The 21-year-old suspect apparently made music videos about shootings, and posted thousands of times to a message board dedicated to sharing graphic photos and videos of violence.
The National Weather Service predicts a prolonged, major winter storm that could travel across parts of the Midwest into the Northeast later this week.
The Illinois Department of Health says an elderly man died from rabies after waking up with a bat on his neck and refusing rabies treatment. It's the first case in the state since 1954.
Starting in January, students will be allowed to use their five mental health days without needing to provide a doctor's note for their absence.
Under a law that goes into effect in January 2022, officials can't use common manipulative tactics, including offering leniency or suggesting that incriminating evidence exists, to people under 18.
Following the conviction, prosecutors said Michael Hari's goal in bombing the Dar al-Farooq Islamic Center in 2017 "was to spread hatred" and "instill fear" in the community.
The coronavirus outbreak in LaSalle, Ill., has infected some 200 people, in what state officials are calling a "tragedy." Illinois is opening a probe into what happened.
Illinois is experiencing an upsurge in cases, leading the governor to close indoor dining and bar service in some places in the state. But local leaders are not backing the new guidelines.
Illinois State Police are investigating the police shooting of Marcellis Stinnette in Waukegan, Ill., north of Chicago. At a rally Thursday, protesters say they want police accountability.
Health officials said Thursday that 53 people had died from the disease in the most recent daily tally, the highest number since June. Confirmed cases have also been trending up in recent days.