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Openings set at Illinois trial in slaying of Chinese scholar

CHICAGO (AP) — Opening statements are set for a federal death-penalty trial of a former University of Illinois graduate student charged with kidnapping and killing a visiting Chine...

Openings set at Illinois trial in slaying of Chinese scholar

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Openings expected next week in Chinese scholar slaying trial PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — A judge at the trial of a former University of Illinois student charged with killing a visiting Chinese scholar says lawyers shou...
04:14, 06/07/2019

Trial in slaying in Illinois of scholar from China continues PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — The federal death-penalty trial of a former University of Illinois doctoral student charged with slaying a 26-year-old scholar vi...
14:42, 06/17/2019

Ex-University of Illinois doctoral student guilty in slaying of visiting Chinese scholar A former University of Illinois doctoral student was convicted Monday of killing a visiting scholar from China after abducting her at a bus stop as s...
23:28, 06/24/2019

Ex-University of Illinois doctoral student gets life in prison in slaying of visiting Chinese scholar After a federal jury said Thursday that its members had failed to agree on the death penalty, a former University of Illinois doctoral student drew a...
03:28, 07/19/2019

Trial begins in Chinese scholar slaying Opening statements are set for a federal death-penalty trial of a former University of Illinois graduate student charged with kidnapping and killing ...
19:42, 06/12/2019

2nd day of jury selection at Chinese scholar slaying trial CHICAGO (AP) — A federal judge in central Illinois will continue vetting would-be jurors at the death penalty trial of a former University of Illinoi...
07:00, 06/04/2019

Prosecution rests case in Chinese scholar’s slaying trial PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Federal prosecutors have rested their case in the trial of a former University of Illinois student who could get the death penalt...
20:14, 06/21/2019

Jury selection begins at trial of Chinese scholar's slaying A federal judge began vetting would-be jurors Monday in the death-penalty trial of a former University of Illinois physics student charged with kidna...
08:28, 06/04/2019

Illinois man set for trial in missing Chinese scholar case CHICAGO (AP) — A former University of Illinois graduate student is set to stand trial in the 2017 disappearance and suspected killing of a visiting s...
21:14, 06/02/2019

Former student guilty in slaying of visiting Chinese scholar PEORIA, Ill. — Jurors deliberated less than 90 minutes before returning a guilty verdict Monday at the federal death-penalty trial of a former Univer...
23:42, 06/24/2019

Illinois man gets life in prison for brutal rape and killing of Chinese scholar Former University of Illinois student Brendt, Christensen was sentenced to life in prison for the rape and killing of Yingying Zhang   ...
03:56, 07/19/2019

U.S. to seek execution for Illinois man in gruesome slaying of Chinese student Federal prosecutors on Wednesday will begin arguing that an Illinois man should be executed for the gruesome murder of a Chinese graduate student in ...
16:14, 07/17/2019

Ex-University of Illinois doctoral student killed visiting Chinese scholar, defense admits The defense attorney's for the former University of Illinois doctoral student admitted to the jury Wednesday that their client brutally beat and kill...
04:28, 06/13/2019

Jury selection set in death penalty case of Illinois man charged with murdering Chinese scholar Jury selection is set to start on Monday for the trial of an Illinois man charged with kidnapping and murdering a visiting Chinese scholar two years ...
13:14, 06/03/2019

Illinois jury to hear sentencing arguments in gruesome slaying of Chinese student A jury that convicted an Illinois man in the kidnapping and gruesome murder of a Chinese graduate student will soon begin deliberations about whether...
13:28, 07/17/2019

Jury to be picked in man’s trial in Chinese scholar’s death PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Jury selection is expected to wrap up in the trial of a former graduate student accused of kidnapping and killing a University of...
15:56, 06/11/2019

Lawyer helping slain Chinese scholar’s family follow trial PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — A lawyer for a Chinese family attending the U.S. trial of an ex-University of Illinois student charged with killing their daughte...
19:42, 06/05/2019

Federal trial to begin for Illinois man accused of killing Chinese student The federal trial of an Illinois man accused of kidnapping and killing a visiting Chinese scholar two years ago was set to begin on Wednesday, with p...
16:28, 06/12/2019

Illinois man on trial for Chinese student's murder obsessed with Ted Bundy: prosecutor An Illinois man accused of kidnapping and killing a scholar visiting from China two years ago was obsessed with Ted Bundy and other serial killers, a...
22:14, 06/12/2019

Jury weighs fate of Illinois man in slaying of student from China A U.S. court jury on Wednesday began deliberating whether life in prison or the death penalty should be imposed on an Illinois man convicted of the a...
04:00, 07/18/2019

The Latest: Closing arguments next in scholar’s murder trial PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — The Latest on the trial of a man who could get the federal death penalty if convicted of killing an international scholar who was...
23:56, 06/21/2019

Defense in China Scholar's death trial: He did it Federal prosecutors detailed the brutal death of a Chinese scholar in opening statements of a federal death-penalty trial for a former University of ...
05:56, 06/13/2019

Testimony resumes in murdered Chinese scholar case The second day of testimony in the death-penalty trial of the man his own defense attorney admits is guilty of killing Chinese scholar Zingzing Zhang...
21:28, 06/13/2019

The Latest: Prosecutors detail Chinese scholar’s death PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — The Latest on the federal death-penalty trial of a former University of Illinois graduate student charged with kidnapping and kil...
19:42, 06/12/2019

Closing arguments set for missing Chinese scholar case PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Closing arguments are set for the federal death penalty trial of a former University of Illinois doctoral student charged with ki...
09:00, 06/24/2019

The Latest: Jury deliberates in Chinese scholar death case PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — The Latest on the trial in the slaying of a visiting Chinese scholar (all times local): 12:30 p.m. Jurors are deliberating in the...
20:42, 06/24/2019

Jurors watch FBI video of suspect in Chinese scholar’s death PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Jurors in the trial of a former University of Illinois doctoral student accused of killing a visiting scholar from China are watc...
22:14, 06/14/2019

Family told slain Chinese scholar’s body may be in landfill The family of a visiting Chinese scholar whose body was never recovered after a former University of Illinois doctoral student kidnapped and killed h...
09:00, 08/03/2019

Man’s serial killer boast doubted in Chinese scholar case CHICAGO (AP) — There are reasons to doubt a boast from a man charged with killing a visiting scholar from China that he killed 12 other people. Brend...
23:56, 06/20/2019

Jury selection starts Monday in missing Chinese scholar case PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Trial is set to begin for a former University of Illinois graduate student accused of kidnapping and killing a visiting scholar f...
15:14, 06/03/2019

New trial sought for teen convicted in mother's slaying Attorneys for a teenager convicted in the murder of her mother in eastern Pennsylvania are seeking a new trial, calling the outcome of her case "shoc...
03:28, 05/15/2019

Inmate sentenced to death will get new trial in 1997 slaying CINCINNATI (AP) — A 49-year-old man sentenced to death will get a new trial in the 1997 slaying of a Cincinnati convenience store owner. The U.S. Sup...
21:14, 05/20/2019

PhD student found guilty of raping and murdering Chinese scholar after kidnapping her from bus stop An Illinois jury has found a former PhD student guilty of the kidnap, rape and murder of a visiting Chinese scholar after abducting her from a bus st...
05:28, 06/25/2019

Yingying Zhang killing: US man jailed for life for rape and murder of Chinese scholar Brendt Christensen has never revealed the whereabouts of Yingying Zhang, whom he raped and then decapitated in IllinoisA former doctoral student has ...
04:28, 07/19/2019

Suspect in Appalachian Trail slaying found unfit to stand trial A Massachusetts man charged with fatally stabbing an Iraq War veteran on the Appalachian Trail and severely wounding another hiker is not mentally fi...
20:14, 07/04/2019

Accused jealous mastermind of murder-for-hire slaying of Dallas dentist goes on trial The murder-for-hire saga that has enraptured a Texas city for nearly four years will soon come to an end as the woman called the “mastermind” of the ...
22:14, 06/03/2019

Trial To Begin For Man Accused Of Pretending To Be Missing Illinois Boy CINCINNATI (WLWT) — Brian Rini, the man at the center of the Timmothy Pitzen hoax, is set to go on trial Monday in federal court. WLWT reports that R...
15:14, 06/24/2019

Illinois man jailed for life over murder of Chinese graduate student An Illinois man described by prosecutors as obsessed with serial killers was sentenced to life in prison on Thursday for the kidnapping and decapitat...
09:28, 07/19/2019

Jury convicts Illinois man of Chinese graduate student's kidnap-murder A jury found an Illinois man guilty of kidnapping and murder on Monday in the killing of a Chinese graduate student two years ago, capping an eight-d...
22:14, 06/24/2019

Illinois man receives life sentence for murder of Chinese graduate student An Illinois man described by prosecutors as obsessed with serial killers was sentenced to life in prison on Thursday for the kidnapping and decapitat...
00:42, 07/19/2019

Illinois jury to decide death or life in prison for man convicted of beheading Chinese student An Illinois jury of five women and seven men will continue deliberations on Thursday to decide if a man convicted of abducting and beheading a Chines...
08:00, 07/18/2019

Trespassing trial of Chinese woman arrested at Mar-a-Lago moves to jury A Chinese woman accused of hoodwinking U.S. Secret Service agents to gain illegal entry to President Donald Trump's Florida resort repeated her asser...
17:42, 09/11/2019

Underwear snafu delays Chinese woman's Mar-a-Lago trespassing trial A U.S. jail's failure to provide underwear needed to change out of prison garb and into street clothes delayed the start of jury selection in the tri...
20:00, 09/09/2019

Underwear Confusion Delays Chinese Woman's Resort Trespassing Trial A U.S. jail's failure to provide underwear needed to change out of prison garb and into street clothes delayed the start of jury selection in the tri...
04:42, 09/10/2019

Chinese woman arrested at Mar-a-Lago can represent self at trial, but is making ‘bad decision,’ judge says A Chinese woman accused of illegally entering President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort will be allowed to represent herself at her upcoming trial despite ...
19:00, 06/12/2019

U.S. Job Openings Slipped in May to 7.3 Million The number of unfilled jobs in the U.S. fell slightly in May, but remained near record levels, suggesting demand for workers was strong even during a...
20:00, 07/09/2019

US job openings jump to nearly 7.5 million in March U.S. employers advertised almost 7.5 million jobs at the end of March, a solid figure that signals hiring will likely remain strong in the months ahe...
19:14, 05/07/2019

US job openings decline for second straight month U.S. job openings fell for a second straight month in July amid decreases in wholesale trade and the federal government, which could bolster economis...
19:28, 09/10/2019

The best new NYC restaurants: Fall 2019 openings Every fall, NYC’s foodie scene gets a fresh boost with a spate of restaurant premieres. Over the next few months, one of New York’s best-known ...
03:56, 09/14/2019

U.S. Job Openings Outnumber Unemployed by Widest Gap Ever he number of job openings exceeded the number of unemployed Americans by the largest margin on record, signaling difficulty for employers to find wor...
17:14, 06/10/2019

U.S. Job Openings Cool in Slowing Labor Market The number of job openings decreased in July from a year earlier for the second consecutive month, underscoring slowing demand for new workers, thoug...
21:56, 09/10/2019

US job openings rebound in March, hiring little changed U.S. job openings rebounded sharply in March, while the pace of hiring was little changed, pointing to a growing worker shortage that could slow empl...
18:42, 05/07/2019

Not one MLB manager has been fired this season, but there could be 10 new openings come October There hasn’t been a single managerial firing yet, but just wait. There could be as many as 10 managerial opening when the regular season ends.  ...
19:42, 09/17/2019

U.S. job openings slip; hiring hits all-time high U.S. job openings fell slightly in April, but a surge in hiring to a record high suggested strong demand for labor before a recent escalation in trad...
19:42, 06/10/2019

Economy Week Ahead: Services-Sector Activity, Job Openings In the week ahead, the U.S. will see fresh data on services-sector activity, job openings and producer prices. The eurozone will publish services dat...
21:56, 08/04/2019

Amid U.S. vaping crackdown, Juul enters China with online store openings U.S. e-cigarettes maker Juul Labs Inc, which faces a widening crackdown on vaping at home, has entered China, with online storefronts on e-commerce s...
11:14, 09/12/2019

Talent dogfight: Rock stars, heroes and misleading job postings as openings near record Companies are pumping up job openings in ads and interviews to stand out amid near-record openings and a smaller pool of candidates   ...
22:28, 07/01/2019

Talent dogfight: Rock stars, heroes and broken promises as job openings near record Companies are pumping up job openings in ads and interviews to stand out amid near-record openings and a smaller pool of candidates   ...
20:00, 07/01/2019

UPDATE 1-Mexico's Femsa reins in planned gas-station openings for rest of year Mexican retailer and bottler Femsa has cut its planned gas station openings for the rest of the year by about half, it said on Friday, adding that Me...
20:00, 07/26/2019

All You Need To Know About SBI's Student Scholar Loan State Bank of India, Scholar Loan Scheme: State Bank of India, the country's largest lender, is offering loans to students to pursue higher education...
22:28, 05/28/2019

An AEI scholar breaks down the military history between Iran and the US The Trump administration is accusing Iran for the attacks on the shipping tankers in the Gulf of Oman. The attacks are the latest in a series in the ...
16:14, 06/14/2019

Former Fulbright scholar leaving sanctuary after 598 days A former Fulbright scholar who has been fighting deportation to his native Indonesia is leaving the sanctuary of a Connecticut church after 598 days....
22:14, 05/31/2019

The Latest: Former Fulbright scholar leaves sanctuary MERIDEN, Conn. (AP) — The Latest on the end of deportation proceedings against a man who has been in sanctuary for almost 600 days (all times local):...
22:56, 05/31/2019

Former Fulbright scholar leaves sanctuary after 598 days A former Fulbright scholar who has been fighting deportation to his native Indonesia is leaving the sanctuary of a Connecticut church after 598 days....
23:42, 05/31/2019

PhD Scholar Among 6 Terrorists Arrested For Jammu And Kashmir Car Blast A PhD scholar is among six terrorists caught in connection with the explosion inside a car on Jammu-Srinagar highway last month, when a convoy of the...
10:56, 04/30/2019

The Latest: Jurors hear suspect say he killed scholar PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — The Latest from the trial of a former University of Illinois doctoral student charged with slaying a visiting scholar from China ...
03:56, 06/15/2019

Zimbabwean scholar named one of the most inspiring women in the world The life-size bronze figure of accomplished Zimbabwean scholar Tererai Trent will be unveiled in the United States to celebrate Women's Equality Day ...
15:42, 05/09/2019

Feminist cyborg scholar Donna Haraway: ‘The disorder of our era isn’t necessary’ Cyborg Manifesto author and philosopher who explores the nature of reality discusses the science wars and climate activismThe history of philosophy i...
17:00, 06/20/2019

Pak-Origin Scholar Killed By Man Who Shot A Friend And Was In Asylum Javed Bhutto, a caregiver to mentally disabled adults, got home from work about 11 that morning with bags of groceries in his Toyota Corolla. After h...
07:14, 09/05/2019

Islamic scholar’s terror convictions reviewed in Virginia ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A federal judge in Virginia may toss out parts of a 10-count conviction against an Islamic scholar serving life in prison for ...
18:00, 06/25/2019

Trial of accused Christchurch gunman trial delayed in New Zealand to avoid Ramadan The trial of a man accused of shootings at two mosques in New Zealand that killed 51 people has been delayed by a month because the original court da...
10:28, 09/12/2019

Iran confirms arrest of French-Iranian scholar, gives no details Iran confirmed on Tuesday it had detained French-Iranian scholar Fariba Adelkhah but declined to give any more details, a day after Paris demanded in...
15:14, 07/16/2019

Life-size statue of Zimbabwean scholar unveiled in New York A life-size statue of 10 women media including mogul Oprah Winfrey, Hollywood stars Nicole Kidman and Cate Blanchett was unveiled in New York Monday....
02:42, 08/28/2019

Bombing at Afghan Mosque Kills Popular Religious Scholar The attack, which killed two people in all, mirrored a Taliban strategy of targeting those with religious influence to exert the militant group’s pow...
18:14, 05/24/2019

Sri Lanka Arrests Saudi-Educated Scholar Over Links With Easter Bombings Sri Lankan authorities have arrested a Saudi-educated scholar for what they claim are links with Zahran Hashim, the suspected ringleader of the Easte...
06:14, 05/13/2019

Arrest made in drive-by shooting deaths of UC Irvine scholar and friend, both 24 A 27-year-old man has been arrested in the drive-by shooting deaths of a University of California, Irvine, astrophysics scholar and his friend in Los...
15:56, 08/22/2019

Iran judiciary confirms arrest of French-Iranian scholar, gives no details Iran's judiciary on Tuesday confirmed the arrest of French-Iranian scholar Fariba Adelkhah, a day after French President Emmanuel Macron raised the i...
12:00, 07/16/2019

Jurors hear recording of suspect describing how he killed scholar from China PEORIA, Ill. — Jurors in a federal death-penalty trial heard secretly recorded audio Friday in which a former University of Illinois doctoral student...
05:56, 06/15/2019

David Brion Davis, Pulitzer Prize-winning scholar who documented slavery, dead at 92 David Brion Davis died at age 92 of natural causes, Yale University announced. Davis was a professor emeritus there, and a Pulitzer Prize winner. &#...
21:28, 04/28/2019

MIT staffer, visiting scholar quit over Jeffrey Epstein's $200G donation to school media lab Two researchers are cutting ties with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Media Lab in the wake of revelations that the prestigious technolog...
07:56, 08/22/2019

Witness: Suspect In Slaying Tried To Get Her Into His Car PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — A University of Illinois graduate student has told jurors that the man on trial for abducting and killing a 26-year-old visiting ...
21:14, 06/18/2019

Chinese government worker charged with visa fraud, allegedly tried to get Chinese recruiters into US A Chinese government employee working in the United States has been charged with visa fraud for allegedly trying to bring Chinese recruiters into Ame...
03:14, 09/18/2019

U.S. and Chinese Trade Teams Are in Contact Ahead of the G-20 Summit, a Chinese Official Says (BEIJING) — Chinese and U.S. trade negotiators are discussing ways to resolve disputes ahead of a meeting between Presidents Donald Trump and X...
06:14, 06/25/2019

Alabama set to execute man for pastor’s slaying BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A man who was nearly put to death before an execution warrant expired last month is again set to die by lethal injection in A...
09:00, 05/30/2019

Top prosecutors take over probe of German politician slaying BERLIN (AP) — German authorities say federal prosecutors are taking charge of the investigation into the killing of a regional official from Chancell...
12:00, 06/17/2019

Motive elusive in Alabama boy's slaying of his family A 14-year-old Alabama boy was charged with five counts of murder on Tuesday in the shooting deaths of his family including three younger children, Li...
13:00, 09/04/2019

Italy detains 2 Americans, 19, in slaying of policeman Italian police say two young American tourists have confessed to fatally stabbing an Italian paramilitary policeman who was investigating the theft o...
12:00, 07/27/2019

3 detained for questioning over doctor’s slaying in Belize Belize authorities investigating the slayings of a Virginia cardiologist and his tour guide have detained three men in the case, according to local r...
21:56, 07/17/2019

Florida man gets life for slaying he blamed on sleepwalking WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A man who claimed he was sleepwalking when he stabbed his roommate to death has been sentenced to life in prison. The Pa...
14:00, 05/09/2019

Man charged slaying of dad who was reputed New York mobster Federal prosecutors say the son of a reputed Bonanno associate gunned down at a McDonald’s drive-thru in the Bronx was behind his father’s hit, and a...
09:28, 06/19/2019

Man can reject insanity defense in ex-girlfriend’s slaying JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. (AP) — An Indiana judge has ruled a man accused of killing his ex-girlfriend and eating parts of her body can reject an insanity...
08:56, 06/13/2019

The Latest: Video of slaying shown in courtroom DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on a North Carolina man pleading guilty to murder in the slayings of three Muslim students (all times local): 11:55 a....
19:42, 06/12/2019

Chicago man acquitted in slaying of dismembered 2-year-old A Chicago jury acquitted a man of murder in the 2015 slaying of a toddler whose dismembered body parts were later found floating in the Garfield Park...
11:00, 05/24/2019

3 people charged in slaying of pregnant woman Murder charges have been filed against a woman and her daughter in the death of a pregnant Chicago woman whose baby was cut from her womb. (May 16) ...
05:00, 05/17/2019

Former inmate convicted in prison pen pal double slaying A suburban Cleveland man accused of fatally stabbing his prison pen pal and her friend weeks after being released has been convicted of aggravated mu...
20:00, 06/14/2019

Man who sang about woman’s slaying sentenced to prison SOMERVILLE, N.J. — A New Jersey man who ordered pizza and posted a video of himself singing after killing a woman is going to prison. A judge on Thur...
13:56, 05/17/2019

MS-13 member gets 55 years in prison in quadruple slaying An MS-13 street gang member has been sentenced to 55 years in prison for his role in the brutal massacre of four young men on New York's Long Island....
04:28, 06/13/2019

Man pleads guilty to slaying, placing remains in freezer YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man has pleaded guilty to murder, corpse abuse and other charges in the killing and dismemberment of his former girlf...
16:42, 05/31/2019

Mark Soliz is set to be executed for 2010 Texas slaying On Tuesday, Texas is set to execute Mark Soliz for the 2010 home robbery and shooting death of a North Texas woman. If it proceeds, the execution wil...
00:28, 09/11/2019

Suspect in 1993 slaying charged with molesting another child O’FALLON, Mo. (AP) — A man charged with the 1993 abduction, rape and killing of a 9-year-old Missouri girl has now been charged with molesting ...
03:42, 06/27/2019

Florida man arrested in 1972 slaying of N Carolina woman A Florida man has been arrested in one of North Carolina's coldest cases: the 1972 slaying of a woman found bound and shot beside her 4-month-old bab...
23:14, 05/01/2019

FBI joins investigation into Virginia doctor’s slaying in Belize The FBI has joined the probe into the double murder of a Virginia cardiologist in Belize and his fly-fishing guide. Gary Swank, 53, was shot dead Sun...
18:00, 06/28/2019

Man arrested in ’87 cold case slaying of soldier in Colorado COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Authorities have made an arrest in the slaying of a soldier in Colorado 32 years ago. Officials said Friday that DNA l...
03:56, 06/15/2019

Police look to Facebook, bank records in quadruple slaying Police are turning to Facebook and bank records to try to identify a motive for why four people were killed at a North Dakota business two months ago...
22:56, 06/10/2019

Florida man charged in Turkish tourist's slaying 2 years ago Authorities in Florida say they've arrested a man for the slaying of a Turkish tourist on his honeymoon during a botched armed robbery more than two ...
01:00, 04/30/2019

Texas executes man for 1998 slaying of college student HUNTSVILLE, Texas — A Texas death row inmate who argued that his conviction was based on junk science was executed Wednesday for the abduction, rape ...
03:28, 08/22/2019

Former Idaho governor candidate under investigation in 1984 slaying Steve Pankey, a former candidate for Idaho governor, recently revealed he is under investigation in the 1984 slaying of a Colorado girl.   ...
08:28, 09/14/2019

Witness against teen in mother’s slaying gets time served CROWN POINT, Ind. (AP) — A young man who was a key witness in the case against a northwestern Indiana teenager accused of stabbing her mother more th...
15:28, 06/19/2019

Pretrial appeal dismissed in 2005 slaying of teacher ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia’s highest court has ruled that it lacks authority to hear a pretrial appeal from a man charged with killing a high schoo...
16:42, 06/10/2019

Alabama executes man for 1991 slaying of pastor during robbery An Alabama man who avoided execution last month for the stabbing death of a preacher during a Christmastime robbery was put to death by lethal inject...
04:56, 05/31/2019

Report criticizes probe into slaying of Malta journalist A Council of Europe report has criticized the “glacial” pace of the investigation into the car bomb assassination of a leading Maltese investigative ...
16:42, 05/29/2019

2 Maltese soldiers arrested in drive-by slaying of migrant VALLETTA, Malta (AP) — Malta’s prime minister has announced that two armed forces members have been arrested in connection with a fatal drive-b...
17:42, 05/18/2019

Judge OKs execution of South Dakota man in 1993 slaying RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota judge has signed off on the execution of a man convicted of stabbing a former co-worker to death during a doug...
04:00, 06/26/2019

Guilty verdict reached in Canadian couple slaying Jurors have found a Washington state man guilty in the 1987 killings of a Canadian couple. William Earl Talbott II was arrested last year in the deat...
02:28, 06/29/2019

Jury for gruesome slaying case to come from central Indiana JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. (AP) — The jury for a southern Indiana man accused of killing his ex-girlfriend and eating parts of her body will come from subu...
19:14, 05/24/2019

3 charged in connection to slaying of pregnant Chicago teen Three people were charged Thursday in connection to the savage murder of 19-year-old Marlen Ochoa-Lopez — who had her baby carved out of her womb aft...
00:28, 05/17/2019

Suspect in Polish slaying killed by police outside Berlin BERLIN — German police shot and killed a man who had fled from Poland after allegedly killing a woman there, when he pulled a gun on them after they ...
17:56, 09/12/2019

Ukrainian convicted in 2014 slaying of Italian photographer An Italian court has convicted a Ukrainian who was serving as a volunteer in eastern Ukraine of killing an Italian photographer covering the separati...
19:28, 07/12/2019

Two more mysterious deaths reported in Belize after doctor’s slaying Two mysterious deaths were reported out of Belize over the weekend, including a British expat whose body was floating off the coast and a dad who die...
04:14, 07/03/2019

Former homeless football player arrested in slaying of girlfriend in Maryland A man who once made national headlines for after being ruled ineligible to play high school football because he was homeless was arrested in the deat...
06:00, 05/05/2019

Texas executes Billy Crutsinger in slaying of two elderly women In 2003, an 89-year-old woman and her 71-year-old daughter were stabbed to death in their Fort Worth home. On Wednesday, Texas executed Billy Crutsin...
11:14, 09/05/2019

Woman to remain jailed in identical twin sister’s slaying CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey woman accused of stabbing her identical twin to death during a street fight will remain jailed until her trial on ag...
04:00, 06/28/2019

Police arrest woman in former Arkansas state senator's slaying Authorities have arrested a woman in connection with homicide investigation into former Arkansas State Senator Linda Collins-Smith's death last week....
22:14, 06/15/2019

Man ordered held in slaying of Chicago club security guard CHICAGO (AP) — A second man charged in connection with the fatal shooting of a security guard at a popular Chicago nightclub has been ordered held wi...
14:14, 06/25/2019

Suspect wanted in Virginia doctor’s slaying denies involvement An alleged Belizean gangster wanted in the slayings of a Virginia doctor and a tour guide in San Pedro insists his hands are “clean” in t...
18:00, 06/28/2019

Texas set to execute Billy Crutsinger in slaying of two elderly women In 2003, an 89-year-old woman and her 71-year-old daughter were stabbed to death in their Fort Worth home. On Wednesday, Texas plans to execute Billy...
17:56, 09/04/2019

Suspect in Bianca Devins slaying moved from hospital to jail His booking photo, which was released by the Oneida County Sheriff's Office, shows where he sliced his own neck after allegedly slitting Devins' thro...
00:14, 07/19/2019

Utah man formally charged in brutal Mackenzie Lueck slaying When investigators discovered the remains of Mackenzie Lueck, the slain University of Utah student’s body had been charred with her arms tied b...
01:42, 07/11/2019

Each Family Member Is A Different Monster-Slaying Class In Children of Morta Children of Morta is an upcoming action game about a monster-slaying family, developed by studio Dead Mage and published by Frostpunk developer 11 Bi...
20:56, 06/05/2019

The Latest: Murder charge filed in slaying of police officer SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the slaying of a Sacramento police officer (all times local): 4:10 p.m. California prosecutors have filed a m...
04:28, 06/22/2019

Italy detains 2 American teens in slaying of Rome policeman Italian police say two 19-year-old American tourists have confessed to fatally stabbing an Italian paramilitary policeman who was investigating the t...
14:42, 07/27/2019

Authorities execute search warrant in quadruple Ohio slaying WEST CHESTER, Ohio (AP) — Authorities have executed a search warrant as part of their investigation into the slaying of four family members found sho...
00:42, 05/04/2019

Italy detains two 19-year-old Americans in alleged slaying of policeman ROME — Italian police said Saturday that two 19-year-old American tourists have confessed to fatally stabbing an Italian paramilitary policeman who w...
16:42, 07/27/2019

Suspect in defrocked priest's slaying arrested in Michigan A man jailed in Michigan is suspected of shooting and killing a 70-year-old defrocked priest accused of sexually assaulting minors.   ...
04:42, 06/05/2019

Ashton Kutcher freaked out about his fingerprints day after ‘Hollywood Ripper’ slaying Ashton Kutcher took the stand Wednesday in the “Hollywood Ripper” trial of a “serial sexual thrill killer” accused of killing...
21:28, 05/29/2019

Alabama executes Christopher Lee Price for Christmastime slaying of pastor ATMORE, Ala. — A man convicted of killing a country preacher during a 1991 robbery was put to death by lethal injection in Alabama on Thursday, weeks...
05:42, 05/31/2019

Inmate acquitted of guard’s slaying in Delaware prison riot WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A jury has acquitted an inmate accused of leading a riot at Delaware’s maximum-security prison during which a guard was...
21:56, 05/23/2019

Navy SEAL wants slaying case tossed or prosecutor removed SAN DIEGO (AP) — Lawyers for a Navy SEAL accused of killing an Islamic State prisoner say prosecutors lied, withheld evidence and illegally conducted...
09:00, 05/30/2019

Louisiana police investigate slaying of civil rights activist-historian Police in Louisiana are investigating the presumed slaying of a prominent civil rights activist and founder of an African-American history museum who...
07:28, 07/15/2019

Getaway driver enters guilty plea in slaying of 9-year-old Tyshawn Lee An Illinois man suspected of driving a getaway car in the shooting death of 9-year-old Tyshawn Lee in 2015 has pleaded guilty to first-degree murder,...
11:14, 09/05/2019

North Carolina man arrested in 1985 slaying of TV director Barry Crane Los Angeles police on Friday charged a North Carolina man with murder nearly 35 years after the slaying of prominent television director Barry Crane,...
18:42, 05/11/2019

North Carolina man arrested for 1985 slaying of TV director Barry Crane Los Angeles police on Friday charged a North Carolina man with murder nearly 35 years after the slaying of prominent television director Barry Crane,...
01:42, 05/11/2019

Navy SEAL seeks to toss slaying case over withheld evidence SAN DIEGO (AP) — Lawyers for a Navy SEAL accused of killing an Islamic State prisoner in Iraq in 2017 are seeking to have the charges dismissed for a...
07:56, 05/29/2019

Khashoggi's fiancee attacks Trump for muted response to journalist's slaying The fiancée of murdered Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi appeared Thursday on Capitol Hill, where she criticized the United States’ respons...
23:14, 05/16/2019

Alabama prison inmate indicted in 1974 Texas officer slaying ALICE, Texas (AP) — An Alabama inmate serving a life sentence for robbery has been indicted in the 1974 fatal shooting of a Texas police officer. Pro...
20:00, 05/22/2019

'What is Google Scholar?': What you need to know about Google's database for students, researchers, and other curious minds Reuters Google Scholar is a searchable database of scholarly literature. It connects users with studies and journal articles, but that doesn't alway...
22:28, 06/03/2019

Skylar Neese murder: Teen killer sent chilling tweet after slaying pal in woods A teen killer from West Virginia pretended to be devastated on social media over her pal’s death after she slaughtered her, according to a new ...
09:00, 08/03/2019

Why officers may have crossed a line in initial interview of Mollie Tibbetts’ slaying The legality of an 11-hour interview with the suspect is crucial to the murder case, legal experts agree, but they differ on merits of the arguments....
23:42, 06/24/2019

Ohio man tied to 2 cold case murders, a year after acquittal in 1991 slaying Two Ohio cold case murders from more than 44 years ago may have been the work of a 75-year-old convicted rapist who was tried just last year in a 199...
19:42, 09/16/2019

Millionaire evaded cops in wife’s slaying by staying in luxe Mexico hotels The California millionaire who was arrested last weekend for his wife’s 2012 slaying managed to elude capture for four years in Mexico by shack...
01:28, 08/07/2019

Texas executes man with history of violence against women for 1998 slaying of college student A Texas death row inmate who argued that his conviction was based on junk science was executed Wednesday for the abduction, rape and killing of a sub...
07:56, 08/22/2019

Alaskan teens charged with murder after phony multimillionaire offers $9M for proof of slaying Three Alaskan teens were charged Tuesday with the murder of Cynthia Hoffman, 19, after prosecutors allege the killing earlier this month was part of ...
22:14, 06/20/2019

RCMP Apologizes After Streaming Press Conference on Double Slaying With Cat Filter Activated The Royal Canadian Mounted Police in British Columbia have apologized after livestreaming a press conference on the murder of an American woman and a...
01:42, 07/22/2019

Dauntless brings free-to-play monster-slaying to Nintendo Switch later this year Nintendo Switch players will soon have another monster-hunting game to play. In a new Nintendo Direct video for the Electronic Entertainment Expo, in...
19:56, 06/11/2019

New York mob boss slaying a result of gunman's 'deep state' obsession, defense attorney says The brazen March murder of a New York Mafia boss was reportedly driven by the young gunman’s delusional obsession with online right-wing conspiracy t...
18:56, 07/22/2019

Sister, 30, held in slaying of ex-Portland State basketball player, 22; two other family members hurt A 22-year-old athlete who played basketball and football at Portland State University in Oregon was fatally shot Friday afternoon, allegedly by his 3...
12:42, 08/03/2019

Woman jailed for up to 40 years after blaming boyfriend's slaying on online cult centered on aliens, Armageddon A woman who claimed an online cult centered on aliens and the end of the world was behind her boyfriend’s murder has been sentenced to up to 40 years...
17:14, 06/11/2019

Barr moves to fast-track death penalty in instances of mass murder or slaying of officers In a speech to the Fraternal Order of Police conference in New Orleans Monday, Attorney General William Barr promised to push for new legislation to ...
16:56, 08/13/2019

Illinois plans to self-destruct Here's a basic principle for 21st century governance: to attract investment and high-skilled workers, a government must make it attractive to do busi...
16:00, 05/29/2019

Recreational marijuana use signed into law in Illinois A bill legalizing the use of recreational marijuana was signed into Illinois law. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has the details.    &#...
17:14, 06/26/2019

Illinois legalizes recreational marijuana Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed legislation making Illinois the 11th state in the nation to legalize recreational marijuana and the second to enact It thro...
02:28, 06/26/2019

Eastern Michigan vs. Illinois: Take the underdog You don’t always want to use polls or rankings in your handicapping, but sometimes they can be telling. Eastern Michigan, a middle-of-the-road team i...
17:28, 09/14/2019

Michigan stuns Illinois 5-4 in Big Ten Tournament OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Jordan Nwogu drilled a two-run double with two outs in the bottom of the ninth to push Michigan past Illinois 5-4 on Thursday in t...
19:56, 05/23/2019

Illinois says it's prepared for another election hack The computers in Sangamon County, Ill., like those in state and local election offices across the country, are the new battlefield against foreign at...
01:00, 06/18/2019

Fox News Exclusive: Suspect in Mackenzie Lueck slaying wanted secret room with wall hooks built, contractor claims A handyman in Utah told Fox News exclusively on Friday that the person of interest that police have identified in the search for a missing University...
01:42, 06/29/2019

Illinois becomes 11th state to allow recreational marijuana SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Illinois’ new governor delivered on a top campaign promise Tuesday by signing legislation that makes the state the 11th to legali...
22:14, 06/25/2019

Illinois House approves fingerprinting gun owners SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois gun owners will be fingerprinted and will pay more for firearm owner identification cards under legislation approve...
06:14, 05/30/2019

A Flamingo In An Illinois Zoo Had To Be Put Down After A Child Threw A Rock At It (NBC NEWS FILE PHOTO) (CNN) – A Miller Park Zoo flamingo was euthanized Monday after an elementary school student threw a rock inside the anima...
23:42, 05/25/2019

Analysis: Thousands in Illinois may have guns without permit CHICAGO (AP) — Tens of thousands of Illinois residents whose gun licenses have been revoked could still be in possession of firearms, according to an...
17:42, 05/27/2019

Illinois Rep. John Shimkus quits House Longtime Illinois Rep. John Shimkus said Friday he would not seek reelection — becoming at least the 12th House Republican to call it quits after the...
01:56, 08/31/2019

Illinois congressman unfazed by AOC’s endorsement of his rival Rep. Dan Lipinski is shrugging off the endorsement of his liberal challenger by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, telling POLITICO the progressive star’...
05:42, 09/18/2019

After Illinois, these states could legalize recreational marijuana next More states have waved the green flag on weed from a medical and/or adult-use, with 33 medical marijuana-legal states. Ten allow adult consumption. ...
16:42, 06/14/2019

Illinois poised to legalize recreational marijuana Illinois is poised to become the 11th state in the US to legalize marijuana for recreational use, after lawmakers voted to legalize the drug on Frida...
00:42, 06/02/2019

Illinois becomes 11th state to legalize marijuana Illinois Gov. J.B Pritzker signed a bill Tuesday morning legalizing recreational use of marijuana, making Illinois the 11th state to decriminalize th...
02:42, 06/26/2019

Louisville walks off against Illinois State 4-3 in NCAA LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Alex Binelas’ walk-off single in the bottom of the ninth inning scored Trey Leonard and top-seeded Louisville edged Illi...
07:00, 06/04/2019

Illinois teen sues top e-cigarette maker An Illinois teenager who fell ill with a lung disease after vaping for more than a year has sued a leading e-cigarette maker. Attorneys filed the law...
08:28, 09/14/2019

Defense in China student's beheading in Illinois says he did it An Illinois man accused of kidnapping and killing a graduate student from China two years ago was obsessed with Ted Bundy and other serial killers, a...
02:14, 06/13/2019

$5.5 Million Homes in New York, Illinois and Missouri A minimalist home in the Hudson Valley designed by the Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, an 1883 Tudor in Evanston and a medieval-style castle in Kansas City...
16:14, 07/03/2019

New law allows Illinois schools to teach hunting classes "Students who are exposed to lessons in hunting safety have a greater chance of respecting firearms and using them properly for the rest of their liv...
18:42, 08/01/2019

Trump says he may commute sentence of former Illinois governor U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he was seriously considering commuting the prison sentence of former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich....
08:42, 08/08/2019

Illinois zoo flamingo put down after a child threw a rock at it (CNN) – A Miller Park Zoo flamingo was euthanized Monday after an elementary school student threw a rock inside the animal’s exhibit. A r...
19:42, 05/22/2019

4 injured in explosion at Illinois silicone plant WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — An overnight explosion and fire at a plant in Illinois has injured four people. Waukegan Fire Marshal Steven Lenzi says the exp...
15:28, 05/04/2019

Study: Illinois sometimes brushes aside abuse allegations CHICAGO (AP) — A study has found that Illinois’ child welfare agency is so intent on keeping children with their parents and out of foster care...
09:42, 05/15/2019

Several hospitalized after blast at Illinois silicon plant A massive explosion in a silicon plant in northern Illinois sent at least four people to the hospital late Friday night. The 9:30 p.m. blast at AB Sp...
20:00, 05/04/2019

90-year-old to become Northeastern Illinois’ oldest graduate CHICAGO (AP) — A 90-year-old great-grandfather is about make history by becoming the oldest student to earn a bachelor’s degree from Northeaste...
18:14, 05/04/2019

Constitutionality of $16 billion of Illinois bonds challenged The sale of $10 billion of general obligation bonds in 2003 and $6 billion in 2017 by Illinois was unconstitutional because the proceeds were used fo...
00:42, 07/02/2019

90-year-old to become Northeastern Illinois' oldest graduate A 90-year-old great-grandfather is about make history by becoming the oldest student to earn a bachelor's degree from Northeastern Illinois Universit...
17:56, 05/04/2019

2nd person confirmed dead after explosion at Illinois plant WAUKEGAN, Ill. — An explosion and fire at an Illinois silicone factory claimed a second victim Saturday when an employee taken to a hospital after th...
13:00, 05/05/2019

Illinois Republicans consider push to separate Chicago from state Illinois Republicans unhappy at the influence the Democrat-controlled city of Chicago holds over the state are looking at trying to blow the Windy Ci...
18:00, 05/18/2019

Illinois transfer TE Ford to sit 2019 after NCAA decision CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Illinois tight end Luke Ford, a transfer from Georgia, will not be eligible to play this season after the NCAA upheld the deni...
00:42, 06/08/2019

Clemson powers past Illinois 8-4 in NCAA Tournament OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Kyle Wilkie and Grayson Byrd both drove in three runs, Davis Sharpe pitched 6 2/3 innings in relief and Clemson beat Illinois 8-...
01:56, 06/01/2019

Illinois Republicans urge Trump to keep Blagojevich in prison Illinois’ delegation of House Republicans on Thursday urged President Donald Trump not to commute the sentence of Rod Blagojevich, the state’s former...
04:42, 08/09/2019

Insurance Companies Will Have to Cover EpiPen for Kids Under New Illinois Law Illinois will become the first state in the nation to require that insurance companies cover the EpiPen auto-injector for anyone 18 years of age or y...
23:28, 08/14/2019

Illinois State Senator to Trump: Hey, Sorry About the Mock Assassination State Sen. Martin Sandoval (D-Ill.), has apologized to Trump and all who support him for an incident that happened at a fundraiser. And by incident, ...
17:42, 08/19/2019

Jacksonville State rallies late to eliminate Illinois 7-5 OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Andrew Naismith had a pinch two-run double in the eighth inning as Jacksonville State rallied late to beat Illinois 7-5 in an NC...
00:00, 06/02/2019

Parents accused in Illinois boy’s beating death due in court WOODSTOCK, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois mother and father charged with murder in the death of their 5-year-old son are due in court for preliminary hearin...
07:14, 05/10/2019

Suspect in Illinois deputy’s death arrested after barricade AVON, Ill. (AP) — Illinois State Police have identified a suspect being held in the fatal shooting of a sheriff’s deputy who was responding to ...
03:42, 06/27/2019

Dangerous storms to rumble from Illinois to Pennsylvania through Sunday if (typeof apgPageInfoObj != 'undefined' && apgPageInfoObj.adUnit.platform == "web") { (function () { var _sf_async_config = window._sf_async_config ...
15:56, 05/25/2019

Man suspected of shooting Illinois deputy appears in court LEWISTOWN, Ill. (AP) — A man suspected of fatally shooting an Illinois sheriff’s deputy has been charged with first-degree murder and ordered h...
22:56, 06/27/2019

Illinois State Police trooper killed during shootout An Illinois State Police Trooper died from a shootout while executing a search warrant with other SWAT team members in a dangerous residential neighb...
16:28, 08/25/2019

First Death Allegedly Linked to Vaping Reported in Illinois A spike in serious illnesses possibly related to vaping has been reported in several states in recent months. Now, health officials in Illinois say t...
12:28, 08/25/2019

Illinois becomes 11th state to legalize recreational use of marijuana SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois is likely to become the 11th state to allow small amounts of marijuana for recreational use after the Democratic-co...
03:00, 06/26/2019

Illinois proposes $1K annual registration fee for electric cars Owners of all-electric vehicles in Illinois may get a huge shock to the wallet — thanks to a proposed $1,000 annual registration fee. The proposed hi...
00:00, 05/11/2019

Illinois joins 10 other U.S. states in legalizing recreational marijuana Illinois on Tuesday became the 11th U.S. state to legalize the recreational use of marijuana by adults after Governor J.B. Pritzker signed into law a...
23:42, 06/25/2019

Illinois man dies while working on sign in northwest Indiana DYER, Ind. (AP) — Authorities say a contract worker from Illinois has died while working on an electronic sign at a restaurant in northwestern Indian...
16:56, 05/20/2019

Vaping May Have Caused an Illinois Patient to Die From a Respiratory Illness An Illinois resident who was hospitalized with a respiratory illness linked to vaping has died, according to the state’s public health official...
22:28, 08/23/2019

Police: Illinois man dies after paddle-boating accident ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. (AP) — Suburban Chicago authorities say a 44-year-old died in a paddle-boating accident on Memorial Day. The Chicago Tribune ...
17:14, 05/28/2019

Memorial to honor 4 men killed in Illinois plant explosion WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — A memorial is planned to honor four men from Illinois and Wisconsin who died in a silicone plant explosion. AB Specialty Silico...
07:14, 05/10/2019

First US death possibly linked to vaping in Illinois: officials E-cigarettes could have claimed their first victim. A user in Illinois has died after being hospitalized with severe respiratory illness, following a...
20:56, 08/24/2019

The Latest: Another body found in Illinois plant rubble WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — The Latest on the explosion and fire at an Illinois silicone plant (all times local): 4:30 p.m. Search and rescue personnel hav...
00:56, 05/06/2019

Report: Illinois gunman vowed to kill others if he was fired A report on the February shooting at a suburban Chicago manufacturing plant found that the man who killed five people after he was fired told another...
21:00, 04/29/2019

Wisconsin, Illinois sued over transgender name-change laws Attorneys are suing Wisconsin and Illinois over laws that forbid transgender individuals from changing their names if they have certain criminal conv...
19:00, 05/01/2019

Illinois man, 48, is convicted in booby-trap shotgun killing An Illinois man who booby-trapped a shotgun that killed a neighbor last year was convicted Thursday of murder and another charge, according to media ...
09:42, 09/14/2019

Illinois: one dead, two missing after silicone plant explosion Nine employees were inside the plant in Waukegan when it occurred at about 9.30pm Friday while the cause is unknownAuthorities have recovered the bod...
22:14, 05/04/2019

Large exotic cat mauls mom, child in Illinois, report An Illinois woman and her child were hospitalized Sunday after they were attacked by a caracal, which is a large exotic cat that is often compared to...
07:56, 06/24/2019

Police: 5 dead after SUV hits truck in southern Illinois MARION, Ill. (AP) — Police say five people have died after an SUV crashed into the back of a semitrailer along an interstate in southern Illinois. Il...
15:56, 05/03/2019

SUV leaves trail of destruction after plowing into Illinois mall An out-of-control SUV driver smashed into a Chicagoland mall Friday and barreled around the shopping center — sending panicked people running for the...
05:28, 09/21/2019

Longtime Illinois politician Thomas Hynes dies at age 80 CHICAGO (AP) — Former Illinois state Senate president and Democratic National Committee member Thomas Hynes has died. He was 80. Cheever Griffin, Hyn...
21:00, 05/05/2019

Prosecutors try to revoke parental rights in Illinois case An Illinois mother and father charged with murder in the death of their 5-year-old son have agreed to let the state's child welfare agency care for t...
01:00, 04/30/2019

Court records: Illinois father led police to son’s body WOODSTOCK, Ill. (AP) — Court records show that video police recovered from an Illinois woman’s cellphone showing her bruised 5-year-old son pro...
17:28, 05/02/2019

Illinois governor announces plan to legalize marijuana CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker says he’s reached an agreement with key lawmakers on a plan to legalize recreational marijuana in th...
19:42, 05/04/2019

Illinois teen wakes up thinking each day is June 11: 'It's like a movie' An Illinois teenager wakes up every day thinking it's June 11, 2019, the day she suffered a traumatic brain injury. Two hours later, her memory reset...
06:42, 09/12/2019

The Latest: 3 believed dead in explosion at Illinois plant WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — The Latest on an explosion at and Illinois (all times local): 9:30 a.m. Authorities believe three people missing after an explo...
16:42, 05/04/2019

One dead, two missing after 'catastrophic' plant explosion in Illinois A "catastrophic explosion" rocked a chemical plant in northern Illinois, sending four people to hospitals and three others unaccounted for and feared...
17:56, 05/04/2019

'Everything has changed': Alabama town tries to cope after teen accused of slaying family Elkmont is home to 500 people who say they've lived in the town all their lives — and that tragedies like this just don't happen ther...
21:43, 09/05/2019

Democrats advance bill to expand Illinois abortion rights SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — House Democrats in Illinois have advanced a measure to replace the state’s abortion law with less restrictive language...
18:00, 05/27/2019

Illinois County to Use Algorithm to Automatically Expunge Old Marijuana Convictions With a statewide marijuana decriminalization ordinance set to take effect at the start of 2020, Cook County, Illinois is slated to automatically clea...
18:00, 08/29/2019

Illinois to ask residents to vote on how income tax is levied on 2020 ballot The Illinois House of Representatives on Monday voted to put a proposal that would change the state's personal income tax system on a ballot to take ...
03:28, 05/28/2019

Workers killed in Illinois plant blast alerted others before explosion Three men believed to have been trapped in a massive explosion at an Illinois industrial plant warned others to leave the building before the blast, ...
00:00, 05/07/2019

Walker pitches Illinois State past Louisville 4-2 in NCAA LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Jeremy Gaines’ two-run double capped a three-run sixth inning, Matt Walker threw a complete-game six-hitter and Illinois...
01:42, 06/02/2019

Illinois expands abortion rights amid stringent bans across the US The Illinois State Senate passed sweeping abortion protections late Friday, which will most likely be signed by Gov. J.B. Pritzker, a Democrat. The S...
23:42, 06/01/2019

Smith’s 3-hitter carries Louisville past Illinois State 11-2 LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Luke Smith allowed three hits in 8 1/3 innings and Jake Snider had three RBI with a homer as top-seeded Louisville routed Illi...
07:42, 06/03/2019

Jury convicts man of Illinois drug-case informant's death Jurors in Chicago have convicted a man in the 2012 murder of an informant who cooperated with a federal investigation into a central Illinois drug ri...
18:00, 05/06/2019

Jury convicts man of Illinois drug-case informant’s death CHICAGO (AP) — Jurors in Chicago have convicted a man in the 2012 murder of an informant who cooperated with a federal investigation into a central I...
18:00, 05/06/2019

Explosion at Illinois silicone plant kills 2 people and 2 are still missing A massive blast rocked parts of an Illinois town Friday night, killing two people and leaving three others injured, authorities said. Two people were...
01:56, 05/06/2019

Illinois man left seriously injured after vicious bowling ball attack Police in Illinois are on the hunt for a suspect who was caught on video smashing another man's head with a bowling ball Wednesday night, an attack t...
22:28, 09/08/2019

Illinois reports death from lung illness linked to vaping A person in Illinois who vaped has died after being hospitalized with severe respiratory illness, the state's health authorities said on Friday, amid...
20:28, 08/23/2019

Illinois residents could be charged $1,000 a year to own an electric vehicle under new legislation Electric car owners in Illinois could take a large hit to their bank accounts after lawmakers proposed an extreme hike in registration fees for elect...
01:28, 05/12/2019

Applications to grow hemp pour in to Illinois Department of Agriculture SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — The Illinois Department of Agriculture received nearly 400 applications to grow or process industrial hemp in the first 24 hours ...
14:00, 05/02/2019

Illinois hangs on to low investment-grade credit rating from Moody's Illinois avoided deterioration in one of its low investment-grade credit ratings on Tuesday when Moody's Investors Service affirmed the state at Baa3...
03:42, 06/05/2019

Illinois lawmaker pooped on by pigeon during TV interview — about bird droppings Oh, crap! An Illinois lawmaker was pooped on by a pigeon at a Chicago Transit Authority stop while doing a TV interview about the pigeon droppings pr...
05:00, 09/17/2019

Teen sports phenom fatally shot at Illinois party VENICE, Ill. (AP) — A teen sports standout featured in a Sports Illustrated article about young athletes who would rule the future of sports has been...
06:00, 05/06/2019

Parents of Illinois boy found in grave plead not guilty to murder The parents of a boy whose body was found wrapped in plastic near his Illinois home pleaded not guilty on Friday to murder and other charges stemming...
22:28, 05/10/2019

Credit analysts cautious over Illinois budget, infrastructure plan Some results from Illinois' action-packed spring legislation session that produced a budget and a variety of revenue-raising measures won initial pra...
00:28, 06/04/2019

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker signs bill declaring abortion a 'fundamental right' Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed a controversial bill into law Wednesday that provides for broad access to abortion and throws out restrictions on ...
20:28, 06/12/2019

Illinois teen’s memory resets every two hours after head injury Of all the types of injuries a person can sustain, head injuries tend to be the scariest. Scientists have learned a lot about how the human brain wor...
06:56, 09/17/2019

U.S. judge confirms Owens-Illinois arbitration award against Venezuela A U.S. judge on Tuesday confirmed a roughly $500 million arbitration award that a unit of Owens-Illinois Inc obtained against Venezuela in connection...
01:56, 05/22/2019

Illinois Democrat and ex-ICE chief spar at hearing about child migrants U.S. Rep. Jesus Chuy Garcia and former acting Immigration and Customs Enforcement Director Thomas Homan got into a testy exchange Friday during a Hou...
02:14, 07/13/2019

Illinois mother accused of driving with kids on top of SUV in inflatable pool An Illinois woman was arrested after authorities say she was spotted driving around with her kids sitting in an inflatable pool on top of her car. &...
19:42, 07/10/2019

An Illinois man blackmailed 100 girls for nude photos. He got 35 years in prison A southern Illinois man who admitted using blackmail to obtain nude pictures of about 100 girls and women has been sentenced to 35 years in prison. ...
16:00, 07/12/2019

Judge slams petition challenging Illinois bonds as political An Illinois judge on Thursday ruled that a petition by taxpayers aiming to challenge the constitutionality of $16 billion of the state's general obli...
03:00, 08/30/2019

Illinois Gov. Jay Pritzker signs order protecting transgender students Illinois Gov. Jay Pritzker has signed an executive order directing state schools to take "comprehensive action" to support and protect transgender st...
22:14, 07/01/2019

Walter White look-alike sought for meth charges in Illinois GALESBURG, Ill. (KWQC) – Followers of the Galesburg Police Facebook page have been doing double takes since the booking photo of a wanted Galesburg m...
01:42, 09/11/2019

Illinois not alerted to early clues in womb-cutting case Police and Illinois' child welfare agency say staff at a Chicago-area hospital didn't alert them after determining that a bloodied woman who arrived ...
06:14, 05/19/2019

Jesse Jackson urges Trump to pardon former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich The Rev. Jesse Jackson sent a personal appeal to President Trump last Friday, asking him to pardon the imprisoned former governor of Illinois, Rod Bl...
22:42, 07/17/2019

Illinois boy, 15, dies in crash at Michigan dirt bike race ARBELA TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say a 15-year-old Illinois boy has died after a crash during a dirt bike race in Michigan. The Tuscola Coun...
15:14, 06/24/2019

Illinois senators request MLB foul ball-injury data Another foul ball led to an injury at a baseball stadium over the weekend, sparking a request from two Illinois senators for data from Major League B...
18:42, 08/07/2019

Illinois State edges Indiana 8-7 in NCAA tournament opener LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Joe Aeilts hit a go-ahead, RBI double in the top of the eighth inning, and Illinois State recovered from blowing a five-run le...
01:00, 06/01/2019

Illinois joins lawsuit to stop T-Mobile, Sprint merger Illinois has joined a multistate lawsuit aimed at stopping the merger of U.S. wireless carriers T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp , the New York attor...
21:28, 09/03/2019

Illinois newspaper editor resigns to spare staff more layoffs SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Illinois’ capital-city newspaper, a 188-year-old institution tied intimately to Abraham Lincoln, is without a news chief after it...
21:14, 05/15/2019

Carnival rides injure two in separate incidents at Illinois fairs A woman was injured when she fell from a malfunctioning roller-coaster at an Illinois carnival this week -- and about 45 minutes away, a child was hu...
19:14, 07/19/2019

Illinois requires public schools teach LGBTQ history Illinois public schools will be required to teach about the contributions of LGBTQ people across the state and the country — under a new law ap...
20:01, 08/13/2019

Illinois governor plans to sign recreational marijuana bill SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The governor of Illinois plans to make the state the 11th in the nation to legalize recreational marijuana use. Gov. J.B. Pr...
07:28, 06/25/2019

Oriente’s 3 RBIs lift Louisville past Illinois-Chicago 5-3 LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Danny Oriente had three RBI with a two-run homer in the third inning and a run-scoring sacrifice fly that helped top-seeded Lo...
06:28, 06/01/2019

Juul faces heightened scrutiny, Illinois and DC launch probes The company's rapid rise to the top of the multi-billion dollar U.S. e-cigarette market has been accompanied by accusations from parents, politi...
01:56, 08/31/2019

Mississippi River reaches record level in northern Illinois The Mississippi River has reached record high levels in the area of Rock Island, Illinois, as melting heavy snowpack coupled with rain has caused wid...
23:28, 05/03/2019

Illinois to defy Trump administration's abortion referral 'gag rule' Illinois will defy enforcement of the Trump administration's rule barring taxpayer-backed family planning clinics from making abortion referrals, the...
00:42, 07/19/2019

Closing arguments to start in Illinois man's death penalty case Federal prosecutors and defense lawyers were due to make their closing arguments on Monday in the trial of an Illinois man accused of kidnapping and ...
16:28, 06/24/2019

Indiana hits 3 homers, tops Illinois-Chicago 9-5 in NCAA LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Matt Lloyd hit a three-run homer in the sixth inning, Cole Barr and Drew Ashley each added solo homers and Indiana avoided eli...
22:42, 06/01/2019

Illinois moves to disbar former Gov. Rod Blagojevich as Trump mulls commuting sentence Illinois officials are seeking to disbar former Gov. Rod Blagojevich as he waits in a federal prison in Colorado for news on whether President Trump ...
05:56, 08/15/2019

Death toll in Illinois plant explosion raised to 3 as another body found Search and recovery personnel found the body of another worker Sunday in the rubble of a northern Illinois silicone factory that exploded and burst i...
04:28, 05/06/2019

Bow hunters target invasive Asian carp for sport on the Illinois River A firefighter and archery enthusiast is making some extra cash with a novel if modest contribution to the ecosystem of the Great Lakes - taking payin...
12:42, 09/20/2019

Illinois governor eyes $41.5 billion plan to rebuild state's infrastructure Illinois would spend $41.5 billion over six years to rebuild roads, bridges, schools and other facilities that have fallen into "dire shape," under a...
00:56, 05/18/2019

Rating analysts weigh in on Illinois' improved pension payment outlook Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker's announcement on Tuesday that a higher revenue forecast will put off a controversial plan to decrease fiscal 2020 pe...
00:28, 05/09/2019

Illinois man accused of killing his 74-year-old mom with sword in suburban home: police An Illinois man with mental health issues and a history of erratic behavior was arrested Sunday after stabbing his mother with a sword and stuffing h...
11:56, 08/01/2019

Watch: Illinois lawmaker targeted by bird during interview about pigeon poop An Illinois state representative giving a TV interview about a pigeon poop problem at a Chicago train station ended up illustrating the problem when ...
06:56, 09/17/2019

Thousands of fetal remains found on Illinois property of deceased doctor More than 2,200 preserved fetal remains have been found on the Illinois property of a recently deceased doctor who performed abortions, the Will Coun...
10:56, 09/15/2019

Jussie Smollett case to be reviewed by special prosecutor, Illinois judge says Cook County State Attorney Kim Foxx's handling of the controversial Jussie Smollett alleged hate crime case -- including the contentious decision to ...
20:00, 06/21/2019

Special Illinois prosecutor named to investigate Jussie Smollett case An Illinois judge appointed a former U.S. Attorney as a special prosecutor Friday to lead an investigation into actor Jussie Smollett's report he was...
22:00, 08/23/2019

With new Illinois gambling bill, Cubs consider opening sportsbook at Wrigley Field The Cubs are considering opening up a sportsbook at Wrigley Field as the state of Illinois prepares to implement a new sports gambling law.  &#...
21:00, 06/17/2019

Illinois trooper Nicholas Hopkins dies after being shot while serving a warrant EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. — An Illinois State Police trooper died from wounds suffered early Friday while executing a search warrant in East St. Louis. Tr...
06:00, 08/24/2019

Illinois fire department reminds cooks to be safe during grilling season ROCK ISLAND, Ill. (KWQC) – The snow is gone, the rain is sort of gone and now, some may be pulling out the grills to grill some meals. Rock Isl...
02:14, 06/20/2019

Illinois becomes 11th state in US to legalize recreational marijuana, first to set up statewide marketplace Illinois on Tuesday became the 11th state in the U.S. to legalize marijuana for recreational use after Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed a bill that permits ...
20:42, 06/25/2019

Illinois woman allegedly stabs her boyfriend’s genitals during breakup attempt A woman in Illinois stabbed her boyfriend in the genitals when he attempted to break up with her, a report said Wednesday. The 30-year-old woman went...
17:28, 07/18/2019

Illinois approves legal weed, expunging criminal records for pot crimes Illinois is the first state to legalize marijuana sales via the legislature. It now joins 10 other states in allowing recreational pot use.  &#...
19:56, 06/25/2019

Illinois Republicans remove offensive Facebook post about ‘Jihad Squad’ Republican County Chairmen’s Association president sorry for ‘unauthorized’ post that insulted four Democratic congresswomenAn Illinois Republican gr...
20:56, 07/22/2019

1 dead, 2 missing in massive Illinois plant explosion felt 20 miles away Three people were likely killed and four people were injured after a massive explosion in Waukegan, Illinois at the AB Specialty Silicones factory. ...
21:14, 05/04/2019

Illinois corn yields seen below average but improve as tour scouts go West Corn farmers in west-central Illinois are facing potentially smaller corn yields this fall in what has been a challenging growing season after extrem...
00:42, 08/22/2019

Illinois man travels to El Paso and Dayton to make crosses for shooting victims Greg Zanis watched the unfolding events in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio over the weekend as those communities became the latest to grapple the all...
09:00, 08/06/2019

Illinois lawmakers vote to allow sports betting, approve Chicago casino A major gambling expansion in Illinois that will give Chicago its first casino, allow betting on sports and raise money for a massive infrastructure ...
04:00, 06/03/2019

Man accused of killing Illinois state trooper arraigned; second suspect charged The man accused of killing an Illinois State Police officer in a shootout last week was arraigned Monday on first-degree murder charges while a secon...
09:56, 08/27/2019

Explosion at Illinois factory kills one person, two more presumed dead, officials say At least one person was killed and two more are presumed dead after a massive explosion took place at an Illinois silicone factory Friday night, offi...
23:56, 05/04/2019

Illinois senators call on MLB to extend protective netting to corners of ballparks U.S. senators Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth called on Major League Baseball on Thursday to extend safety netting to the right and left corners of b...
21:28, 06/27/2019

Eighth-grade football phenom fatally shot at Illinois party Jaylon McKenzie, who was featured in a Sports Illustrated article about young athletes who would rule sports, was shot in Illinois at a party.  ...
18:42, 05/06/2019

Illinois Senate Passes Bill to Protect the ‘Fundamental Right’ to Access Abortion While lawmakers in several states are attempting to strip women and other marginalized genders of their reproductive health rights with draconian ant...
18:14, 06/01/2019

Illinois police seek Walter White look-alike on probation violation Police in Illinois are looking for a man who bears a startling resemblance to “Breaking Bad” protagonist Walter White — and is wanted for a probation...
07:42, 09/11/2019

Illinois bill to legalize recreational marijuana wins legislative approval Illinois will become the 11th U.S. state to legalize the recreational use of marijuana for adults under a bill that won final passage in the state le...
00:00, 06/01/2019

AOC endorses progressive challenger to moderate incumbent in Illinois congressional race Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., threw her weight behind a progressive congressional candidate seeking to unseat Rep. Dan Lipinski, D-Ill., an ...
20:28, 09/17/2019

Illinois standout Bobby Roundtree able to 'eat and speak normally' after spinal surgery, official says University of Illinois defensive end Bobby Roundtree’s health appears to be slightly improving after undergoing surgery for a severe spinal injury he...
15:00, 05/21/2019

Illinois Governor Signs Executive Order to Protect Transgender Students Illinois governor J.B. Pritzker signed an executive order on Sunday that aims to help strengthen protections for transgender students in the state’s ...
08:28, 07/01/2019

Illinois boy, 14, born without arms lands 20-inch box jump in viral video A 14-year-old Illinois boy who was born without arms accomplished a 20-inch box jump Sunday, an achievement captured in a video that has since gone v...
23:28, 07/26/2019

Rock band called Confederate Railroad booted from Illinois state fair A Southern rock group called Confederate Railroad has been booted from the lineup of an upcoming Illinois state fair over its name and use of the Con...
19:14, 07/09/2019

Body of slain Illinois student may be in landfill, new details from killer's attorneys suggest New information given Friday to the family of a University of Illinois student who was kidnapped and murdered in 2017 suggests her body may be in a l...
12:42, 08/03/2019

‘Catastrophic explosion’ at Illinois silicone plant leaves 1 dead, 2 missing: reports One person is dead, four people are injured and two remain unaccounted for after an explosion at a silicone manufacturing and distribution company in...
22:00, 05/04/2019

‘Jihad Squad’ meme removed after Illinois GOP shares mock poster on Facebook Leaders of the Illinois Republican Party released a Facebook posting depicting the four minority freshmen Democrats in a movie-type poster as “...
17:28, 07/22/2019

Woman's stolen wallet discovered in vent with 14 others at old Illinois high school 75 years later A woman in Missouri has been reunited with her stolen wallet 75 years after it went missing after it was discovered along with 14 others during a ren...
21:00, 07/09/2019

U.S. charges ex-Illinois software engineer with taking stolen trade secrets to China U.S. prosecutors on Thursday said a software engineer has been indicted on charges he stole trade secrets from the suburban Chicago locomotive manufa...
21:14, 07/11/2019

Illinois Senate Dems pave way for graduated-rate income tax -- after debating less than 7 minutes It took just seven minutes for Illinois state senators on Wednesday to advance major legislation that would revamp how personal income is taxed since...
14:00, 05/02/2019

Illinois state senator apologizes for staged Trump assassination photos at fundraiser A Democratic state senator from Illinois came under fire over the weekend after pictures were posted online showing his supporters at a fundraising e...
10:56, 08/19/2019

Illinois governor JB Pritzker signs executive order to protect trans students Flanked by Chicago mayor Lori Lightfoot, Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed the executive order Sunday — the same day as Chicago's Pride Parade. &...
21:56, 07/01/2019

Illinois football prodigy, 14, recently featured in Sports Illustrated, is shot dead A 14-year-old recently featured in Sports Illustrated as one of six teens “who will rule the future in sports,” died after he was shot at a party in ...
02:56, 05/06/2019

Former Illinois Rep. Joe Walsh Confirms He’ll Challenge President Trump For 2020 Republican Nomination (WASHINGTON) — Joe Walsh, a former Illinois congressman and tea party favorite turned radio talk show host, announced a longshot challenge Sund...
08:14, 08/26/2019

Students stage walkout at Illinois high school in protest over blackface videos About 1,000 students walked out of their Illinois high school on Tuesday after four male pupils wore blackface and made derogatory comments in videos...
21:14, 05/01/2019

Illinois dad led police to son's body after being confronted about video showing boy beaten, records show An Illinois boy had been missing for nearly week before his father led investigators to the 5-year-old’s body after they confronted him about a video...
21:42, 05/02/2019

Weed in the Windy City: Illinois Becomes the 11th State to Legalize Recreational Marijuana (SPRINGFIELD, Ill.) — Illinois’ new governor delivered on a top campaign promise Tuesday by signing legislation legalizing small amounts ...
22:42, 06/25/2019

Police seek suspects in shooting death of 14-year-old Illinois football star Illinois State police continued to look for suspects Monday as they asked the public for help in the weekend shooting death of a promising 14-year-ol...
18:56, 05/06/2019

Illinois posed to legalize marijuana sales, expunge criminal records for pot crimes Illinois cannabis legalization would expunge criminal records and help minorities get business licenses to sell marijuana starting next year.  ...
03:00, 06/01/2019

Illinois basketball coach, 'Hoop Dreams' star Gene Pingatore dies at 83 Illinois high school basketball coach Gene Pingatore, who gained national exposure as one of the stars in the 1994 documentary 'Hoop Dreams,' died at...
04:00, 06/28/2019

Illinois woman receives mysterious postcard from Hong Kong mailed 26 years ago The woman, who lives in Springfield, says the postcard from 1993 appears to have been written by a father to his children. Now she’s searching online...
23:56, 07/17/2019

First Death From Vaping-Linked Lung Illness Reported by Illinois Health Officials A patient has died after suffering a mysterious lung illness linked to vaping, health officials said Friday. The death comes in the wake of the Cente...
18:56, 08/24/2019

Illinois teens charged with beating special-needs girl in viral video, police say Three teenage girls in Illinois were charged Thursday in connection with the beating of a 15-year-old special-needs girl, which was recorded in a vid...
07:00, 07/26/2019

Illinois lawmakers rush to finish big to-do list, including new marijuana, abortion laws Illinois lawmakers are rushing to complete a spring session chocked full of big issues, including marijuana, abortion protections and income taxes. ...
13:00, 06/01/2019

Illinois Supreme Court Rejects Ise Appeal of CBOE's Index Option Victory Chicago, IL - September 27, 2012 - On September 26, 2012, the Illinois Supreme Court refused to hear International Securities Exchange's (ISE) appeal...
12:42, 05/02/2019

Statement By William J. Brodsky, Chairman And CEO, CBOE Holdings, Inc. On Illinois Pension Reform CHICAGO, May 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- William J. Brodsky, Chairman and CEO of CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE), today issued the following statemen...
12:42, 05/02/2019

University of Illinois sued for allegedly chilling speech with 'bias response team' Speech First, a First Amendment advocacy group, sued the University of Illinois on Wednesday, claiming that it suppressed political advocacy and inst...
15:56, 05/30/2019

Illinois officials claim possible first death from vaping-related illness; investigation ongoing An Illinois resident who had recently vaped and was hospitalized with severe respiratory illness has died, Illinois Department of Public Health said....
00:00, 08/24/2019

U of Illinois Student Charged With Hate Crime, Accused of Hanging a Noose in a Dorm Elevator A University of Illinois math major may find himself adding up the years in prison if he’s found guilty of a felony hate crime charge for hanging a n...
09:00, 09/04/2019

University of Illinois student Andrew Smith accused of hanging noose in campus elevator (WAND/NBC News) A University of Illinois student has been arrested after a noose was found hanging in an elevator at a building on campus. Andrew Smi...
10:00, 09/05/2019

Democratic Illinois state senator pocketed nearly $275K from labor union for doing ‘little or no work,’ prosecutors say A Democratic Illinois state senator has been indicted on charges that he embezzled money from a labor union in return for "little or no work," the U....
05:28, 08/03/2019

A black hospital patient claims Illinois police arrested him for allegedly trying to steal IV machine Shaquille Dukes says he was walking outside a hospital when a security guard accused him of trying to steal the IV that was attached to his arm. ...
03:42, 07/02/2019

It’s ‘Racial’: Illinois Prison Banned Books on Black History and Empowerment From Inmate Program Some 3 out of every 4 inmates in Illinois prisons are black, yet, an Illinois prison banned an inmate education program from using books discussing b...
12:28, 08/17/2019

Bobby Roundtree, Illinois star, suffers severe spinal injury in swimming accident The football future of Bobby Roundtree, one of the Big Ten’s best pass rushers, may now be in doubt. Roundtree, a defensive end for Illinois, s...
19:00, 05/20/2019

30 million under flash flood watches from Texas to Illinois, after severe storms kill 2 in Oklahoma A slow-moving storm system is bringing the threat of flash flooding Thursday for tens of millions of Americans from Texas all the way to Illinois aft...
15:42, 05/02/2019

Illinois opens 24 cases of alleged priest sex abuse after finding reports weren't reviewed The Illinois Department of Children and Family Services has opened 24 new investigations into alleged sexual misconduct by Catholic priests.  &...
21:28, 09/18/2019

Thousands of fetal remains found in abortion doctor’s garage are decades old, Illinois police say JOLIET, Ill. — Illinois authorities on Thursday said that more than 2,200 preserved fetal remains found stacked in the garage of a deceased doctor...
10:14, 09/21/2019

Confederate Railroad locks down new venue for charity performance after removal from Illinois state fair lineup Just two days after being excluded from performing at the upcoming Illinois state fair over its name and use of the Confederate flag, country rock ba...
01:56, 07/12/2019

Cash-strapped Illinois counties using collection agency to badger drivers over unpaid traffic tickets Current and former Illinois residents are complaining that local counties have resorted to hiring a collection agency to harass them over unpaid park...
22:28, 07/18/2019

Illinois boy told doctor ‘maybe Mommy didn’t mean to hurt me’ months before beating death, records show Months before his body was found buried in a shallow grave, a 5-year-old Illinois boy had disclosed information about possible abuse to a doctor — bu...
20:28, 04/28/2019

Illinois authorities not alerted to early clues about women suspected in cutting open woman to steal baby Staff at a Chicago-area hospital failed to alert police and Illinois child welfare officials after they determined a woman who appeared at the medica...
06:14, 05/19/2019

Rock band Confederate Railroad fires back at Illinois state fair after being removed from performance lineup A Southern rock band called Confederate Railroad is firing back after it was barred from performing at an upcoming Illinois state fair over its name ...
00:42, 07/10/2019

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16:56, 09/05/2019

Jesse Jackson and Son Jesse Jr. Beg Trump’s Pardon for Disgraced Former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich Civil rights icon the Rev. Jesse Jackson and his oldest son, former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., are throwing their weight behind a push to implore D...
02:00, 07/17/2019

Now you can play 'Oregon Trail' without dying of dysentery at this Illinois museum One thing is different in simulation of the vintage 'Oregon Trail' video game: Kids can't die of dysentery. Back in our day, EVERYONE ...
03:28, 06/07/2019

Eastern Michigan takes down Big Ten foe Illinois on road, takes home $1 million Illinois agreed to pay Eastern Michigan $1 million for the Eagles to visit Champaign. Eastern Michigan handed the Illini a 34-31 loss in thanks. ...
05:42, 09/15/2019

Worker found dead after Illinois plant explosion; 2 others believed dead as rescuers suspend search Authorities searching for three missing workers after an explosion and fire at an Illinois silicone plant have recovered one body, according to repor...
21:00, 05/04/2019

CDC plans door-to-door survey near Illinois ammonia leak BEACH PARK, Ill. (AP) — Officials with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention plan a door-to-door survey this weekend in northern Illinois ne...
16:14, 05/10/2019

All you need to know about the A$AP Rocky trial American rapper A$AP Rocky has pleaded not guilty to assault charges in a Swedish court. The artist was arrested on June 30 in Stockholm, after a str...
20:14, 08/03/2019

Every 5G trial live in the UK right now It has been a long time coming, but 5G has finally landed in the UK, with the first network just switched on and the first wave of 5G handsets hittin...
15:42, 06/02/2019

U.S. women set for May trial vs. U.S. Soccer All 28 members of the United States Women's National Team will go to trial in May 2020 against the United States Soccer Federation after mediation ta...
01:28, 08/21/2019

A$AP Rocky goes on trial in Stockholm U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky will appear in a Swedish court on Tuesday for the first day of his trial for assault that has angered U.S. President Donald Tr...
01:28, 07/30/2019

First Opioid Trial Takes Aim at J & J Having settled with Purdue Pharma and Teva, Oklahoma will now try to blame Johnson & Johnson for its opioid disaster. Nearly 1,900 lawsuits remain na...
18:28, 05/26/2019

CES 2020 will allow sex tech on a trial basis At least one sex tech product caused a stir at CES last year. As you might remember, the company Lora DiCarlo had a Robotics Innovation Award for its...
06:14, 07/17/2019

The Strange Case of the C.I.A. Interpreter and the 9/11 Trial During a hearing in 2015 at the Guantánamo war court, a defendant recognized an interpreter from the black-site prison network where the United State...
17:56, 08/14/2019

Robert Kraft Trial Is Postponed Judge Leonard Hanser agreed Tuesday to postpone the trial indefinitely while prosecutors appeal his decision blocking their use of secretly shot vide...
03:28, 05/22/2019

Ivy League ‘dad killer’ kicked out of his own trial A Manhattan judge booted accused daddy killer Tommy Gilbert Jr. from his own murder trial after a lengthy outburst directed toward the jury Monday mo...
22:56, 06/03/2019

Most exhibits from Minneapolis cop’s trial can be copied MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A judge is granting access to most of the exhibits from the trial of a former Minneapolis police officer who shot an unarmed woman...
01:42, 05/23/2019

A$AP Rocky to testify in assault trial U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky is expected to give testimony in a Swedish court on Thursday on the second day of his assault trial after he and two of his en...
09:00, 08/01/2019

Moroccan Journalist on Trial for an Abortion She Says She Never Had The arrests of a young reporter and her fiancé have set off outrage in Morocco, where they are seen by many as an example of the government persecuti...
02:14, 09/16/2019

A rooster on trial in France just won his case A rooster called Maurice was put on trial in western France, in an unusual case that has come to symbolize the divide between urban and rural communi...
01:56, 09/06/2019

Co-op to trial 100% compostable wrappers at Glastonbury Pop-up store will also sell water in recyclable aluminium cans and refillable bottles at festivalSandwiches in 100% compostable packaging will go on ...
07:42, 06/25/2019

Harvey Weinstein wants to move trial out of NYC NEW YORK (AP) — A lawyer for Harvey Weinstein has asked that the disgraced movie mogul’s upcoming criminal trial be moved out of New York City,...
12:14, 08/21/2019

Ex CEO faces trial over wave of suicides French telecom company Orange and its former chief executive have gone on trial in Paris, accused of pursuing a strategy to destabilize employees tha...
01:14, 05/07/2019

UK and South Korea team up for 5G trial A UK-led consortium is to trial 5G-powered ‘infotainment’ services in Scotland and South Korea as part of the latest government-funded ...
15:14, 07/17/2019

Former SS guard of Nazi camp, 92, to go on trial in Germany A Hamburg court says a 92-year-old former SS private will go on trial on 5,230 counts of accessory to murder on allegations that, in his role as a gu...
12:42, 08/08/2019

Germany: 92-year-old former SS guard to face trial The man is accused of being complicit in the deaths of 5,230 inmates during a period of almost a year working as a guard at the Stutthof concentratio...
21:28, 08/08/2019

Why is Germany putting an Afghan man on trial for war crimes? An Afghan man is facing charges of war crimes at a Munich court. He isn't a German citizen, nor were his alleged crimes committed in Germany. So why ...
01:00, 07/06/2019

Court says it won’t reconsider new trial order for inmate LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Arkansas Supreme Court says it won’t reconsider its decision to grant a new trial to an inmate who had been convic...
19:28, 05/30/2019

Jurors to begin deliberations in Nxivm trial Jurors in the trial of accused sex cult leader Keith Raniere will begin mulling his fate Wednesday. The deliberations follow a seven-week trial in wh...
16:00, 06/19/2019

Judge denies El Chapo’s motion for a new trial Convicted Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman will not be getting a new trial, a judge ruled Wednesday. Lawyers for the kingpin f...
22:56, 07/03/2019

CAR's former football association boss on trial over war crimes A senior football chief from the Central African Republic along with an alleged militiaman named Rambo have heard charges against them at a Hague cou...
08:14, 09/20/2019

Groundbreaking trial aims to reduce miscarriages by 50% Women who have suffered recurrent miscarriages will take part in a groundbreaking trial to find out if antibiotics could reduce inflammation of the w...
05:56, 09/14/2019

Closing Arguments in Raquel Barreras Trial TUCSON –The closing arguments were presented Thursday in the trial of Raquel Barreras, the woman accused of starving her 3-year-old son, Roman, to de...
04:56, 05/03/2019

Trial set for ex-Kentucky student charged in boy’s death LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A trial date has been set for a former University of Kentucky student charged with driving under the influence and reckless hom...
09:00, 06/10/2019

Trial of officer in chokehold death can proceed A New York City judge is allowing a police disciplinary case to proceed against the white police officer accused in the 2014 chokehold death of Eric ...
04:28, 05/10/2019

CVS Begins Trial for Home-Dialysis Device CVS is making a move into kidney care, launching a clinical trial for a home-dialysis device. The company is working to capitalize on a Trump adminis...
14:28, 07/17/2019

Cephus says returning to school top priority following trial Former Wisconsin Badgers football player Quintez Cephus says going back to school is his top priority after a jury found him not guilty last week of ...
19:28, 08/06/2019

Trial over Arkansas’ use of execution drug nearing end LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A federal trial over Arkansas’ use of a sedative in lethal injections is wrapping up in Little Rock following testimon...
18:00, 05/02/2019

Ex-Sporting Lisbon president to face trial The ex-president of a leading Portuguese soccer team will stand trial along with 43 other defendants for allegedly ordering an assault on the club's ...
19:56, 08/02/2019

Trial of Cambodian reporters who used to work for US begins The espionage trial of two Cambodian journalists who formerly worked for a U.S. government-funded radio station has begun almost two years after thei...
07:14, 07/26/2019

Pimps of Thai transexuals on trial in Germany The four Thai women and a German man have been charged with forced prostitution, people trafficking, and exploitation. Prosecutors say the gang took ...
18:28, 05/21/2019

CFK sits through dramatic allegations of corruption in first trial Fernández de Kirchner spent much of the session liaising with her lawyer and occasionally checking her phone as the court read out a series of dramat...
21:14, 05/21/2019

Oklahoma, J&J to wrap up first trial over opioid crisis Oklahoma's attorney general is expected on Monday to urge a judge to find Johnson & Johnson responsible for flooding the market with painkillers and ...
13:28, 07/15/2019

The Latest: Jurors to continue deliberating in dad’s trial COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on a death penalty trial for a South Carolina father (all times local): 7:05 p.m. A jury in South Carolina has delib...
01:56, 06/04/2019

Kathua Case: Trial Against Juvenile From Tomorrow The trial against a juvenile accused in the horrific rape-and-murder case of an eight-year-old nomadic girl at Kathua last year will begin on Monday ...
17:28, 07/28/2019

Ivy league ‘dad killer’ refuses to attend his own trial for second day Accused daddy killer Thomas Gilbert Jr. refused to attend his murder trial Wednesday for the second day in a row. The trial was delayed by a half hou...
20:14, 06/05/2019

AP Explains: Corruption trial against Argentina's Fernández Former Argentine President Cristina Fernández and her current presidential running mate Alberto Fernández launch their campaign Saturday with a polit...
07:00, 05/25/2019

Man who shot granddaughter is found not competent for trial COLUMBUS, Ohio — An Ohio man who fatally shot his 19-year-old granddaughter, thinking she was an intruder, has been found not competent for trial on ...
17:28, 07/25/2019

Nirav Modi's Extradition Trial Likely In May Next Year Fugitive diamond merchant Nirav Modi, wanted in India in connection with the nearly USD 2 billion Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud and money launderi...
15:14, 07/25/2019

New date set for Navy SEAL murder trial SAN DIEGO (AP) — A Navy court has postponed the trial of a Navy SEAL accused of murder in the 2017 death of an Islamic State prisoner under his care ...
04:14, 06/07/2019

He threw a fridge off a cliff, now he's facing trial A man mocked recycling as he dumped a fridge off a cliff in Almería, Spain. Police made him haul it back up and now he's facing trial and a possible ...
03:00, 08/05/2019

Defendant takes stand in humanitarian aid trial TUCSON – Scott Warren, a volunteer for the humanitarian aid group No More Deaths, took the stand Thursday in his federal trial. Warren faces th...
04:00, 06/07/2019

Companies ask judge in U.S. opioid trial to recuse himself Major drug wholesalers and retailers facing a massive lawsuit for allegedly fostering the nation's opioid crisis asked the judge hearing the case to ...
01:42, 09/15/2019

Mallinckrodt Halts Lou Gehrig's Disease Trial Drugmaker Mallinckrodt PLC said it is ending a midstage clinical trial looking at a possible treatment of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, the paralyzi...
00:56, 07/17/2019

Landmark US opioid trial begins in Oklahoma Consumer products giant Johnson & Johnson has gone to trial in Oklahoma over its contribution to the state's opioid crisis. The case could set a prec...
01:56, 05/29/2019

Trial begins for ex-NFL player in series of rapes A jury in Southern California has heard opening statements from the prosecution and defense in the trial of former NFL player Kellen Winslow Jr. He f...
23:56, 05/20/2019

AP Debrief: Closing arguments made in ex-cop trial Jurors heard closing arguments on April 29, 2019, in the murder and manslaughter trial of a former Minneapolis police officer who fatally shot a woma...
03:42, 04/30/2019

Rape Trial Begins for Former NFL Pro Kellen Winslow Jr. Former NFL player Kellen Winslow Jr. began trial Monday amid charges of lewd conduct, indecent exposure, raping two women last year, as well as a 200...
07:14, 05/21/2019

1st of 5 women to testify at ex-NFL player’s rape trial VISTA, California (AP) — Prosecutors say they plan to call the first of five women to testify at the rape trial of former NFL player Kellen Winslow J...
08:14, 05/21/2019

Would Like To Return To US, But Should Get Fair Trial: Edward Snowden Edward Snowden, the National Security Agency contractor living in Russia after leaking information about the US government's mass surveillance progra...
01:42, 09/17/2019

Trial opens in sex-trafficking case against self-help guru NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City jury is set to hear opening statements and testimony at the sex-trafficking case against a self-help guru. The trial ...
07:42, 05/07/2019

Assange extradition trial set for February 2020 The 47-year-old WikiLeaks founder faces charges in the United States under the Espionage Act. The UK must now determine whether he can be extradited ...
18:42, 06/14/2019

Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes to go on trial next July SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Elizabeth Holmes will go on trial next summer to face criminal fraud charges for allegedly defrauding investors, doctors and ...
20:14, 06/29/2019

Man, 82, bound over for trial in 1976 killings in Wisconsin MARINETTE, Wis. (AP) — An 82-year-old man will face trial on two counts of first-degree murder in the fatal shooting of a couple at a Wisconsin park ...
16:14, 06/20/2019

Texas man at large after skipping end of his murder trial DALLAS (AP) — Authorities are searching for a 25-year-old Texas man who went on the run the night before a jury found him guilty of murder. The Dalla...
00:14, 06/29/2019

Elon Musk Is Going to Trial Over Bad 'Pedo Guy' Tweet Tesla CEO Elon Musk is set to head to trial later this year over a series of bad tweets in which he described a diver as “pedo guy” after the man cri...
06:42, 05/11/2019

Jury deliberates in murder trial of toddler TUCSON- Closing arguments wrapped up Tuesday in the trial of a man charged in the death of his son. The jury is deliberating three separate counts in...
12:14, 08/21/2019

Ousted Sudan president to be sent for trial soon, prosecutor says Sudan's chief prosecutor said on Saturday that ousted President Omar al-Bashir would be sent for trial soon on corruption charges related to his thre...
18:28, 06/15/2019

Opioid trial decision could shape other cases Oklahoma's court fight against Johnson & Johnson and it subsidiaries could be a road map for other states to follow in holding drugmakers respon...
11:00, 08/28/2019

The Latest: Ex-NFL player will face new rape trial VISTA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a rape case against former NFL player Kellen Winslow Jr. (all times local): 11:25 a.m. California prosecutors will...
22:14, 06/14/2019

Alabama man on trial in stabbing, burning of landlord Jurors are deliberating in the murder trial of a man accused of beating his wheelchair-using landlord with a bat, stabbing him with an ice pick and b...
16:56, 06/14/2019

Man on trial in killings arrested through genetic genealogy A man charged in the 1987 murders of a young Canadian couple is facing trial in Washington state this week, but the case won't challenge the new inve...
04:28, 06/13/2019

The Latest: Mistrial on last counts in ex-NFL player trial SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Latest on the rape case against former NFL player Kellen Winslow Jr. (all times local): 11:37 a.m. A California judge has declar...
21:14, 06/11/2019

Corruption trial for Sudan’s ex-president adjourns The trial of autocratic former President Omar al-Bashir on corruption and money laundering charges has been adjourned for one week following testimon...
18:00, 08/24/2019

Trial for Men Charged With Plotting 9/11 Attacks Is Set for 2021 A military judge on Friday set Jan. 11, 2021, as the start of the death-penalty trial at Guantánamo Bay of Khalid Shaikh Mohammed and four men charge...
20:14, 08/30/2019

Musk faces Oct. trial over 'pedo guy' tweet A U.S. judge said Tesla CEO Elon Musk must face a defamation lawsuit by a British diver who said he was falsely branded a pedophile and child rapist....
05:42, 05/11/2019

Trial of alleged 9/11 mastermind, four others set for early 2021 Khalid Sheikh Mohammad, the alleged mastermind of the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks, will stand trial with four other men on war crimes charges at th...
01:00, 08/31/2019

As Christchurch Case Continues, the Internet Goes on Trial Brenton Tarrant appeared in court Friday, pleading not guilty to 51 murder charges, reigniting questions about how to keep hate and violence from spr...
09:00, 06/14/2019

US Man Applied For Job, Ended Up On Trial For 20-Year Old Murder When Todd Barket applied for a job at a Florida nursing home, he likely didn't expect to end up on trial for first-degree murder. The 51-year-old was...
21:56, 08/21/2019

Trial for Men Accused of Plotting 9/11 Attacks Is Set for 2021 A military judge on Friday set Jan. 11, 2021, as the start of the death penalty trial at Guantánamo Bay of Khalid Shaikh Mohammed and four men accuse...
06:42, 08/31/2019

Japanese man, son to be held before US trial in Ponzi case LAS VEGAS (AP) — A federal judge reversed a magistrate’s decision and ordered a father and son from Japan to remain jailed pending trial on fra...
01:56, 05/10/2019

Trial of Turkish US consulate employee adjourned ISTANBUL (AP) — A court in Istanbul has ruled to keep a Turkish employee of the U.S. Consulate in custody pending the outcome of his trial on espiona...
12:28, 06/28/2019

Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes' trial set Elizabeth Holmes, founder of failed blood-testing startup Theranos, will go to trial August 4, 2020, a federal judge ruled Friday in San Jose, Califo...
06:14, 07/01/2019

KFC to hold US trial of vegan ‘chicken’ nuggets Fast-food chain picks up on meat-free trend with test product made from plant proteinKFC is to deviate from Colonel Sanders’ original “finger lickin’...
22:14, 08/26/2019

5 Lebanese to be released, 3 sentenced in UAE terror trial A relative says that a Lebanese man held in the United Arab Emirates on charges of terrorism has been sentenced to life in prison, while five others ...
16:14, 05/15/2019

German trial looks into controversial cum-ex dividend deals The western German town of Bonn on Wednesday sees the opening of a criminal trial involving two British investment bankers, who stand accused of help...
01:56, 09/04/2019

Polyphor reinvents itself after abandoning antibiotic trial Drugmaker Polyphor is hiring new managers and shifting focus after a trial of its top antibiotic hopeful proved too dangerous to continue, the Swiss ...
09:28, 09/04/2019

The murder trial of Thomas Gilbert Jr. all came down to a can of Coke He was cooked by a Coke. Jurors in the murder trial of pampered Princeton grad Thomas Gilbert Jr. said their guilty verdict eventually turned on a ca...
04:56, 06/29/2019

Oklahoma Faces Off Against J & J in First Trial of an Opioid Maker With Purdue Pharma and Teva settling the case, the state sought to hold J & J responsible for the broader opioid crisis. The company argued that it o...
02:00, 05/29/2019

2 more El Salvador ex-officers to face trial in ‘81 massacre Two former military officers in El Salvador will join more than a dozen others in being prosecuted for the 1981 El Mozote massacre, a particularly in...
00:42, 08/23/2019

US wants swift end to Istanbul consulate staff trial ISTANBUL (AP) — A U.S official has called for the trial of a Turkish employee of the U.S. Consulate on espionage charges to be resolved “swiftl...
13:00, 05/15/2019

Monster Hunter World has a free trial on PS4 If Monster Hunter World completely passed you by when it released last year, you can make up for lost time by trying it out in a free trial on PS4 ri...
18:56, 05/11/2019

Prosecutor: Dawkins lied on stand during trial Prosecutor Noah Solowiejczyk reminded jurors about images of Christian Dawkins giving envelopes stuffed with cash to college basketball coaches, whic...
23:28, 05/03/2019

EA launches cloud gaming technical trial Ken Moss, chief technology officer at Electronic Arts, announced today that the company has begun a technical trial for a cloud gaming service.Read M...
15:56, 09/10/2019

2 convicted in college basketball corruption trial A sports business manager and an amateur basketball coach have been convicted of bribery conspiracy at a trial that showed top college coaches were p...
00:14, 05/09/2019

Navy SEAL Goes on Trial in Troubled War-Crimes Case The prosecution of Edward Gallagher, a decorated SEAL platoon leader accused of shooting civilians and murdering a wounded captive, has been roiled b...
18:56, 06/17/2019

Oklahoma nears end to case in trial against drug makers NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma is close to wrapping up its case at trial against Johnson & Johnson, alleging the consumer products giant and its subsi...
03:42, 06/27/2019

Edward Snowden says U.S. return hinges on fair trial U.S. whistleblower Edward Snowden said Monday he wants to return to the United States after six years in exile in Russia, but only if he gets a fair ...
17:14, 09/17/2019

Trial begins for mom accused of sedating, hiding son in closet LOS ANGELES (KNBC) – As a preliminary hearing began Monday for a mother charged with killing her 11-year-old son after keeping him sedated and ...
06:42, 06/19/2019

Trial set for ex-driver accused of abusing disabled girl OCEAN SPRINGS, Miss. (AP) — A trial date has been set for a former Mississippi bus driver accused of sitting on and threatening to kill a disabled ch...
17:28, 06/17/2019

Judge calls off trial over slain millionaire’s residency CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire judge has called off the upcoming probate court trial of a man accused by relatives of killing his millionaire g...
16:14, 05/10/2019