Robert Crimo Jr. is charged with seven counts of reckless conduct — one for each person his son, Robert Crimo III, is accused of killing in Highland Park, Ill., on Independence Day last year.
The crash caused a large plume of anhydrous ammonia that caused dangerous air conditions in the northeast area of Teutopolis.
The former volleyball player is the first female athlete from the university to sue over recent hazing. It's the latest lawsuit over alleged hazing in the school's athletic programs.
The ruling will allow a law to go into effect that ends bail as a condition of pretrial release. Those considered to be a threat to the public or are likely to flee will be required to stay in jail.
The bus was traveling west on Interstate 70 when it crashed into commercial vehicles parked on an exit ramp, the Illinois State Police said.
Police said more than 70 vehicles were involved in the crashes that left parts of Interstate 55 closed and more than 35 people injured. Injuries ranged from minor to life-threatening.
The disgraced former R&B star is already serving 30 years for sex trafficking and racketeering. On Thursday, he was given one more year in prison for having made pornography with three children.
In response to increasing abortion restrictions in the region, a Planned Parenthood chapter in Missouri and Illinois is preparing to open a mobile unit providing abortions in southern Illinois.
The 21-year-old suspect made music videos about shootings, and apparently 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.