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CHICAGO (AP) — The Illinois Supreme Court has ruled that a female teen charged with fatally shooting a 14-year-old girl in 2014 isn't entitled by law to a jury trial in juvenile court. The now 18-year-old was 14 when Endia Martin was killed in Chicago in a shooting stemming from...
WHEATON, Ill. (AP) — Cameras won't be allowed in suburban Chicago court when four of the five Wheaton College football players are arraigned Monday on charges of battery against one of their teammates. The (Arlington Heights) Daily Herald reports that a DuPage County judge...
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri officials are proposing an innovation corridor between Kansas City and St. Louis for a new Amazon location instead of a single headquarters in one of the metropolitan areas. Missouri is submitting the application on Thursday. Missouri Chief...
QUINCY, Ill. (AP) — Two cases of Legionnaires' disease have been reported at a western Illinois veterans' home more than two years after an outbreak killed 12 people and sickened 54 at the facility. The Illinois Department of Veterans' Affairs said Wednesday that two residents...
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — State officials have designated six sites around Illinois as enterprise zones to encourage business development. The Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity announced the sites Wednesday. Officials said the Enterprise Zone Board...
WHEATON, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois appellate court has upheld the conviction of a suburban Chicago man in his father's 2011 stabbing death Westmont police responding to a fight at William Clifford Jr.'s home found 63-year-old William Clifford Sr. lying in a hallway bleeding. He...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former President Barack Obama is returning to the campaign trail to stump for Democratic gubernatorial candidates in New Jersey and Virginia as they gear up for next month's elections. Obama will first drop in on campaign workers in Newark, New Jersey, on...
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the "Powerball" game were: 30-49-54-66-69, Powerball: 8, Power Play: 2 (thirty, forty-nine, fifty-four, sixty-six, sixty-nine; Powerball: eight; Power Play: two) ¶ ___ ¶ Online: ¶ Multi-State Lottery...
ROCHELLE, Ill. (AP) — Illinois will not be the home of a $1.6 billion manufacturing plant the automakers Toyota and Mazda plan to build in the United States. Intersect Illinois, the nonprofit economic development corporation set up by Gov. Bruce Rauner, informed Rochelle city...
CHICAGO (AP) — Rookie safety Eddie Jackson turned a painful anniversary into a record-setting afternoon. He...
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger threw for 224 yards and two touchdowns, Le'Veon Bell added 192 total yards...
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger threw for 224 yards and two touchdowns, Le'Veon Bell added 192 total yards...
HOUSTON (AP) — Romell Quioto and Mauro Manotas scored in the second half to help the Houston Dynamo beat the...
SANDY, Utah (AP) — Luis Silva scored in the opening minutes and Real Salt Lake beat Sporting Kansas City 2-1 on...
CLEVELAND (AP) — The last great hope for the Browns faded Sunday. Rock-hard and shatter-proof, Joe Thomas missed...