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Pritzker name advisers who will look into Illinois' finances

J.B. Pritzker has named labor leaders, a former top Republican lawmaker and allies of Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel to a team looking into Illinois' troubled finances

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Ballots left out Election Day totals in Illinois county

Officials of a northern Illinois county failed to include early voting numbers in Election Day results on Tuesday

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Humane Society: 11 horses dead, 16 rescued in north Missouri

The Missouri Humane Society says it rescued 16 horses but 11 other horses were found dead on a property in Harrison County

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Man is sentenced in 2013 stabbing death in Independence

A 26-year-old Kansas City man has pleaded guilty to fatally stabbing another man in Independence in 2013

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US finds closed Chicago bank involved in massive fraud

A Chicago bank that federal regulators shut down last year had been involved in an $82.6 million fraud scheme

Republicans pick Schatz as Missouri Senate president pro tem
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Republicans pick Schatz as Missouri Senate president pro tem

Senate Republicans have nominated state Sen. Dave Schatz to serve as the next president pro tem of the Missouri Senate

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K2 blamed for more than a dozen overdose cases in Columbia

Police say a type of synthetic marijuana, possibly laced with dangerous narcotics or even rat poison, is to blame for more than dozen overdose cases in Columbia

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St. Louis man sentenced to 10 years in cab driver killing

A St. Louis man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison in the shooting death of a cab driver

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Missouri diocese names 33 priests or brothers it says are credibly accused of sexual abuse of a minor

Missouri diocese names 33 priests or brothers it says are credibly accused of sexual abuse of a minor

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2 charged in death of 14-year-old during drug deal dispute

Two 20-year-olds have been charged in the killing of a 14-year-old during a dispute about a marijuana deal