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Latest news from Pantagraph.com - Illinois feed

  1. EXCHANGE: Teens learn about being a police officer

    08.21 / 09:02 pantagraph.com Pantagraph.com - Illinois
    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Ever since he could remember, Terrence Cypress has wanted to wear a uniform and a b…
  2. Northwestern prof, Oxford worker to stay jailed before trial

    08.21 / 06:12 pantagraph.com Pantagraph.com - Illinois
    CHICAGO (AP) — The fatal stabbing of a hairstylist in Chicago was part of a sexual fantasy hatched in an online chatroom between a Northwestern University professor and an Oxford University employee, whose plan included killing someone and then t…
  3. Musical eclipse to mimic solar eclipse at Chicago garden

    08.21 / 02:06 pantagraph.com Pantagraph.com - Illinois
    GLENCOE, Ill. (AP) — A solar-eclipse event in suburban Chicago won't just offer a spectacle for attendees' eyes. It'll simultaneously offer something for their e…
  4. Prosecutors: Prof killed boyfriend as part of sexual fantasy

    08.21 / 01:06 pantagraph.com Pantagraph.com - Illinois
    CHICAGO (AP) — The fatal stabbing of a hairstylist in Chicago was part of a sexual fantasy hatched in an online chatroom between a Northwestern University professor and an Oxford University employee, whose plan included killing someone and then t…
  5. Prosecutors: Chicago slaying was part of sexual fantasy

    08.20 / 23:02 pantagraph.com Pantagraph.com - Illinois
    CHICAGO (AP) — The fatal stabbing of a hairstylist in Chicago was part of a sexual fantasy hatched in an online chatroom between a Northwestern University professor and an Oxford University employee, whose plan included killing someone and then t…
  6. Prosecutors: Chicago slaying was part of sexual fantasy

    08.20 / 19:46 pantagraph.com Pantagraph.com - Illinois
    CHICAGO (AP) — Prosecutors say the fatal stabbing of a hairstylist in Chicago was part of a sexual fantasy hatched online between a professor and university e…
  7. IL Lottery

    08.20 / 18:44 pantagraph.com Pantagraph.com - Illinois
    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — These Illinois lotteries were drawn S…
  8. 33 wounded, 6 fatally, in weekend shootings in Chicago

    08.20 / 17:44 pantagraph.com Pantagraph.com - Illinois
    CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police say at least 33 people have been wounded, six fatally, in weekend shootings in the nation's third-largest c…
  9. Fallen forensics: What a 2016 report has to say about them

    08.20 / 17:44 pantagraph.com Pantagraph.com - Illinois
    Defense lawyers have long questioned the reliability of some forensic science methods, but over the past decade, the debate has intensified. Two highly critical reports found that with the exception of DNA, many methods have not been tested rigorously…
  10. 2nd phase of O'Hare cargo development under way

    08.20 / 16:42 pantagraph.com Pantagraph.com - Illinois
    CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has opened work on a second phase of a $220 million northeast cargo development at O'Hare International Airport …
  11. Illinois scientists hope eclipse sheds light on weather

    08.20 / 16:42 pantagraph.com Pantagraph.com - Illinois
    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Researchers in Illinois are hoping Monday's solar eclipse can shed light on how sudden atmospheric changes can alter the w…
  12. Fallen forensics: Judges routinely allow disavowed science

    08.20 / 16:42 pantagraph.com Pantagraph.com - Illinois
    BOSTON (AP) — Two hairs that looked like the victim's; some dirt on a truck like that taken from the crime scene; a pattern on the bumper that resembled a design on the victim's popular brand of jeans. The c…
  13. Fallen forensics: Judges routinely allow disavowed science

    08.20 / 16:42 pantagraph.com Pantagraph.com - Illinois
    BOSTON (AP) — Two hairs that looked like the victim's; some dirt on a truck like that taken from the crime scene; a pattern on the bumper that resembled a design on the victim's popular brand of jeans. The c…
  14. Wear solar specs or make a viewer to safely watch eclipse

    08.19 / 21:10 pantagraph.com Pantagraph.com - Illinois
    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Solar glasses are a must for safe viewing of Monday's total solar eclipse, the first to span coast to U.S. coast in 99 y…
  15. Case dismissed against man in beating of Chicago officer

    08.19 / 21:10 pantagraph.com Pantagraph.com - Illinois
    CHICAGO (AP) — Prosecutors dropped a gun charge against a Chicago man implicated in the 2014 beating of an off-duty police sergeant after the case unraveled amid questions about the actions of the sergeant and two other officers who w…
  16. Charges dismissed against man in beating of police sergeant

    08.19 / 20:09 pantagraph.com Pantagraph.com - Illinois
    CHICAGO (AP) — Cook County prosecutors have dropped charges of unlawful use of a firearm by a felon against a Chicago man implicated in the beating of an off-duty Chicago police s…
  17. Buddhist temple in Minnesota inaugurates new reflection pond

    08.19 / 19:07 pantagraph.com Pantagraph.com - Illinois
    HAMPTON, Minn. (AP) — The largest Cambodian Buddhist temple in the United States has unveiled a new reflection p…
  18. WIU students, faculty research ways to combat Asian carp

    08.19 / 19:07 pantagraph.com Pantagraph.com - Illinois
    MACOMB, Ill. (AP) — Biology students and faculty at Western Illinois University are conducting research to help combat the invasion of Asian c…
  19. IL Lottery

    08.19 / 19:07 pantagraph.com Pantagraph.com - Illinois
    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — These Illinois lotteries were drawn S…
  20. DNA lab reduces testing for missing people amid funding woes

    08.19 / 17:12 pantagraph.com Pantagraph.com - Illinois
    DALLAS (AP) — Karen Stipes always believed her missing mother was "Mountain Jane Doe," buried unidentified in a paupers' cemetery deep in the woods outside Harlan, Kentucky. But without proof, it took nearly half a century and the development o…