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The Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously on Tuesday to pursue a bid to bring the Summer Games to town in 2024 and become the only city besides London ever to host the Olympics three times.
Police in northern Illinois say a manhunt is underway after an officer was shot and killed while pursuing a group of suspicious men.
The British actor will portray the beloved American author in "Rebel in the Rye."
A federal judge has cited Illinois' efforts in recent days to make court-ordered payments to social-service providers in deciding not to hold the state in contempt.
St. Clair County may sue the state of Illinois to try to get millions in state funding that's not being distributed because of the budget impasse.
Mother Nature has the last word, says the USDA's crop statistician in Illinois.
The British star, whose turn in "Spectre" marks his fourth time playing 007, has now admitted he has no current plans to appear in another Bond movie
Case Western Reserve University and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame are going to spend a week studying and celebrating Smokey Robinson.
Federal prosecutors in Missouri say Shaun Christopher Becker robbed six banks and used a bicycle as his getaway ride.
The rocker jokes he used to think he could make more money by not writing a book than by writing one.
The Rauner administration says it has reached tentative or final agreements on new labor contracts with several Teamsters Union units
Officials plan to make a decision by this fall with the total redesign completed by 2020, the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment giving women the right to vote.
World number ones Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic launched their U.S. Open title bids in ruthless style.
After spending a quarter of a century not agreeing to be in "Ghostbusters 3" as Peter Venkman, Bill Murray recently signed on to Paul Feig’s reboot of the franchise.
"Concussion" is based on Dr. Bennet Omalu, who was the first to discover the existence of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (or CTE): a disease of the brain found in athletes with a history of repetitive brain trauma.
On your birthday you can have your (free) cake and eat it too!
A librarian at the University of Louisville may have found the precursor tune to the Happy Birthday song.
The smoking rate dropped to 17 percent last year, down from about 18 percent in 2013.