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Chicago-area school chief who is to resign denies harassment

A suburban Chicago school superintendent who is to resign next month amid complaints about his conduct has denied sexual harassment

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Ex-Merrillville councilman admits guilt in bribery case

Court records show that a former councilman for the northwest Indiana town of Merrillville has admitted taking bribes in a federal plea agreement

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$80M Mississippi River bridge opens from Illinois to Iowa

Illinois and Iowa officials are celebrating the opening of a new Mississippi River bridge from Savanna to Sabula, Iowa

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New temporary US attorney named for central Illinois

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has named a Justice Department lawyer to temporarily lead the U.S. attorney's office in the Central District of Illinois.

EXCHANGE: Illinois family's service spans generations
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EXCHANGE: Illinois family's service spans generations

ILLINOIS EXCHANGE: Rock River Valley family's service spans generations

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EXCHANGE: Ex-general says military is a 'young man's game'

ILLINOIS EXCHANGE: Retired two-star general says 'the military is a young man's game'

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2 men convicted in 1994 Chicago rape, murder to be retried

Cook County prosecutors say they will retry two men convicted of a 1994 rape and murder that recent DNA testing suggests they did not commit

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Concealing homicide charge filed in slain bartender case

A northern Illinois man has been charged with concealing a homicide in the shooting death of a woman who had been reported missing

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Jurors rule Chicago police didn't frame woman in son's death

A federal jury has ruled Chicago police detectives did not frame a woman who was found guilty and later exonerated in the 2005 death of her son

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Officials mark opening of $80M bridge linking Iowa, Illinois

An $80.6 million bridge crossing the Mississippi River to link Iowa and Illinois is opening after two years of construction