At least 19 teenagers and one adult were injured, some seriously, Wednesday morning at Franklin Regional High School in Murrysville, Pa., when a male suspect who authorities say is a 16-year-old fellow student attacked them with sharp weapons — reportedly two knives.
In his 100 years, Louis Reinhart still hasn’t seen his beloved Cubs win a world series. Last week, the team gave him – maybe – the next best thing.
It's no question the weather's been brutal for some communities, including Washington, Ill., a town of 15,000 in the central part of the state. When a tornado ripped through the area last November three people died and more than a thousand homes were damaged.
The state Legislature has approved Mayor Rahm Emanuel's plan for overhauling two Chicago pension programs, sending the measure to Gov. Pat Quinn.
Legislation that would dramatically change the way schools are funded in Illinois for the first time since 1997 has cleared its first hurdle.
Despite the harsh winter, sales of existing homes in Champaign County have been rising every month since December, when compared to a year ago. And last month was no exception.
The University of Connecticut may be celebrating a basketball championship, but Webster University in suburban St. Louis is celebrating back-to-back titles - in chess. The University of Illinois finished fourth.
The Alma Mater, the iconic statue outside Altgeld Hall, and the backdrop for countless graduation day photos, will be returning to her pedestal Wednesday after a lengthy absence to be restored.
Many gas stations in the Champaign-Urbana area started the week by bumping up the price for a gallon of Regular gasoline from about $3.54 to around $3.79.
Mickey Rooney, the pint-size, precocious actor and all-around talent whose more than 90-year career spanned silent comedies, Shakespeare, Judy Garland musicals, Andy Hardy stardom, television and the Broadway theater, died Sunday at age 93.