Chicago-area man gets 24 years for student's drug death

A suburban Chicago man convicted in the drug-induced death of a Spanish foreign exchange student has been sentenced to 24 years in prison
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Former banker gets prison term for stealing from elderly

A suburban Chicago banker has been sentenced to four years in prison for stealing more than $325,000 from elderly customers' accounts
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Haskins, Bush receive top honors on AP All-Big Ten team

Ohio State QB Dwayne Haskins Jr., Michigan LB Devin Bush take top honors on AP All-Big Ten team
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Man charged in fatal crash near O'Hare

A suburban Chicago man who in September drove his car into closed lanes of a construction zone where he struck and killed a construction worker has been charged
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Illinois Democrats sweep statewide races, flip 2 House seats

Democrats were dominating in Illinois on Tuesday, winning all statewide offices and flipping two Republican-held congressional seats
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The Latest: GOP's Davis wins in central Illinois House race

Republican Rep. Rodney Davis has won a fourth term representing a central Illinois congressional district
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The Latest: Madigan says voters rejected negative politics

The chairman of the Illinois Democratic Party says voters "rejected the politics of negativity, personal destruction and blame" in Tuesday's election
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Illinois Democrats sweep statewide offices, flip House seats

Democrats were dominating in Illinois on Tuesday, winning all statewide offices and flipping two Republican-held congressional seats
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The Latest: Mike Bost beats back challenger in 12th District

Republican Rep. Mike Bost has defeated Democratic prosecutor Brendan Kelly to win a third term representing a southern Illinois district
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Illinois Democrats sweep statewide offices, flip House seats

Democrats were dominating in Illinois on Tuesday, winning all statewide offices and flipping two Republican-held congressional seats
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The Latest: Lauren Underwood turns 14th District blue

Democrat Lauren Underwood has unseated four-term Republican Rep. Randy Hultgren, becoming the first minority and first woman to represent a Chicago-area distric
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The Latest: Sean Casten turns GOP bastion Democratic

Democrat Sean Casten has defeated six-term Republican Rep. Peter Roskam to flip a suburban Chicago district the GOP has held for more than four decades
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Democrats look to dominate Illinois as Pritzker tops Rauner

Democrats were returning to dominance in Illinois on Tuesday, as J.B. Pritzker unseated GOP Gov. Bruce Rauner and Republican Erika Harold conceded the attorney
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Democrats look to dominate Illinois as Pritzker tops Rauner

Democrats were returning to dominance in Illinois on Tuesday, as J.B. Pritzker unseated GOP Gov. Bruce Rauner
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Illinois man admits giving deadly drug to Spanish teenager

A suburban Chicago man has pleaded guilty to supplying a fatal dose of methadone to a 15-year-old student from Spain
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Democrats try to sweep Illinois statewide races, flip seats

Democrats are looking to return to dominance in Illinois on Tuesday, when the party could retake the governor's office, win all other statewide seats and flip a
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Man admits to drug-induced homicide of exchange student

A suburban Chicago man has pleaded guilty to charges he supplied a fatal dose of methadone to a 15-year-old foreign exchange student from Spain
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GOP veteran struggles to adjust as seat suddenly isn't safe

After more than a decade representing a reliably Republican suburban Chicago district, Rep. Peter Roskam is suddenly among the most endangered House Republicans
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GOP veteran struggles to adjust as seat suddenly isn't safe

After more than a decade representing a reliably Republican suburban Chicago district, Rep. Peter Roskam is suddenly among the most endangered House Republicans
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Illinois Tollway seeks student-artist cover art for 2019 map

The Illinois Tollway invites high school students to compete for the chance to have their art appear on the cover of the 2019 Tollway map
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Mississippi factory moves, investing $9.5M and hiring 250

A commercial kitchen equipment company will relocate a factory in Mississippi, investing $9.5 million and creating 250 jobs
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Drake visits patient, 11, who invited him to her birthday

A young suburban Chicago heart patient received a visit from Drake after she recorded a video of herself dancing to the rapper's "In My Feelings" and invited hi
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EXCHANGE: Memorial Squad makes sure veterans get last honors

ILLINOIS EXCHANGE: Memorial Squad makes sure Illinois veterans receive final honors
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Tollway officials promise new contract transparency policies

The Illinois Tollway board is establishing a committee to review conflict of interest and procurement policies and improve transparency.
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