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Illinois man jailed for life over murder of Chinese graduate student

19 Jul 2019

PEORIA, Ill. An Illinois man described by prosecutors as obsessed with serial killers was sentenced to life in prison on Thursday for the kidnapping and decapitation of a Chinese graduate student two years ago.

Jury weighs fate of Illinois man in slaying of student from China

18 Jul 2019

PEORIA, Ill. A U.S. court jury on Wednesday began deliberating whether life in prison or the death penalty should be imposed on an Illinois man convicted of the abduction and decapitation murder of a Chinese graduate student two years ago.

Jury convicts Illinois man of Chinese graduate student's kidnap-murder

25 Jun 2019

PEORIA, Ill. An Illinois man who prosecutors described as obsessed with serial killers was found guilty on Monday of the kidnapping and decapitation murder of a Chinese graduate student two years ago and could now face the death penalty. | Video

'Star Wars - Rise of Skywalker' sees return of emperor Palpatine

14 Apr 2019

CHICAGO The ninth film in the original "Star Wars" saga will be called "The Rise of Skywalker," and will feature the return of the evil emperor Palpatine to threaten the young heroine Rey and the Resistance, Walt Disney Co revealed on Friday. | Video

Chicago police call for state's attorney to resign in Smollett controversy

02 Apr 2019

CHICAGO Protesting Chicago police officers on Monday called for Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx to resign after her office dropped felony charges against actor Jussie Smollett last week related to allegations that he staged a phony hate crime.

Comey's tell-all book piques readers' interest, stoked by Trump's fury

18 Apr 2018

CHICAGO Diane Kacprowski showed up at 57th Street Books in Chicago early on Tuesday on a mission to be one of the first to snap up a copy of James Comey's scalding memoir about his time at the helm of the FBI and his abrupt firing by President Donald Trump. | Video

Fed's Powell says new rules for bank directors don't lower the bar

30 Aug 2017

CHICAGO Federal Reserve Governor Jerome Powell on Wednesday delivered a robust defense of new regulations for bank directors, saying they would streamline the role directors play in the day-to-day oversight of their institutions, but don't weaken their hand.

Fed's Powell says new rules for bank directors don't lower the bar

30 Aug 2017

CHICAGO, Aug 30 Federal Reserve Governor Jerome Powell on Wednesday delivered a robust defense of new regulations for bank directors that streamline the role they play in the day-to-day oversight of their institutions.

Illinois man charged with Chinese scholar kidnapping pleads not guilty

20 Jul 2017

URBANA, Ill. An Illinois man charged with kidnapping a female Chinese scholar who has been missing for more than a month pleaded not guilty during an appearance in a U.S. court on Thursday.

'Fight for 15' targets McDonald's shareholder meeting

24 May 2017

OAK BROOK, Ill. Hundreds of fast-food workers demanding wage increases marched on Wednesday outside of the McDonald's Corp headquarters in a Chicago suburb during the company's annual shareholder meeting.

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