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CHICAGO (AP) — The Second City has expanded its improv comedy class offerings for people on the autism spectrum to teenagers in the Chicago suburbs. The Chicago Tribune reports that the expanded program is in partnership with Lisle-based Giant Steps, which runs a private school...
Quarterbacks Sam Darnold, Lamar Jackson and Josh Rosen are among the record 106 underclassmen given special entry to the NFL draft, making it four of the last five seasons in which at least 95 players have declared early. The NFL released Friday the official list of college...
CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on an appeal hearing in Chicago on the Trump administration's policy seeking to tie federal grants to enforcement of immigration laws (all times local): 11:15 a.m. Oral arguments before an appeals court have focused on whether President Donald Trump's...
CHICAGO (AP) — The Illinois Supreme Court has again upheld the murder conviction of former Chicago-area police officer Drew Peterson in the 2004 drowning death of his third wife. The court on Friday upheld its September decision rejecting the argument from Peterson's attorneys...
JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — A northern Illinois man whose pregnant wife and three children were killed in a car crash is suing a man charged in the accident. The (Joliet) Herald-News reports Edward Schmidt filed a wrongful death lawsuit Jan. 12 against 25-year-old Sean B. Woulfe of...
JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — A northern Illinois man whose pregnant wife and three children were killed in a car crash is suing a man charged in the accident. The (Joliet) Herald-News reports Edward Schmidt filed a wrongful death lawsuit Jan. 12 against 25-year-old Sean B. Woulfe of...
MARKHAM, Ill. (AP) — A former mayor of a poor Chicago suburb has pleaded guilty for his role in an alleged $300,000 bribery scheme involving city contractors. The Daily Southtown reports former Markham Mayor David Webb pleaded guilty Thursday in an agreement with prosecutors to...
CHICAGO (AP) — A northern Illinois physician has been elected to a second term as chairman of the University of Illinois Board of Trustees. Trustees re-elected Dr. Timothy Koritz during a meeting Thursday in Chicago. He'll serve another one-year term. Koritz is a Rochelle...
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Students in five Illinois counties will get some help paying for their trip to the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield. The museum says in a news release that grants that will go toward transportation costs and admission fees...
PHOENIX (AP) — A volunteer for an organization that tries to prevent immigrants from dying in the Arizona desert...
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Latest on Illinois' monthly fiscal report (all times local): 5 p.m. Gov. Bruce Rauner...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is approving tariffs on imported solar-energy components and large...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is approving tariffs on imported solar-energy components and large...
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday to let the state proceed with executing a...
MOSCOW (AP) — The head of the Russian television channel RT wants the United States to live up to its ideals of...