Verizon moving center to Rolling Meadows, adding 200 jobs

ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill. (AP) — Verizon Wireless says it plans to add 200 workers at a new call center in Chicago's western suburbs beginning next year.

Buyouts coming at company behind Chicago Tribune, LA Times

TALI ARBEL, AP Business Writer

NEW YORK (AP) — The owner of the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune and other newspapers is offering buyouts to employees.

Woman accused of injecting 14-year-old daughter with heroin

COATESVILLE, Pa. (AP) — A suburban Philadelphia woman repeatedly injected her 14-year-old daughter and another teen with heroin, even tying a string around their arms to isolate their veins, prosecutors said Monday.

United States, 11 Pacific Rim countries reach trade deal

PAUL WISEMAN, AP Business Writers

Twitter gives co-founder Jack Dorsey a 2nd chance as CEO

MICHAEL LIEDTKE, AP Technology Writer

Hangin' with Bill Cubit

Bill Cubit is a man of the people.


At Monday's news conference, the interim Illinois football coach reminded everyone he's a regular guy who is OK with dinner out at, say, Biaggi's hours after a really big win (like the last-second 14-13 thriller against Nebraska).

There's proof to this claim.

Man gets 6 years for aggravated criminal sexual abuse

URBANA — An Urbana man with no criminal record was sentenced Monday to six years in prison for repeatedly molesting a young girl.

Victor Vergara, 32, who last lived in the 0-100 block of Gurth Drive, was convicted by a jury in August of three counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse.

Guilty plea in shooting brings 15-year prison sentence

URBANA — An Urbana man who admitted shooting another man in Champaign in the spring was sentenced Monday to 15 years in prison.

Tarrell Boatman will have to serve almost 13 years of that sentence since his victim was shot multiple times.

Man to prison for burglary

URBANA — An Urbana man with a 30-year history of stealing has been sentenced to 9-1/2 years in prison for his latest theft.

Gerard P. Beenel, 58, whose last known address was in the 2000 block of Vawter Street, pleaded guilty Monday to burglary, admitting that on May 25 he entered the Meijer store, 2500 S. Philo Road, U, intending to steal.

Video: Where Am I? Oct. 5, 2015

Every week, we'll show you a short clip of a spin somewhere in the area in a 1986 Corvette. Your job? Figure out where the video was shot.