CHICAGO (AP) - All lanes of a road heading into Chicago's O'Hare Airport have reopened following an early morning crash. At least 15 people were hurt when a shuttle bus struck a concrete barrier on a busy roadway. The wreck caused a huge traffic jam and some travelers desperate to catch holiday weekend flights had to walk to the terminal.
JOLIET, Ill. (AP) - A 20-year-old woman has been convicted of a double murder in Joliet and now faces a life sentence. A judge has found Bethany McKee guilty in the 2013 killings of Terrance Rankins and Eric Glover. Two men are awaiting trial in the case. A second woman pleaded guilty to lesser charges.
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. (AP) - A man accused of stealing more than $50,000 from casinos in Kane, Will and Tazewell (TAZ'-wehl) counties has been sentenced to two years in prison. Prosecutors say he used bogus credit cards to buy "comp checks" at the casinos and then cashed them. The 59-year-old man is a Chinese national and could be deported after completing his sentence.
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) - Peoria's Civic Center has lost nearly $900,000 during the fiscal year ending this month. The center's board of directors has approved a new contract with its management firm but is dropping its contract with a food and beverage service company to save money. Officials say attendance at sporting events and concerts has been down more than 20 percent.
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