Region News

Former Bears cornerback to row Lake Michigan for charity

Former Chicago Bears cornerback Charles Tillman says he has a fear of water, but it won't stop him from building a boat and rowing across Lake Michigan for childhood cancer research

More Headlines

Region News

Contract to raze decrepit Cairo housing projects OK'd

Demolition of two complexes run by the troubled Alexander County Housing Authority will begin next month

Region News

Drug suspect escapes arrest after group threatens officer

A suspected Chicago drug dealer avoided arrest after a group of people threatened to harm a police officer attempting the arrest

Region News

Missouri Supreme Court strikes down jail time for jail debts

The Missouri Supreme Court says local courts can't throw people back in jail for not paying previous jail debts

Region News

Judge clears way for demolition of Rock Island courthouse

An effort to save the Rock Island County Courthouse has hit a roadblock

Region News

2 officer-involved shootings in St. Louis County

Two men are hospitalized after separate and unrelated officer-involved shootings a few hours apart in St. Louis County

Region News

Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in Illinois

EDITORIAL ROUNDUP: Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in Illinois

Region News

Man who escaped Missouri jail, Oklahoma patrol car captured

Authorities say a kidnapping suspect who escaped from a Missouri jail and an Oklahoma patrol car has been arrested in Missouri

Region News

Man admits to crime minutes after fatal St. Louis shooting

A 19-year-old St. Louis man is in custody and facing first-degree murder charges after turning himself in just minutes after the shooting

Illinois village approves immigration detention center plan
Region News

Illinois village approves immigration detention center plan

Trustees of a small village near Chicago are moving closer to allowing a private immigration detention center to be built in the area, despite pushback from activists and communities