SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — It’s Ditka Day in Illinois. Gov. Pat Quinn’s office says Monday that he’s declared it “Mike Ditka Day” in honor of the former Chicago Bears player and football coach whose jersey […]
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — As Tuesday’s 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address nears, octogenarians’ memories are one of the only links to a children’s coin drive in the 1940s that brought a manuscript of Abraham Lincoln’s […]
MANCHESTER, Ill. (AP) — The bodies of five people who had been shot to death were found early Wednesday in a house in a tiny southwestern Illinois town, and authorities said a suspect was injured and taken into custody a short time later.