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Late-winter storm moves to Upper Midwest; flooding remains

Late-winter storm moves to Upper Midwest; flooding remains

A late-winter storm system continued its trek across the Midwest, expecting to send rain and snow into Minnesota and Illinois on Friday after leaving devastating flooding in parts of eastern Nebraska and Iowa. The quickly rising ...

4-year-old boy, grandparents survive Illinois plane crash

4-year-old boy, grandparents survive Illinois plane crash

Authorities say a 4-year-old boy and his grandparents were rescued after their small plane crashed in southern Illinois. The fixed-wing single-engine Piper PA-32 was traveling from Mobile, Alabama, when it went down Tuesday in rural Monroe ...

Man in crashed car suspected of shooting Illinois deputy

Man in crashed car suspected of shooting Illinois deputy

A man suspected of shooting a sheriff's deputy and a woman Thursday at an Illinois hotel crashed his vehicle along an interstate highway while trying to flee police, and "negotiation efforts" were underway, authorities said. Prosecutors ...

Update: Ohio River bridge among roads cut by floodwaters

Update: Ohio River bridge among roads cut by floodwaters

The Latest on flooding and severe weather in the South (all times local): 3:15 p.m. A bridge across the Ohio River between Kentucky and Illinois is closing because of flooding, one of more than 50 highways underwater ...

Chicago police chief angry over alleged Smollett hoax

Chicago police chief angry over alleged Smollett hoax

Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson took it personally when detectives determined that "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett allegedly lied about being the victim of a racist and homophobic attack . Speaking Thursday at a news conference, Johnson ...