An Illinois woman stabbed her boyfriend’s genitals last month because he tried to break up with her, police said Wednesday. The incident happened in Decatur, about 80 miles south of Peoria, on June 24,
PEORIA, Ill. (Reuters) - An Illinois man described by prosecutors as obsessed with serial killers was sentenced to life in prison on Thursday for the kidnapping and decapitation of a Chinese graduate two
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — A former University of Illinois doctoral student was spared the death penalty Thursday and sentenced to life in prison for kidnapping and killing of a 26-year-old scholar from China.
A postcard from Hong Kong will be returned -- 26 years later -- to its sender back home in Illinois - CNN
(CNN) — It took 26 years for a postcard to make it from Hong Kong to Illinois, but the rest of the journey should go much quicker. The postcard, dated July 8, 1993, arrived in Kim Draper's mailbox in on,
The FBI has raided the downstate home of a high-powered former Springfield lobbyist who for decades served as one of House Speaker Michael Madigan’s closest confidants, the Chicago Tribune has learned.
The state of Illinois is to raise its minimum rage from $8.25 to $9.25 by January of 2020, $10 by the next July, and then a dollar more each year until it reaches $15 by 2020. Although this seems to be