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CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago City Council is creating a Vehicular Terrorism Task Force that will look for ways to reduce the chances of an attack like the one in New York where a man drove a truck onto a bike path and struck and killed several people near the World Trade Center in...
CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago man beaten by a transit police officer in 2015 and wrongly jailed for nearly two years has received a $225,000 settlement from the Metra commuter railroad. The Daily Herald reports that attorneys for D'Nardo Mack say he was "unjustifiably attacked" at...
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Wednesday afternoon's drawing of the Illinois Lottery's "LuckyDay Lotto Midday" game were: 01-18-19-24-34 (one, eighteen, nineteen, twenty-four, thirty-four)
EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP) — Gov. Bruce Rauner has signed legislation aimed at combatting fraudulent opioid prescriptions by requiring drug prescribers to use a database containing patient prescription histories. The measure Rauner signed Wednesday requires prescribers with an...
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago City Council has approved a $31 million settlement to be shared by four men who each spent more than a decade in prison for the rape and murder of a prostitute before being exonerated by DNA evidence. The police misconduct settlement approved Wednesday...
CAHOKIA, Ill. (AP) — Authorities say an Illinois World War II veteran found dead in a burning home died from a blow to the head. The St. Clair County Coroner's Office on Tuesday announced the preliminary cause of death as blunt force trauma for 89-year-old Howard Sutton of...
CHICAGO (AP) — Officials with the Museum of Science and Industry say the museum will no longer host the Chicago Public Schools science fair after 2018. The Chicago Tribune reports that museum officials cited the staff and time it takes to host the fair. The museum has been home...
Here's a look at how AP's general news coverage is shaping up in Illinois at 8:30 a.m. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP-Chicago bureau at 312-781-0500 or chifax@ap.org . Caryn Rousseau is on the desk, followed by Sophia Tareen. A...
CHICAGO (AP) — A suburban Chicago man who pleaded guilty to making and distributing illegal steroids to dozens of customers has been sentenced to two years in federal prison. The U.S. Attorney's Office in Chicago says in a news release that 25-year-old Christopher C. Hickson...
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Raheem Sterling scored twice as Manchester City swept to a 4-1 victory over Tottenham...
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Corey Sanders scored eight of his season-high 22 points in a game-ending 17-2 run...
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Corey Sanders scored eight of his season-high 22 points in a game-ending 17-2 run...
CHICAGO (AP) — Problems with a state computer system have prevented tens of thousands of Illinois households from...
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens is facing criticism for his role in a leadership shake-up...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — As Missouri struggles with the epidemic of opioid abuse, no place in the state has been hit...