Man convicted in 2012 killing of 7-year-old Chicago girl

CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago man was found guilty of first-degree murder in the 2012 death of a 7-year-old girl who was gunned down outside her home. Jerrell Dorsey on

Woman accused of spiking Illinois state trooper’s drink

RUSHVILLE, Ill. (AP) — A central Illinois woman has been charged with using an unidentified substance to spike the sports drink of an Illinois State Police trooper. Authorities say 45-year-old

The Latest: Officer’s partner explains why he didn’t shoot

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on the trial of a former Minneapolis police officer in the fatal shooting of an unarmed woman who had called 911 (all times local): 5:10

Virginia police officer fired after white nationalist probe

CHESTERFIELD, Va. (AP) — A Virginia police officer has been fired after an investigation into his alleged membership in a white nationalist group. Chesterfield Police Department Chief Jeff Katz said

Musk, SEC seek another week to reach deal in contempt case

NEW YORK (AP) — Lawyers for Tesla CEO Elon Musk and the U.S. government are asking for another week to negotiate a deal to keep Musk from being found in

Minister at secretive N Carolina church sentenced for fraud

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Sanders gets endorsements from 7 black S. Carolina lawmakers

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders says he has been endorsed by seven black lawmakers in the critical early voting state of South Carolina. Sanders’ 2020 campaign

The Latest: Forecasters: Tornadoes may have hit Mississippi

DALLAS (AP) — The Latest on severe weather moving across the United States (all times local): 4:40 p.m. National Weather Service forecasters say they believe multiple tornadoes have hit the

Bankers survey: March floods in Midwest hitting farmers hard

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A monthly survey of rural bankers in parts of 10 Plains and Western states shows about one of every five expects an increase in farm loan

Minister at secretive N Carolina church sentenced for fraud

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A minster at a secretive church in rural North Carolina has been sentenced to 34 months in prison and ordered to pay more than $466,000 in

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Limestone teacher accused of sexual harassment, lawsuit filed against school district

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Eastbound I-74 closing overnight between Goodfield and Carlock

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McConnell wants to raise national tobacco purchasing age to 21

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell wants to raise the minimum age to purchase tobacco nationwide to 21 years old. He