Illinois

Hundreds take part in 20th annual Ohio River Sweep

Hundreds take part in 20th annual Ohio River Sweep

8 hours ago   |   WLWT

Communities from Pennsylvania to Illinois are doing their part to keep the Ohio River clean
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Cragin shooting causes gunshot wound in victim's leg

8 hours ago   |   WGN TV

CHICAGO - Chicago police are investigating a shooting of a man who didn't initially realize his leg pain was a gunshot wound on Saturday morning. Police said the shooting...
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Elevated lead levels found in water in Will County homes

9 hours ago   |   WGN TV

WILL COUNTY- Homes in University Park, Green Garden and Monee Township were issued a “do not consume” water advisory due to elevated lead levels on Friday. Aqua said they found...
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Little girl's would-be kidnapper beaten by her grandparents: police

9 hours ago   |   ABC

Two grandparents gave an intruder a beatdown after police said he tried to kidnap their 6-year-old granddaughter in their own home.
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Jurors hear recording of suspect describing how he killed scholar from China

Jurors hear recording of suspect describing how he killed scholar from China

23 hours ago   |   New York Post

PEORIA, Ill. - Jurors in a federal death-penalty trial heard secretly recorded audio Friday in which a former University of Illinois doctoral student describes to his...
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Brendt Christensen Trial: Disturbing new details revealed in audio played at Yingying Zhang murder trial

1 day ago   |   ABC

The murder trial of a U of I student continued Friday morning in Peoria, with video from a second interview the FBI conducted with the accused killer played in court.
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Chicago alderman, religious leaders want Cook County judicial nomination reversed

1 day ago   |   Chicago Tribune

A group of black leaders denounced the ascension of a white sheriff's office staffer to a Cook County judgeship, demanding on Friday that Illinois Supreme Court Justice Anne...
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Despite Gov. J.B. Pritzker's legislative wins, Illinois ‘not out of the woods' financially

1 day ago   |   Chicago Tribune   |   2 articles

The mood was upbeat earlier this month when state lawmakers wrapped up their spring session after passing a $40 billion budget and a $45 billion capital construction plan, both...
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Despite Gov. J.B. Pritzker's legislative wins, Illinois ‘not out of the woods' financially

1 day ago   |   Chicago Tribune   |   2 articles

The mood was upbeat earlier this month when state lawmakers wrapped up their spring session after passing a $40 billion budget and a $45 billion capital construction plan, both...
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Jurors watch FBI video of former U. of I. instructor who killed Chinese scholar

1 day ago   |   Chicago Tribune

Jurors in the trial of a former University of Illinois doctoral student accused of killing a visiting scholar from China are watching video of the suspect explaining to an FBI...
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Plane landing at Newark airport blows tires, skids on runway

Plane landing at Newark airport blows tires, skids on runway

Authorities say a plane blew tires while landing at Newark airport, sending it skidding across the runway before coming to a halt. Read more ...

Pelicans trade Anthony Davis to Lakers for monster haul

Pelicans trade Anthony Davis to Lakers for monster haul

LeBron James has his man. Pelicans superstar Anthony Davis is on his way to the Lakers, according to ESPN. The Lakers agreed to send Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram, Josh Hart and... Read more ...

O.J. Simpson is now on Twitter and says he's 'got a little getting even to do'

O.J. Simpson is now on Twitter and says he's 'got a little getting even to do'

Fresh off nearly a decade in prison, O.J. Simpson launched a new Twitter account Friday night with a selfie video in which he says he's "got a little getting even to do." Read more ...

Notre Dame Cathedral to hold first Mass since fire

Notre Dame Cathedral to hold first Mass since fire

It's been two months since a massive fire ravaged the iconic cathedral. Read more ...

NHL trade news: Blackhawks acquire Olli Maatta from Penguins for Dominik Kahun

NHL trade news: Blackhawks acquire Olli Maatta from Penguins for Dominik Kahun

The Blackhawks have been looking for a defenseman and they got a good one. Read more ...

Anthony Davis has been traded to the Lakers and LeBron James

Anthony Davis has been traded to the Lakers and LeBron James

The New Orleans Pelicans have agreed to a trade to send Anthony Davis to the Los Angeles Lakers, according to multiple reports. Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN was the first to... Read more ...

Sale fans 10 to help resurgent Red Sox beat Orioles 7-2

Sale fans 10 to help resurgent Red Sox beat Orioles 7-2

BALTIMORE - Chris Sale struck out 10 over six sharp innings, J.D. Martinez homered in a third straight game and the surging Boston Red Sox beat the Baltimore Orioles 7-2 on... Read more ...

Anthony Davis decision highlights Knicks' grim reality

Anthony Davis decision highlights Knicks' grim reality

Anthony Davis and LeBron James got exactly what they wanted Saturday - a trade to the Lakers for the Pelicans' disgruntled big man - and one fewer superstar target remains on... Read more ...

Cubs' Kyle Hendricks goes on IL with shoulder inflammation

Cubs' Kyle Hendricks goes on IL with shoulder inflammation

LOS ANGELES - The Cubs have placed starting pitcher Kyle Hendricks on the 10-day injured list with right shoulder inflammation. Read more ...

Copa America: Rodriguez leads Colombia to win over Argentina

Copa America: Rodriguez leads Colombia to win over Argentina

SALVADOR, Brazil - James Rodriguez got the best of Lionel Messi in the Copa America on Saturday, leading Colombia to a 2-0 win over Argentina in the teams' debut in the South... Read more ...