Illinois

2016 race barrels toward potentially decisive primary day

HANOVERTON, Ohio — The tumultuous presidential primary season barreled toward a potentially…

 

CDC confirms 9 Zika infections in pregnant women in US

NEW YORK — Zika infections have been confirmed in nine pregnant women…

 

Detective: ‘Hero’ cop sought hit-man to cover up thefts

FOX LAKE, Ill. — Months before an Illinois police officer staged his…

 

‘Hero’ officer staged suicide, embezzled from youth program

FOX LAKE, Ill. — For weeks, investigators said they were searching for…

Parts of toddler’s dismembered body found in Chicago park

CHICAGO — Detectives investigating a lagoon at a Chicago urban park where…

Manhunt could bring subdued holiday in recreation area

FOX LAKE, Ill. — The manhunt for three suspects wanted in the…

Hunt for 3 suspects widens after Illinois officer’s death

FOX LAKE, Ill. — Authorities broadened the hunt Wednesday for three suspects…

Escaping the wealth gap can mean fleeing hometowns

This Illinois city already was struggling when Tara Holycross and her friends…

Illinois lawmakers vote to allow gay marriages

Historic votes Tuesday in the Illinois Legislature positioned that state to become…

Chicago to close 54 schools to address $1B deficit

CHICAGO (AP) — Tens of thousands of Chicago students, parents and teachers…

Illinois can no longer afford to bury indigent dead

DIM BULB: Illinois is so broke that as of Monday, it won’t…