The Illinois Department of Public Health confirmed the first human West Nile virus-related death in Illinois for 2017.
Democratic state Rep. Scott Drury says he's dropping out of the race for Illinois governor to run for attorney general.
An Anna, Illinois man has been sentenced to more than three years in prison after being found guilty of burglary.
A 3.8 magnitude earthquake rattled parts of southern Illinois early. The quake occurred about seven miles northeast of Albion, Illinois.
A man is facing charges after leaving his two kids in his vehicle while at the Isle of Capri Casino in Cape Girardeau, Missouri.