OTTAWA — Several apartments were damaged in a fire in Ottawa yesterday. Ottawa Fire officials say they were called out to an apartment building in the 700-block of Webster Street around 3 PM. Officials say upon arrival, heavy
SPRING VALLEY — A Spring Valley woman is $300,000 richer after a big win in the Illinois Lottery. Officials say Janina Ligas played a Lucky Day Lotto ticket at Express Lane on Third Street in La Salle. Ligas
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois Democrats approved a $3.9 billion bill to fund colleges and various social service programs while the state operates without a budget, but their plan is expected to be rejected by Republican Gov.
CHICAGO (AP) — A recent filing by Dennis Hastert’s lawyers offers some previously undisclosed details about the former U.S. House speaker’s hush-money case. A federal judge on Wednesday ordered that the filing be unsealed. Hastert pleaded guilty
ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) — A Winnebago County man has pleaded guilty to beating his girlfriend to death in Rockford in 2012. 40-year-old Kurt Knutson of Loves Park pleaded guilty to one count of first-degree murder on Tuesday. Knutson