Posted: 9:44 PM Yellowstone County authorities say escape charges are expected against a man charged with murder who allegedly tried to break out of jail.
Posted: 9:42 PM The Plan B morning-after pill is moving over-the-counter, a decision announced by the Food and Drug Administration just days before a court-imposed deadline.
Posted: 9:41 PM Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan is proposing a comprehensive pension-reform package that caps the salary on which a pension can be based and limits annual cost-of-living increases.
Posted: 9:40 PM The largest Illinois government employees' union will take a second ratification vote on its tentative three-year contract because of a continuing lawsuit over back wages.
Posted: 3:00 PM Aldrich middle school math team was added to the list of competitors advancing to the state-level Mega Math Meet at Edgewood College this May.
Posted: 2:01 PM It’s spring and BIFF Year-Round is in bloom. If you couldn’t get into some of the most popular films in February, or if viewing them once was just not enough, then Wednesday nights at Bushel and Peck’s Local Market are just what you have been waiting for.
Posted: 8:39 AM SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) -- One person has died and another was treated for smoke inhalation at an apartment fire in Sheboygan.
Posted: 8:32 AM ROCHELLE - After receiving CrimeStoppers tips, Rochelle police have the two other suspects in custody for allegedly stealing baby formula.
Posted: 7:59 AM NEW YORK (AP) -- The Cyndi Lauper-scored "Kinky Boots" has earned a leading 13 Tony Award nominations, with the British import "Matilda: The Musical" close behind with 12.
Posted: 7:33 AM MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- A Wisconsin Assembly committee is set to vote on a bill that would limit the amount of food stamp benefits that may be spent on junk food.
Posted: 7:30 AM SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) -- Republicans from the Illinois House plan to address hydraulic fracturing in the state.
Posted: 7:28 AM CHICAGO (AP) -- State and federal officials are collecting information to assess Illinois' flood damage. The data collected will go into Gov. Pat Quinn's request for federal assistance.
Posted: 4:01 AM WEST ALLIS, Wis. (AP) -- A Wisconsin prosecutor has cleared West Allis police of any wrongdoing in the death of a man who died the day after police punched him and used a Taser on him.
Posted: 2:23 AM CHICAGO (AP) -- A former suburban Chicago official convicted of lying about drawing village drinking water from a poisoned well has both apologized and insisted she wasn't responsible.