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Travelers flying into O'Hare from China to be screened

 Travelers arriving at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport from Wuhan, China will be screened for the respiratory coronavirus

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Judge: Teacher layoffs didn't discriminate against blacks

A class action lawsuit claiming Chicago Public Schools discriminated against black educators when it laid off teachers in 2011 has been dismissed

Missouri lawmakers spar over how to handle spike in violence
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Missouri lawmakers spar over how to handle spike in violence

A Missouri lawmaker pitching a tough-on-crime bill Tuesday directed blame for a surge in violence in the state's biggest cities at factors including the sometimes violent protests in Ferguson and St. Louis' prosecutor, the city's first black circuit attorney

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Missouri man charged with murder after house fire kills teen

A 39-year-old man is charged with second-degree murder and arson in the death of a 16-year-old boy in a fire in a St. Louis suburb

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Boston man pleads guilty to his role in senior citizen scam

A Boston man has pleaded guilty to participating in a scheme to cheat senior citizens out of cash by pretending to be a relative who's in jail and needs bail money

Rutgers names university's 1st black president
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Rutgers names university's 1st black president

Rutgers University has named a high-ranking Northwestern University official as its new leader on Tuesday, making him the school's first black president

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Illinois healthcare company closes briefly to meet state law

An Illinois healthcare manufacturing company has temporarily closed because it couldn't meet new state standards for ethylene oxide, a cancer-causing chemical

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Head-on crash in southern Illinois kills 3 people, injures 8

State Police have released the names of three people killed in a head-on crash that left eight others injured in southern Illinois

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Juvenile shoots, wounds another youth

Authorities say one juvenile has shot and seriously injured another youth in southwest Missouri

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Woman killed after crashing UTV vehicle in Missouri field

Authorities say a woman was killed after crashing her utility task vehicle in a southwest Missouri field