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  Illinois lawmakers are getting a glimpse inside one of the state’s tougher prisons.

Illinois lawmakers tour Pontiac prison

Updated: 2/24/2014 04:59 PM

  Eight jurors were selected Monday in the trial of a Woodstock man who is accused of raping women he met through Craigslist, according to the prosecutor’s office. The trial in McHenry County, anticipated to last through the week, is the first...

8 jurors chosen in Craigslist rape trial

Updated: 2/24/2014 09:26 PM

  Metra officials said morning service was delayed Monday when a man climbed on top of a train in Chicago.

Man jumps on top of Metra train in Chicago

Updated: 2/24/2014 04:57 PM

  A 51-year-old West Dundee man was sentenced to four years in prison for selling Xanax pills to an undercover Carpentersville cop in May 2013. Timothy S. Newberry faced up to 10 years in prison because of his extensive criminal record.

4-year prison term for Carpentersville drug sale

Updated: 2/24/2014 03:50 PM

  Jury selection began Monday in the murder trial of a Beach Park man accused of killing a Waukegan man and dumping his body in a forest preserve pond in 2011. Eric Castillo, 26, faces 12 counts of murder of varying degrees at trial this week in front...

Jury selection begins in Lake County murder trial

Updated: 2/24/2014 02:21 PM

  Harold Ramis, the bespectacled “Ghostbusters” sidekick to Bill Murray whose early grounding in live comedy led to blockbuster movies such as “National Lampoon’s Animal House,” “Caddyshack” and...

Chicago comedy great Harold Ramis dead at 69

Updated: 2/24/2014 06:53 PM

  Pope Francis on Monday announced the first major overhaul of the Vatican's outdated and inefficient bureaucracy in a quarter-century, creating an economics secretariat to control all economic, administrative, personnel and procurement functions of...

Pope makes first overhaul of Vatican in 25 years

Updated: 2/24/2014 09:27 AM

  Uganda’s president on Monday signed an anti-gay bill that punishes gay sex with up to life in prison, a measure likely to send Uganda’s beleaguered gay community further underground as the police try to implement it amid fevered...

Uganda president signs harsh anti-gay law

Updated: 2/24/2014 02:32 PM

  What you may have missed this weekend: Authorities say they're on the trail of gunman in Bensenville murder; Palatine remembers firefighters' sacrifies; why people hoard animals; Wheaton dad plans five-day 150-mile run so daughter can walk; St.

Weekend in Review: New charges in murder; so long Sochi

Updated: 2/24/2014 09:18 AM

  This edition of The Week in Pictures features more winter weather woes, with lake ice so thick, even Darth Vader and Chewbacca couldn't break through it.

Images: The Week in Pictures

Updated: 2/24/2014 09:24 AM

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