DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A haze is blanketing much of the Midwest as strong winds carry smoke from forest fires in Canada thousands of miles to the south.
CHICAGO (AP) — Archbishop Blase Cupich of the Archdiocese of Chicago has asked his congregation to be compassionate toward gay people following the U.S. Supreme Court's decision last week to legalize gay marriage nationwide.
ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill. (AP) — The attorney for a Schaumburg woman charged with killing her daughter in a botched murder-suicide attempt says his client has received an outpouring of sympathy.
NAPERVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Patients with liver diseases in Chicago's western suburbs have more convenient access to care through a new clinic in Naperville named for Walter Payton.
A former Illinois governor said creating term limits for state lawmakers isn't really the answer to fixing the state's problems.
Republican Jim Edgar made the comments Wednesday on A Penny for Your Thoughts on WDWS.
EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — The Evanston City Council has approved regulations if a gun range opens in the city.
EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP) — Illinois State Police say they're searching for a man who they say fired shots at a trooper during a traffic stop in East St. Louis.