Illinois

April 8, 2014 - 3:33 PM

Wisconsin sheriff: DNA ties man to 1997 slaying

RACINE, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin authorities have arrested a 36-year-old Illinois man whose fingerprints match those on a bag used to suffocate a teenage runaway 17 years ago.

Racine County Sheriff Chris Schmaling says James P. Eaton of Palatine, Ill., was arrested Saturday in Chicago.

April 7, 2014 - 4:03 PM

Pensions pose latest challenge for Chicago mayor

CHICAGO (AP) — Rahm Emanuel has been a force in politics — the mastermind behind a Democratic takeover of Congress, dealmaker in two White Houses and now the hard-charging mayor intent on fixing what ails the nation's third-largest city.

April 7, 2014 - 1:34 PM

NTSB: Sensors too far back in O'Hare train crash

CHICAGO (AP) — A preliminary report by federal safety investigators says there wasn't enough distance between an automatic emergency braking mechanism and the end of a train track at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport.

April 5, 2014 - 9:03 PM

Northwestern Football Coach: 'Vote No' on Union

Pat Fitzgerald

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