Op-Ed: To reform policing, Illinois must rehabilitate its errant labor laws

On May 25, the killing of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police jolted the…

State holding one-stop-shop for Woodford County residents affected by flooding

State holding one-stop-shop for Woodford County residents affected by flooding

Quick hits: Illinois news in brief for Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Madigan political funds brings in $550,000 One of the four political funds Illinois House Speaker Michael…

Country Donuts closed after employee tests positive for COVID-19

Country Donuts closed after employee tests positive for COVID-19

129 Vietnam virus patients repatriated; local spread widens

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — A plane carrying 129 Vietnamese citizens diagnosed with COVID-19 has arrived in…

Harvard professor faces tax charges tied to Chinese school

BOSTON (AP) — A Harvard University professor already facing federal charges for allegedly lying about his…

As crime surges on his watch, Trump warns of Biden’s America

President Donald Trump is painting a dystopian portrait of what Joe Biden’s America might look like,…

US to bring 6,400 troops home from Germany, move 5,600 more

US to bring 6,400 troops home from Germany, move 5,600 more

Wall Street drifts higher ahead of Fed announcement

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are rising in early trading on Wall Street Wednesday ahead of…

Police say man shot to death in eastern Missouri’s Hillsdale

HILLSDALE, Mo. (AP) — Police in eastern Missouri say a man has been shot to death…

Georgia inmates hailed as heroes for saving injured deputy

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia sheriff’s office is thanking a group of inmates credited with…

How to take a high-interest loan and skip the debt cycle

High-interest payday and online lenders have long been among the few options for Americans with bad…

The Latest: Russia’s Putin says coronavirus ‘may worsen’

MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered the government to prepare for a possible uptick in…

US to bring 6,400 troops home from Germany, move 5,400 more

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. defense officials say the U.S. will pull roughly 12,000 troops out of…

Ex-Indiana Gov. Kernan, who was a Vietnam POW, dies at 74

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Former Indiana Gov. Joe Kernan has died at age 74. His governor’s office…

Rockford woman’s viral video will air on CBS

"Hug Time Shield" helps kids connect with their great-grandmother amid the coronavirus pandemic

Nick in the AM: Pro-police flags attracting scrutiny in Germantown Hills

Nick in the AM: Pro-police flags attracting scrutiny in Germantown Hills

Vote-By-Mail Applications Arriving To Illinoisans

J.B. Pritzker and Democratic lawmakers pushed the package to encourage the option as a safe way…

Mystery Diner in Crystal Lake: Italian classics shine at da Baffone Cucina Italiana

Mystery Diner in Crystal Lake: Italian classics shine at da Baffone Cucina Italiana

Animal rights activist targeted by threatening, vulgar voice messages

BLACKBERRY TOWNSHIP – The words left in the voice mail left little for interpretation: “If you want…

Fitness evaluation stalls Pike County attempted murder case

J.B. Pritzker's state restrictions. “In August, we'll see the status on what the state is doing,…