The new exhibition "Picasso and Chicago" at the Art Institute of Chicago weaves together the famed artist's 80-year career with holdings from the museum and other collections.
It also tells the story of Chicago, which, like Picasso, exemplifies the bold and modern, curator Stephanie D'Alessandro said at the media preview.
CHAMPAIGN — An Indiana man remained hospitalized Wednesday afternoon with injuries he received when his semitrailer truck rolled on its side in the morning.
A release from Illinois State Police at Pesotum said Bobby Cannon, 57, of Carbon, Ind., was driving on the ramp from Interstate 74 westbound to I-57 southbound when his rig overturned into the left ditch just before 9:30 a.m.
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RANTOUL — A man from Georgia is in the Champaign County Jail on charges alleging he had sex with a teenage runaway from Texas.
SPRINGFIELD — Legalized same-sex marriage in Illinois is one step from reality, but it's a big step.
An Illinois House committee late Tuesday night narrowly approved a gay marriage bill with the help of a Chicago Democrat who said he'll likely vote against the measure on the House floor.
ALBERT AJI,Associated Press
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LIBERIA, Costa Rica — On a recent Friday morning at a gleaming new international airport in Costa Rica, hundreds of tourists from New York and Minnesota emerged blinking onto the sun-blasted tarmac. At the other end of the runway, eight Americans zipped into tan flight suits aboard a massive white surveillance plane.
URBANA — Dan Schreiber was all about getting others to think about their passion. And he was well into the pursuit of his own in the form of food when the University of Illinois graduate student died in July 2010 at age 24.
HEBER SPRINGS, Ark. (AP) — Mindy McCready, who hit the top of the country charts before personal problems sidetracked her career, died Sunday. She was 37.