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Latest news from Pantagraph.com - Illinois feed

  1. Illinois investigator attacked while trying to rescue child

    10.04 / 23:39 pantagraph.com Pantagraph.com - Illinois
    STERLING, Ill. (AP) — An investigator for the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services is hospitalized in a coma after being assaulted while trying to take protective custody of a c…
  2. Police: Truck thief in custody after crashing into squad car

    10.04 / 23:09 pantagraph.com Pantagraph.com - Illinois
    DANVERS — A man suspected of stealing at least two trucks and fleeing from police has been captured in Danvers, police said on W…
  3. Man who killed 8 people in Illinois and Missouri sentenced

    10.04 / 22:38 pantagraph.com Pantagraph.com - Illinois
    HILLSBORO, Mo. (AP) — A man who killed six people in Illinois before killing two people in Missouri wept and begged the victims' families for forgiveness Wednesday before he was sentenced to life in prison for the Missouri d…
  4. DCFS investigator assaulted while trying to aid 2-year-old

    10.04 / 22:38 pantagraph.com Pantagraph.com - Illinois
    STERLING, Ill. (AP) — An investigator for the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services is hospitalized after being assaulted while trying to take protective custody of a c…
  5. Spree killer pleads guilty to killing couple in Missouri

    10.04 / 20:47 pantagraph.com Pantagraph.com - Illinois
    HILLSBORO, Mo. (AP) — A man who killed six people in Illinois was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole for killing an Arkansas couple at a Missouri h…
  6. Judge: Prosecutors must reveal falsehoods in Schock case

    10.04 / 20:19 pantagraph.com Pantagraph.com - Illinois
    PEORIA (AP) — A federal judge has ordered the U.S. attorney in Central Illinois to detail in writing any additional "falsehoods" or "misstatements" made to grand juries investigating former U.S. Rep. Aaron S…
  7. North Korean workers prepare seafood going to US stores

    10.04 / 20:19 pantagraph.com Pantagraph.com - Illinois
    HUNCHUN, China (AP) — Americans buying seafood for dinner may inadvertently have subsidized the North Korean government as it builds its nuclear weapons program, an Associated Press investigation has found. Their purchases may also have supported forced l…
  8. NKorean workers prep seafood going to US stores, restaurants

    10.04 / 20:19 pantagraph.com Pantagraph.com - Illinois
    HUNCHUN, China (AP) — The workers wake up each morning on metal bunk beds in fluorescent-lit Chinese dormitories, North Koreans outsourced by their government to process seafood that ends up in American stores and h…
  9. 4-year-old girl dead, 5 relatives injured in Illinois fire

    10.04 / 20:19 pantagraph.com Pantagraph.com - Illinois
    POCAHONTAS, Ill. (AP) — Authorities say a 4-year-old girl has died and five of her family members are hospitalized after a southern Illinois house f…
  10. North Korean workers prep seafood for US stores, restaurants

    10.04 / 19:45 pantagraph.com Pantagraph.com - Illinois
    HUNCHUN, China (AP) — Americans buying seafood for dinner may inadvertently have subsidized the North Korean government as it builds its nuclear weapons program, an Associated Press investigation has found. Their purchases may also have supported forced l…
  11. NKorean workers prepare seafood for US stores, restaurants

    10.04 / 19:45 pantagraph.com Pantagraph.com - Illinois
    HUNCHUN, China (AP) — The workers wake up each morning on metal bunk beds in fluorescent-lit Chinese dormitories, North Koreans outsourced by their government to process seafood that ends up in American stores and h…
  12. Correction: Abortion Coverage-Illinois story

    10.04 / 19:28 pantagraph.com Pantagraph.com - Illinois
    CHICAGO (AP) — In a story Sept. 28 about an Illinois law that expands Medicaid and state-employee insurance coverage to abortion, The Associated Press erroneously reported when it takes effect. The law is effective Jan. 1, not i…
  13. Man in custody for stealing trucks, fleeing

    10.04 / 19:16 pantagraph.com Pantagraph.com - Illinois
    DANVERS — A man suspected of stealing at least two trucks and fleeing from police has been captured in Danvers, police said W…
  14. Indiana mayor: Contractor believed to be pipe bomb target

    10.04 / 18:52 pantagraph.com Pantagraph.com - Illinois
    HAMMOND, Ind. (AP) — A northwestern Indiana mayor says a pipe bomb that exploded last month at a post office is believed to have been intended for a city c…
  15. IL Lottery

    10.04 / 18:48 pantagraph.com Pantagraph.com - Illinois
    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — These Illinois lotteries were drawn W…
  16. Case dropped against Rockford man who was in prison 23 years

    10.04 / 18:33 pantagraph.com Pantagraph.com - Illinois
    ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) — Prosecutors have dropped murder charges against a northern Illinois man who spent more than 23 years behind bars for a 1993 killing and armed r…
  17. Lawmakers seek answers about Illinois Lottery's manager deal

    10.04 / 18:33 pantagraph.com Pantagraph.com - Illinois
    CHICAGO (AP) — As the Illinois Lottery gets closer to finalizing a deal with a new private manager, some lawmakers are frustrated with the lack of details being provided to the p…
  18. Toxicology results negative in fatal Marengo plane crash

    10.04 / 17:43 pantagraph.com Pantagraph.com - Illinois
    MARENGO, Ill. (AP) — New autopsy and toxicology results show impairment and health problems weren't factors in a plane crash that killed an Illinois activist last D…
  19. Lawsuit seeks 'seat at the table' on Chicago police reforms

    10.04 / 17:43 pantagraph.com Pantagraph.com - Illinois
    CHICAGO (AP) — Another new lawsuit wants to ensure issues related to people with disabilities are addressed in any plan to reform Chicago p…
  20. Police searching for man suspected of stealing trucks, fleeing

    10.04 / 15:43 pantagraph.com Pantagraph.com - Illinois
    LEROY — Law enforcement officials from throughout Central Illinois are searching for a man suspected of stealing two vehicles and fleeing from police, and who was last seen Tuesday evening in L…