SPRINGFIELD (AP) — Get to work, kids — but get a permit first.The Illinois Department of Labor is reminding teenagers younger than 16 to obtain a work permit to work legally.

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CHICAGO (AP) — Three Chicago men are charged in the 2018 killing of a couple after a member of the Traveling Vice Lords street gang agreed to compile evidence against them.

CHICAGO (AP) — President Donald Trump says he's still considering whether to sign commutation papers freeing former Illinois governor and one-time "Celebrity Apprentice" contestant Rod Blagojevich from federal prison in Colorado.

LINCOLNSHIRE (AP) — A northern Illinois prosecutor has sued the nation's largest e-cigarette producer, contending the company intentionally targeted teenagers with a deceptive marketing campaign.

CHICAGO (AP) — A man who allegedly crashed into a Chicago bus shelter, fatally injuring a woman who was run over twice, has been charged with reckless homicide.A judge set 42-year-old Errol Brice's bail at $50,000 during a Tuesday hearing.

EDINBURG (AP) — Authorities say a suspected tornado was reported in central Illinois as severe thunderstorms moved through portions of the state.

BELLEVILLE (AP) — A judge has found a southern Illinois man guilty of involuntary manslaughter in the death a toddler. Judge Dennis Doyle handed down the verdict Tuesday in the trial of Gyasi Campbell stemming from the April 2017 death of 2-year-old Kane Friess-Wylie of Belleville.

Rep. David McSweeney of Barrington Hills said he will either sponsor or co-sponsor some version of a measure overturning the abolishment former Gov. Pat Quinn placed on capital punishment eight years ago. Former Gov. George Ryan had placed a moratorium on the death penalty in 2000.