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Crundwell court filing says she wants to keep horse trophies

DIXON, Ill. (AP) — Rita Crundwell's attorney says the imprisoned former Dixon comptroller wants to keep about 700 trophies she won during horse competitions.

Indianapolis-Chicago Amtrak service extended to April 1

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Amtrak's Hoosier State line between Indianapolis and Chicago will keep rolling through April 1 under an extension announced Friday.

Will County settles lawsuit with wrongly accused officer

JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — Will County agreed to pay $126,500 to settle a lawsuit brought by a suburban Chicago police officer who was wrongly accused of being behind a deadly 2010 shooting spree in rural Illinois and Indiana.

Romeoville man gets 108-year sentence in sexual assault case

JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — Authorities in Will County say a Romeoville man convicted of sexually assaulting a 12-year-old girl and filming the abuse has been sentenced to 108 years in prison.

Illinois doctor convicted of illegally dispensing drugs

BENTON, Ill. (AP) — A southern Illinois doctor faces up to 140 years in federal prison after being convicted of charges that he illegally distributed controlled substances.

Chicago Cubs' Ernie Banks statue moved downtown for tribute

CHICAGO (AP) — Baseball fans are stopping by the downtown Chicago plaza where the statue of the Ernie Banks is on display to pay their respects to the Hall of Famer who died last week.

Durbin honors Ernie Banks on Senate Floor

CHICAGO (AP) — U.S. Senator Dick Durbin of Illinois has honored a baseball Hall of Famer who recently passed away with a speech on the Senate Floor.

Suburban Chicago resident has confirmed case of measles

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois public health officials say a suburban Chicago resident has a confirmed case of measles.

Time may be running out for Sycamore's penny parking meters

SYCAMORE, Ill. (AP) — Sycamore's penny parking meters may be running out of time because the city is running out of timers to fix them.

Ogle County audit seeks whereabouts of missing towing fees

OREGON, Ill. (AP) — An internal audit is underway in a northern Illinois county into almost $11,000 that's unaccounted for from a sheriff's department towing fund.