Eric Holder Jr., the nation's first black U.S. attorney general, is preparing to announce his resignation Thursday after a tumultuous tenure marked by civil rights advances, national security threats, reforms to the criminal justice system and five and a half years of fights with Republicans in Congress.
Champaign-based sandwich chain Jimmy John’s says more than 200 of its locations have been hit by a possible breach of credit and debit cards.
The man who jumped a fence and made it past the White House's North Portico on Friday had 800 rounds of ammunition inside his vehicle, a prosecutor said on Monday.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell announced that former FBI director Robert Mueller will lead an investigation of the way the league handled the Ray Rice case and he said at the end of the process it will implement new conduct policies.
President Barack Obama says campus sexual assault is "an affront to our basic humanity.'' The White House has unveiled a new campaign to change the way people think about campus sexual assault.
A former Illinois prosecutor and University of Illinois football standout accused of suffocating his wife eight years ago has hired two attorneys and will appear with them during his approaching arraignment.
Illinois Governor Pat Quinn says the National Football League has been putting profits ahead of doing what’s right on domestic violence. Bruce Rauner, a team minority owner, is also critical.
President Obama reiterated that he will not commit U.S. troops to fight another ground war in Iraq, adding that U.S. airstrikes, combined with expertise, would be more effective in defeating the group that calls itself the Islamic State.
The Minnesota Vikings announced early Wednesday morning that they had placed running back Adrian Peterson on the exempt/commissioner's permission list.
UPDATE: Champaign Police report that 37-year-old Michael Alexander of Rantoul, who is a suspect in the First Midwest Bank robbery and others, was arrested September 22nd in Indianapolis. More details available HERE.