LAKEMOOR - A Lakemoor police officer was transported to the hospital Monday morning after his vehicle was struck while responding to a domestic violence call.
WASHINGTON (AP) â Few Americans question that smoking causes cancer. But they express bigger doubts as concepts that scientists consider to be truths get further from our own experiences and the present time, an Associated Press-GfK poll found.
CHICAGO (AP) â Mayors from across Illinois are set to hold a news conference, hoping to encourage state lawmakers to make changes to pension systems for local police and fire departments.
MURPHYSBORO, Ill. (AP) â Public health officials say HIV cases in southern Illinois are on the rise.
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) â Vice President Joe Biden on Monday launched a high-profile visit to demonstrate the U.S. commitment to Ukraine and push for urgent implementation of an international agreement aimed at de-escalating tensions even as violence continues.
JINDO, South Korea â There are no names listed as relatives huddle around signboards to identify bodies from a sunken ferry. Just the slimmest of clues about mostly young lives now lost. Many favored hoodies and track pants. One girl painted her fingernails red and toenails black. Another had braces on her teeth.
BOSTON â In many ways, it felt like any other pre-marathon Sunday in Boston.
CHICAGO â U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin says heâs taking his opponent in the November election more seriously than any challenger since he first was elected to the Senate nearly two decades ago.
WOODSTOCK âÂ A review committee assembled last week will have at least one proposal to consider from a developer looking to take over the Old Courthouse, one of the cityâs most historic, but decrepit, assets.
Although winters with heavy snowfall and subzero temperatures might be good for snowmobiling and ice fishing, it can be deadly for life beneath the ice.
SPRINGFIELD â A proposed âexclusion listâ designed to keep criminals away from the video gambling industry is prompting questions from those who want more protections to help problem gamblers.
ELGIN â A 30-year-old Elgin man has been handed a 15-year prison sentence for selling cocaine near a public park.
CHICAGO â A former comptroller who stole almost $54 million from a northern Illinois community has decided she wonât further attempt to have her nearly 20-year prison sentence reduced.
WASHINGTON â Biofuels made from the leftovers of harvested corn plants are worse than gasoline for global warming in the short term, a study shows, challenging the Obama administrationâs conclusions that they are a much cleaner oil alternative and will help combat climate change.
During summer, spring and Thanksgiving breaks from school, Aida Frey and her parents go on road trips, which have national parks and historic sites as destinations.
DECATUR â In over 25 years of filming, Bob and Brenda Wilcott of Decatur have found one type of production has proven more meaningful than the rest.