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Authorities: Skeletal remains belong to missing boy, 13

Skeletal remains found this summer near a central Illinois home have been identified as belonging to 13-year-old Robert Bee Jr. who had been missing since last year

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Gary shooting leaves 1 dead, 2 hurt, car falling 23 feet

Indiana State Police say shots fired at a car in Gary have left the driver dead, two passengers hurt and the vehicle tumbling onto a ramp to Interstates 80/94

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Deputy shot; stopped vehicle sought after 2 police chases

A sheriff's deputy in northern Illinois has been shot and wounded in Rockford after stopping a vehicle that had been involved in earlier police chases

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Bat found near Kankakee church tests positive for rabies

Services at a Kankakee church have been moved after a bat found near it tested positive for rabies

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Dick Butkus, YouTube co-founder among Lincoln Award honorees

A former Chicago Bear, a 16-year-old musician and a co-founder of YouTube are among this year's recipients of Illinois' Order of Lincoln Award

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War hero, WIU 'Leathernecks' legend, honored with statue

The man behind the Fighting Leathernecks mascot at Western Illinois University will be memorialized with the unveiling of a statute

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Cook County court for unwed parents quietly disappears

Cook County's parentage court has been abolished in response to possible legal action over its constitutionality and an acknowledgment of larger social changes

EXCHANGE: Mansion on the move in Wheaton
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EXCHANGE: Mansion on the move in Wheaton

ILLINOIS EXCHANGE: Mansion on the move in Wheaton

EXCHANGE: Principal emphasizes communication, community
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EXCHANGE: Principal emphasizes communication, community

ILLINOIS EXCHANGE: Principal emphasizes communication, community in Shelbyville

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Illinois selects Camelot Group to manage state lottery

The state of Illinois has chosen a private firm to manage its lottery