Illinois

Vietnam veteran won’t shy away from a challenge

RANTOUL, Ill. — When he heard the shout "incoming!", Peter Thomas had the training to get out safely from the burst of Russian rockets...
Former school principal finds second calling

CAMP POINT, Ill. — Pat Heinecke's first few months as director of the Community for Christ Assistance Center in Camp Point have been chaotic. ...
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CHICAGO — Chicago's police superintendent has agreed with a recommendation to fire two officers who shot at a stolen car during a 2016 chase...
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CHICAGO — With early voting just weeks away, the Democratic candidates vying for a shot to replace Attorney General Lisa Madigan are raising millions...
Plan to relieve Manhattan gridlock with tolls gains momentum

NEW YORK — Bumper-to bumper, horn-honking traffic through Manhattan streets is about as New York as bagels and Broadway. A plan to ease that...
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JOLIET, Ill. — A Chicago suburb has hired a national law firm to assist in collecting unpaid parking fines and other fees that have...
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CHICAGO — The University of Illinois Hospital will find housing for 25 additional homeless patients. ...
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PENFIELD, Ill. — A forest preserve in central Illinois is making specific lighting changes that have it poised to become the state's first certified...
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WADSWORTH, Ill. — Reports of a man armed with a gun and threatening to kill fellow passengers on a Greyhound bus led to a...
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CHICAGO — A now-defunct Chicago police oversight agency says two officers who fired shots at a moving vehicle during a chase in 2016 that...

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