Suspect In death Of Illinois Deputy Arrested After Standoff
A man suspected of fatally shooting a sheriff's deputy and wounding a woman at an Illinois hotel was taken into custody Thursday after an hourslong standoff that began when he crashed his vehicle along an interstate highway, authorities said.
Trump Meets With Illinois Congressman Who Deployed To Border
President Donald Trump met Wednesday with an Illinois congressman who was deployed last month to the U.S.-Mexico border with his Air National Guard unit.
Hospital Replacing 3-Year-Old Boy’s Stolen Prosthetic Leg
A children's hospital in St. Louis is replacing a 3-year-old southern Illinois boy's prosthetic leg that was stolen in a car break-in.
State Climatologist: Illinois Saw Cold, Stormy February
Weather experts say February was cold and stormy in Illinois with above-average precipitation and below-average temperatures.
Chicago Police: Homicides Fell Significantly In February
Chicago Police say the number of homicides fell significantly in February compared to the same month last year and that the total of 23 is half what it was in February in 2016 — the year when the city's surging gun violence captured the attention of the nation.
Alaska Airlines Flight Odor Sickens Passengers, Crew
An Alaska Airlines flight was diverted to Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport after a foul odor sickened some passengers and crew members.
Disruptive Jetliner Passenger Sentenced To Prison
A Brazilian man who caused a jetliner flight to be diverted to Cedar Rapids has been sentenced to a year and a day in prison.
Nielsen: 29.6 Million Viewers For Oscars, Up From 2018
The Oscars ended its four-year streak of dwindling viewership, reaching 29.6 million on Sunday to beat last year's audience by 12 percent, but it still represents the second-smallest audience in the award show's history.
4-Year-Old Inspires With Trampoline Act In His Wheelchair
A North Dakota charity event turned into worldwide inspiration when a 4-year-old boy performed his favorite trampoline act in his wheelchair.
Rockford Head-Shaving Event To Benefit St. Baldrick’s
Rockford University's Jane Addams Center for Civic Engagement is having a unique fundraiser for St. Baldrick's Foundation.