Capitals forward calls fans racial taunts 'disgusting'
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Capitals forward calls fans racial taunts 'disgusting'

Washington Capitals forward Devante Smith-Pelly says he is disgusted and saddened black athletes such as himself continue to be the targets of racial taunts from fans

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Remains of sailor killed at Pearl Harbor on way to Illinois

A veterans official says the remains of a sailor killed during the 1941 Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor are being sent to Illinois for burial

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Northwestern celebrates 50th anniversary of student sit-in

Northwestern University will fund events proposed by student and faculty as part of its 50th anniversary celebration of the school's first major sit-in protest

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Midwest scientists help endangered Mexican wolf population

Scientists from the Chicago Zoological Society and a team assembled by the Reproductive and Behavioral Sciences Department are using artificial insemination in an effort to assist the Mexican wolf population

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Man arrested after breaching security at Peoria airport

Several weekend flights were delayed or cancelled at Peoria's airport after a man tried to use a stolen vehicle to ram the main terminal and breached security

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1 person injured in fire on 52nd floor of Chicago tower

Authorities say a man was seriously injured in a fire that broke out on the 52nd floor of Chicago's former John Hancock Center

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SIU gets 115-pound black carp specimen for further study

Researchers at Southern Illinois University have received what could be one of the largest black carp used for scientific research

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Prosecutors say Chicago gets 1st cryptocurrency case

A cryptocurrency case is now making its way through federal court in Chicago

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Northern Indiana commuter line gets funding recommendations

Two major projects to upgrade and extend northern Indiana's South Shore commuter rail line are again being included in recommendations for federal funding

EXCHANGE: Son's death spurs Canton mom to join opioid fight
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EXCHANGE: Son's death spurs Canton mom to join opioid fight

ILLINOIS EXCHANGE: Son's death spurs Canton mom to join opioid fight