Ty Michael Carter
(Jacquelyn Martin/AP)
August 26, 2013

Obama Awards Medal Of Honor To Afghan War Veteran

President Barack Obama has bestowed the Medal of Honor on Army Staff Sgt. Ty Carter, a veteran of the war in Afghanistan who risked his life to save an injured soldier and to resupply ammunition to his comrades during intense fighting in a remote mountain outpost.

A handgun is on display during a seminar on gun violence in Springfield, Ill.
(Sean Powers/WILL)
August 26, 2013

Court Sets Arguments In Illinois Concealed-Carry Case

A federal appeals court will hear arguments Oct. 3 over a push by gun rights advocates to let Illinois residents immediately tote firearms in public under the state's fledgling concealed-carry law.

August 26, 2013

Schools Dismissing Early Due To Heat

Hot weather is forcing a handful of central Illinois school districts with limited or no air conditioning to send students home early.

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