CARY âÂ Their chairs lined up along the trout pond of Lake Julian, Janet and Bob Joesel of Fox River Grove watched their son and grandson try to catch dinner.
DECATUR â The candidates for Illinois congressional seats heard all about it during visits with voters in August: Disgust with Washington. Dismay over accusations and negative advertising in Illinois' state races. Lack of interest in the Nov. 4 election.
WOODSTOCK â The family of a man killed in car crash has filed a wrongful death lawsuit in McHenry County against the bar that sold alcohol to his driver.
CHICAGO â U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth says she's pregnant and expecting a baby girl in early December.
CHICAGO â The state of Illinois will spend $102 million to build a bridge over the Kankakee River along with other improvements as part of high-speed rail upgrades between Chicago and St. Louis.
GENEVA â The U.N.'s top human rights body on Monday overwhelmingly approved the Iraqi government's request for an investigation into alleged crimes against civilians committed by the Islamic State group in its rampage across northeastern Syria and parts of Iraq.
BRUSSELS â NATO leaders this week will be asked to approve creation of a high-readiness force and the stockpiling of military equipment and supplies in Eastern Europe to help protect member nations there against potential Russian aggression, the alliance's secretary general said Monday.
NEW YORK â Janice Moreno graduated from college with a degree in English literature, but never landed a job paying more than $12 an hour. Now, at 36, she's back in the classroom â in safety glasses and a T-shirt â learning how to be a carpenter.
More oversight powers for RTA
ISLAND LAKE â Tours started this summer to take visitors and residents through the winding channels and curves of Island Lake.
Farmers: Conditions more favorable for corn than beans
TRIPOLI, Libya â An Islamist-allied militia group in control of Libyaâs capital now guards the U.S. Embassy and its residential compound, a commander said Sunday, as onlookers toured the abandoned homes of diplomats who fled the country more than a month ago.
MURPHYSBORO â Authorities in southern Illinois moved jail inmates and evacuated a restaurant after a man came to the Jackson County Sheriffâs Office with empty casings of two military flares.
MOKENA â Part of a road southwest of Chicago has been named after a soldier killed in Afghanistan earlier this year.
BAGHDAD â Iraqi security forces and Shiite militiamen on Sunday broke a six-week siege imposed by the Islamic State extremist group on the northern Shiite Turkmen town of Amirli, as a suicide bombing killed 14 people in Anbar western province, officials said.
JACKSONVILLE â Police said a newborn baby found alive inside a trash bin in the central Illinois community of Jacksonville is in good condition.