3 charged in fatal shooting of man found in trash bin

A 22-year-old man, his girlfriend and mother are being held in the fatal shooting of a Naperville man whose body was stuffed in a trash bin in Chicago
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Freeport man charged with murder in deadly bar shooting

A northern Illinois man faces murder charges in the fatal shootings of two men at a Cedarville bar
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Next stop on Buchli's space odyssey: Astronaut Hall of Fame

Two veteran astronauts headed for the United States Astronaut Hall of Fame are high fliers who came a long way from their small-town roots
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Human toll of cold: more than 2 dozen dead, hundreds hurt

Polar blast exacts human toll: more than 2 dozen dead, hundreds suffer frostbite and other injuries
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Cold extracts human toll: more than 2 dozen dead in 8 states

Dangerous cold and heavy snow exacting a human toll: more than 2 dozen dead in 8 states
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Midwest awaits spring-like thaw just days after bitter cold

Midwest awaits spring-like thaw just days after bitter cold; temperatures could climb by 80 degrees
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Pritzker orders stepped-up fight against HIV

Gov. J.B. Pritzker has directed his administration to enhance efforts to eliminate HIV
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Rockford police commander ID'd as officer who fired shots

A Rockford Police Department commander has been identified as the off-duty officer who fired a gun during a traffic altercation Jan. 20
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Long johns to short sleeves: Rapid thaw follows polar blast

Long johns to short sleeves: Rapid thaw to follow polar blast; temperatures could climb by 80 degrees
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The Latest: At least 3 deaths in New York blamed on storm

At least three deaths in western New York are being blamed on the winter storm that has dropped more than 20 inches of snow and inflicted subzero wind chills
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Latest: Deep freeze, fast thaw punishes Detroit water mains

As much of the Midwest begins a quick thaw from the deep freeze that dropped wind chill temperatures below minus 50, crews are preparing to clean up the mess ex
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Latest: More than 4K Chicago flights cancelled since Tuesday

More than 4,000 flights have been canceled at Chicago's two international airports amid a deep freeze that brought record cold temperatures to Illinois
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Latest: Health agency tallies Illinois casualties in cold

The Illinois Department of Public Health says at least 144 people made hospital emergency-room visits and one person has died due to cold-related injuries since
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At least 144 Illinois ER visits due to cold-related injuries

The Illinois Department of Public Health says one person has died and at least 144 people made hospital emergency-room visits due to cold-related injuries since
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The Latest: Utility eases conservation plea ahead of warmup

Xcel Energy has lifted a request to its Minnesota natural gas customers to lower their thermostats, as concerns about conserving gas eased with the warmup in th
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The Latest: Some Illinois low temperature records shattered

Authorities say two all-time low temperature records have been broken in Illinois
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The Latest: Woman found dead in unheated Milwaukee home

The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner's Office says it's investigating the death of a woman found frozen in her unheated apartment
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The Latest: Severe cold disrupts Detroit's light rail system

Detroit's light rail system suspended service due for a few hours due to the extreme cold after streetcar batteries struggled to remain charged
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The Latest: Amtrak restores Chicago service

Amtrak is beginning to restore service out of Chicago after cancelling dozens of trains this week because of the extreme cold
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Snow expected in Illinois as subzero temperatures ease

Rockford broke the record for its all-time lowest temperature Thursday morning when it hit 30 degrees below zero (-34 Celsius)
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The Latest: Coroner says Ohio woman died due to the cold

A coroner in Ohio says the death of a woman whose body was found in a vacant house was likely related to the dangerous cold gripping the state
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The Latest: UPS stalls deliveries in some very cold places

United Parcel Service says it has halted deliveries in about 250 zip codes in the Midwest and western New York because of concerns for the safety of those makin
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The Latest: More low temperature records set in Iowa

The dangerously cold weather is still setting low-temperature records in many Iowa communities
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The Latest: Meteorologist forecasts huge temperature spike

A meteorologist says parts of the northern U.S. are going to experience an "unprecedented" and "dramatic warm-up."
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