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Missouri's Lake of the Ozarks packed amid COVID-19 pandemic

Crowds are packing some bars and restaurants at the Lake of the Ozarks despite a state social distancing order

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Churches holding services say they're taking precautions
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Churches holding services say they're taking precautions

Illinois churches holding services despite warnings about health risks during the coronavirus pandemic say they're taking precautions to protect congregants

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Missouri woman killed in head-on crash

The Missouri Highway Patrol says a De Soto woman has died in a head-on crash

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Judge won't reconsider lawsuit brought by Madigan opponent

A federal judge won’t reconsider a decision to throw out a lawsuit alleging Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan conspired to put up sham candidates in a 2016 Democratic primary

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2 dead, 10 more injured in multiple St. Louis shootings

Police say two people have died and another 10 were injured in multiple shootings in St. Louis

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Man killed in shooting outside Kansas City convenience store

Police say a man has been fatally shot outside a Kansas City, Missouri convenience store

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Longtime Chicago Memorial Day parade goes online

A Memorial Day parade on Chicago’s North Side that’s been around for more than a half century is going online this year

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Minor damage reporter after 2 northwest Illinois tornadoes

Officials are reporting minor damage after at least two tornadoes touched down in northwest Illinois

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Illinois lawmakers pass $40B budget, Chicago casino measure

Illinois lawmakers have approved a $40 billion state budget and a plan to address tax rates for a casino expansion during a whirlwind special session held amid the coronavirus pandemic

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Female students represent Illinois in cybersecurity program

Forty-five Illinois students will represent the state in a national challenge aiming to increase girls’ participation in studying cybersecurity