Purdue rolls over Illinois 46-7

Football 10/13/18, 19:43

Purdue rolled over Illinois 46-7 on Saturday, dampening the Illini homecoming festivities and dimming their postseason hopes.Illinois (3-3, 1-2 Big Ten) arguably played its worst game of the year. Purdue (3-3, 2-1) scored 46 unanswered points after the first series. ...

Trump administration steps in to kill police-reform plan

U.S. 10/12/18, 20:57

The Trump administration informed a federal judge in Chicago on Friday that it's seeking to scuttle a plan negotiated between the nation's third-largest city and the state of Illinois that envisions far-reaching reforms of Chicago's 12,000-officer police force under close ...

Illinois teen sent to juvenile prison in classmate shooting

U.S. 10/11/18, 23:27

An Illinois high school student accused of shooting a classmate last year has been sentenced to juvenile prison, with the possibility of adult prison if he commits other crimes. The Journal Gazette and Times-Courier reports that the 15-year-old boy was sentenced ...

Convicted Chicago officer moved to Western Illinois jail

U.S. 10/09/18, 12:31

The white Chicago police officer convicted of murder in the 2014 shooting death of black teenager Laquan McDonald has been moved to a Western Illinois jail and will remain there while he awaits sentencing.Rock Island County Sheriff Berry Bustos tells ...

Investigators want to know who left gator in Lake Michigan

U.S. 10/09/18, 10:49

Authorities don't know who dumped a four-foot-long reptile in Lake Michigan, but they now know what kind it is.After initially believing the animal spotted Monday swimming near Waukegan, Illinois, by a startled kayaker was a caiman, officials now say it ...

Illinois killer sentenced to death for 5 California murders

U.S. 10/05/18, 11:02

An Illinois killer convicted of murdering five women in Southern California was sentenced to death on Friday.An Orange County Superior Court judge issued the sentence for 54-year-old former Marine Andrew Urdiales, convicted of killing five women in Riverside, Orange and ...

Illinois AG to investigate Legionnaire’s disease response

U.S. 10/03/18, 19:54

Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan said her office will launch a criminal investigation of how Gov. Bruce Rauner's administration handled a three-year-old Legionnaire's disease crisis at a state-run veterans' home.The Democrat will review compliance with state law and whether residents ...

Uber agrees to $148M settlement with states over data breach

U.S. 09/26/18, 12:21

Uber has agreed to pay $148 million and take steps to tighten data security, after the ride-hailing company failed for a year to notify drivers that hackers had stolen their personal information.Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan announced the settlement Wednesday ...

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