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CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Police are investigating a brawl in a fast food restaurant in which three people suffered gunshot wounds. A cell phone video obtained by the Chicago Tribune shows several men and women throwing punches, hurling chairs and wrestling on the floor at a Taco...
Here's a look at how AP's general news coverage is shaping up in Illinois at 1:30 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 . Herbert McCann is on the desk. A reminder this information is not...
WILLOWBROOK, Ill. (AP) — Residents of a neighborhood in a Chicago suburb are being allowed back into their homes after a series of fires and explosions forced them to evacuate. Officials told WLS-TV in Chicago there were more than 10 fires and explosions on Friday in Willowbrook...
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — A planned project will move several thousand letters, documents and photographs related to Abraham Lincoln to a prominent location in Fort Wayne's main library. The collection was once part of the city's Lincoln Museum that was closed in 2008 by the...
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — A police department in central Illinois is months away from providing body cameras to its officers The (Peoria) Journal Star reports officials say it will be March or April when Peoria Police Department officers start wearing them on their beats. Police Chief...
ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) — Authorities in a northern Illinois city are preparing to enact additional, proactive domestic violence response efforts. The Rockford Register Star reports that starting Nov. 1, the Lethality Assessment Program — Maryland Model will immediately connect...
WHEATON, Ill. (AP) — A man is in a dispute with a Roman Catholic diocese over his efforts to install a marker at his mother's gravesite at a suburban Chicago cemetery that proclaims her support for victims of "rapist" priests. The Chicago Tribune reports that Jack Ruhl of...
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum is getting ready for the holidays with an exhibit showing how presidents have celebrated Christmas. "Holidays at the White House" will feature photos and original artifacts from four presidents and...
CHICAGO (AP) — Voter rights advocates are pushing Illinois election officials to withdraw from a longtime multistate voter registration database over questions of accuracy, security and voter suppression. They're also raising fresh questions about the head of the program,...
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — By Miami's new standards, this game was decided early. That means with a couple minutes...
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Easton Stick threw for a touchdown and ran for two more that made the difference as North...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Friends and relatives of a couple whose bodies were found in Joshua Tree National Park say...
CHARLESTON, Ill. (AP) — Bryant Horn threw a pair of touchdowns to Krenwick Sanders as Jacksonville State rallied...
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Bo Scarbrough had two fourth-down touchdown runs and No. 1 Alabama continued its...
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Bo Scarbrough had two fourth-down touchdown runs and No. 1 Alabama continued its...