METROPOLIS, Ill. (AP) — A southern Illinois uranium-conversion plant is undergoing a special inspection after a weekend leak of uranium hexafluoride, a gas used to produce enriched uranium for nuclear power plants, Nuclear Regulatory Commission officials said.
ALAN SCHER ZAGIER, Associated Press
DIXON, Ill. (AP) — A Dixon man jailed on drug and weapons charges has pleaded not guilty to trying to hire a fellow inmate to kill five people.
CHICAGO (AP) — The Illinois Equal Justice Foundation is benefiting from a $7.2 million windfall that the state was given in a settlement with Chase.
Two Aug. 3 editions, years apart, produced some memorable front pages.
Eleven years ago, the man who would become our 44th president spent some time in our area.
A few days after his keynote address at the Democratic National Convention in Boston, BARACK OBAMA came through town on the fourth day of a five-day, 39-city campaign swing for the U.S. Senate.
CHICAGO (AP) — South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham brought his Republican presidential campaign to Chicago's Pilsen neighborhood, where he voiced his support of Illinois Sen. Mark Kirk's bid for re-election.
CHICAGO (AP) — The defense attorney for Rod Blagojevich says he will ask a full appellate court in Chicago to rehear the imprisoned former governor's appeal after a panel of three judges recently tossed five of 18 corruption convictions.