Cost of keeping Asian carp from Great Lakes nearly triples

A federal plan to prevent Asian carp from reaching the Great Lakes has gotten considerably more expensive
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Report: Helicopter pilot lost consciousness before crash

The helicopter pilot told federal investigators that he lost consciousness twice during the flight that crashed on a Hawaii sandbar, resulting in injuries to th
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2 deer killed in Montana positive for brain wasting disease

State wildlife officials say two deer killed by hunters in northern and southern Montana tested positive for a brain wasting disease
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Parents upset after man accused in shooting works as teacher

Parents and officials are upset that a man was allowed to work as a teacher in suburban Chicago while awaiting trial on attempted murder charges
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All Illinois Catholic dioceses targeted in sex abuse lawsuit

Four people who say they were sexually abused decades ago by five priests in parishes across Illinois are suing every diocese in the state for the abuse itself
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2 sheriff's deputies wounded by gunfire in Joliet

Two men are being held in lieu of $20 million bond each after being charged in the wounding of two Will County sheriff's deputies executing a warrant in a subur
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Former Illinois gymnastics coach faces sexual abuse charges

A suburban Chicago gymnastics coach has been charged with sexually assaulting a girl he trained at a gym in Channahon
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Federal funding expands housing counseling in Illinois

Five Illinois cities will receive federal funding to help people find quality housing or keep current homes
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BC-BBM--Frontier League Playoff Glance

BC-BBM--Frontier League Playoff Glance
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Debate coach sues over alleged prison ban

A debate coach who went into Illinois prisons to organize teams of inmates has filed a federal lawsuit alleging the Department of Corrections barred the activit
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Chicago-area diocese agrees $1.4M settlement in priest abuse

A suburban Chicago Catholic diocese has agreed to a $1.4 million settlement in a lawsuit filed by three men who say they were molested by their priest when they
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Diocese of Joliet reaches settlement with 3 abused by priest

A suburban Chicago Catholic diocese has settled for $1.4 million a lawsuit filed by three men who allegedly suffered repeated sexual molestation at the hands of
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Suburban Chicago man sentenced for burning down warehouse

A federal judge has sentenced a suburban Chicago man to six years behind bars for a 2016 fire that destroyed a furniture warehouse where he worked, causing more
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Groups challenging Illinois panhandling ordinances

The American Civil Liberties Union and other organizations are challenging panhandling ordinances in 15 municipalities across Illinois
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Medical marijuana companies expanding Illinois facilities

Marijuana growers across Illinois are expanding, despite years of lower-than-expected demand in the state's medical cannabis pilot program
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Peoria museum files claim for hotel mural ownership

A central Illinois museum wants to make sure that a historic mural stays in Peoria as the auction of the Marriott Pere Marquette and neighboring Courtyard by Ma
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Illinois to build $150M prison mental-health unit

State prison officials have announced that construction will begin next spring on a 200-bed inpatient mental health and medical facility
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Father of dead girl sues mother, social service contractor

The father of a 17-month-old suburban Chicago girl whose death in 2017 was ruled a homicide has filed a lawsuit against the girl's mother and a social service c
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Priests accused of sexual misconduct moving away from school

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Joliet says two retired priests accused of sexual misconduct will be out of a suburban Chicago retirement facility by midweek
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Concerns raised of 2 accused priests living near school

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Joliet says it'll reevaluate the residency of two priests who have faced sexual abuse allegations and live in a retirement home ad
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Wisconsin man sings Native American song for NASCAR

A Wisconsin man sung a Native American song during the opening ceremonies of a NASCAR race
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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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Joliet teacher charged with murder in beating death of wife

A northern Illinois teacher is charged with first-degree murder in the death of his wife, also a teacher
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AP-IL--Illinois News Digest 2 pm, IL

AP-IL--Illinois News Digest 2 pm, IL
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