Illinois News

Conceal carry con-artists popping up in Illinois

5:52 PM, Oct 22, 2013

Fly by night conceal carry operators are popping up in the last state to get a conceal carry law.

Implosion leaves building still standing in Springfield, Ill.

4:04 PM, Oct 22, 2013

A planned implosion didn't go quite as planned Tuesday in Springfield, Ill.

Ill. family's generations predict Cardinals World Series wins

12:29 PM, Oct 22, 2013

Sarah Lipcaman gave birth to her son in 1982. She was induced just days before the Cardinals won the World Series so that her husband Bret and doctor could watch the games of course.

Body found in burned out car identified

10:28 AM, Oct 22, 2013

Authorities in southwestern Illinois have identified the charred remains of a body found over the weekend in a car trunk.

Man accused of killing niece returns to court for pretrial hearing

10:28 AM, Oct 22, 2013

A man accused of killing his 7-year-old niece after being reported missing for two days is due back in court Tuesday.

3 charged with stealing $50K in jewelry in SW Ill.

9:26 AM, Oct 22, 2013

Three people are facing charges after authorities say they stole more than $50,000 worth of jewelry during a burglary in southwestern Illinois.

TV pitchman bound for jail ... again

9:15 AM, Oct 22, 2013

A television pitchman accused of misleading viewers about his weight-loss books during late-night infomercials is bound for jail again for failing to pay a $37 million civil judgment.

Illinois high school starts testing students for alcohol

5:31 AM, Oct 22, 2013

A suburban Chicago Catholic high school has begun randomly testing students to see if they've consumed alcohol in the past three months.

Thousands expected to rally for same-sex marriage

3:13 AM, Oct 22, 2013

Thousands of disappointed Illinois residents are expected at the state Capitol to rally for same-sex marriage.

Metra train hits semi in suburban Chicago

5:33 PM, Oct 21, 2013

Metra officials say a commuter train has hit a semitrailer carrying cars near the Chicago suburb of Bartlett, which caused a minor derailment.

Three people face felony burglary charges in Collinsville

3:28 PM, Oct 21, 2013

Three people face felony burglary charges in relation to two residential burglaries in the area.

Woman accused of stabbing man during argument

3:20 PM, Oct 21, 2013

A 63-year-old Moro, Ill. woman has been charged with aggravated battery after allegedly stabbing a man during an argument.

Ameren Ill. customers to pay less per therm this heating season

3:17 PM, Oct 21, 2013

Ameren Illinois customers should expect lower natural gas prices for the 2013-2014 winter, an Ameren Illinois spokesperson announced Monday.

Cutler, Ill. man pleads guilty to meth conspiracy

10:39 AM, Oct 21, 2013

A 35-year-old Cutler man pled guilty to a charge stemming from meth manufacturing, according to U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois Stephen Wigginton.