JACKSONVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Police say a newborn baby found alive inside a trash bin in the central Illinois community of Jacksonville is in good condition.
CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn is hoping to show first-hand what it’s like to live on the state’s minimum wage of $8.25 an hour.
CLEAR LAKE, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa company hopes its corn-based vodka will succeed because of a new process that eliminates impurities in the finished liquor.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Severe storms swept across much of Iowa yesterday and last night, with heavy rains causing some flooding and strong wind gusts snapping tree limbs and affecting power lines.
CHICAGO (AP) — Offers of help are pouring in after a newspaper story revealed that one of Chicago’s Little League champions and his family have struggled with homelessness.
OTTUMWA, Iowa (AP) — Police in southeast Iowa say lab tests have confirmed the presence of THC, the intoxicating chemical found in marijuana, in a burger bought last April at a local fast-food restaurant.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Five firefighters have been treated for injuries they received fighting a fire in a downtown Des Moines building.
Police say a western Illinois woman has been charged in connection to the death of her 19-month-old daughter.
The major party candidates running in Iowa’s second congressional district this year met in their first debate of the season Thursday evening.
A farmer from northeast Iowa will be the next star on the reality TV show “The Bachelor.” The announcement was made this morning on A-B-C’s Good Morning America.