high-tech products into U.S. classrooms. The trend-setting company is expected to provide more details about its renewed emphasis on education Tuesday at a Chicago high school. The...
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan has invited victims of gun violence to tell their stories at a legislative hearing. The House Judiciary-Criminal Law Committee will take testimony Tuesday afternoon in Chicago. Madigan says he wants discussion on...
CHICAGO (AP) — Kevin Labanc scored the deciding goal in the fourth round of a shootout and the San Jose Sharks beat the Chicago Blackhawks 4-3 on Monday night for their eighth straight victory. Labanc almost pulled to a stop in front of Chicago goalie Anton Forsberg, faked and...
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois will spend nearly $200 million over the next five years to help local communities and railroads make railroad crossings safer. The Illinois Commerce Commission on Monday released a five-year plan that provides money for safety improvements at...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Claire Foy says the controversy over her pay for the Netflix series "The Crown" has changed her...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health officials are cracking down on underage use of a popular e-cigarette brand...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health officials are cracking down on underage use of a popular e-cigarette brand...
One in three older Americans with Medicare drug coverage is prescribed opioid painkillers, but for those who...
One in three older Americans with Medicare drug coverage is prescribed opioid painkillers, but for those who...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sales of new U.S. homes jumped 4 percent in March, propelled by a surge of buying in the West...