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Friday's Scores

Sep. 25, 2021 06:10 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= ALAH 46, Cerro Gordo-Bement Coop 19 Abingdon 34, Annawan/Wethersfield (FB Coop) 12 Algonquin (Jacobs) 27, Huntley 17 Amundsen 37, Chicago (Urban Prep Charter/Bronzeville) 12 ...

Appointments open for in-person help at Illinois job centers

Sep. 18, 2021 09:29 AM EDT

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — All 18 Illinois job centers offering services for people searching for work are accepting in-person appointments after shifting to remote operations due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Illinois Department of Employment Security announced this week. ...

Friday's Scores

Sep. 18, 2021 06:30 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= ALAH 41, Tri-County 14 Abingdon 38, Aledo (Mercer County) 14 Alton 6, Belleville West 3 Amboy 60, Biggsville West Central 14 Amboy-LaMoille 60, Biggsville West Central 14 ...

Friday's Scores

Sep. 11, 2021 06:00 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Abingdon 52, Cambridge 14 Aledo (Mercer County) 40, Monmouth United 26 Algonquin (Jacobs) 48, McHenry 32 Amundsen 65, Lake View 6 Anna-Jonesboro 28, Massac County 27 ...

Illinois AG probes suburban police force after 2020 death

Sep. 08, 2021 13:23 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The Illinois attorney general announced Wednesday that his office will investigate a suburban Chicago police force for possible unconstitutional or unlawful policing following the 2020 death of a Black man in police custody. The civil investigation was...

Joliet man drowns in Lake County after going to girl's aid

Aug. 07, 2021 15:27 PM EDT

ANTIOCH, Ill. (AP) — A man drowned in Lake County after going to help a daughter of his girlfriend who was struggling in the water, authorities said. The 43-year-old Joliet man was submerged in Fox Lake for about 15 minutes Friday afternoon before he was located and a...