"Making a Murderer" Challenge: An Illinois attorney who has vowed to exonerate Steven Avery is so confident that she's offering $10,000 to anyone who can pass her "proof of guilt" test. #IllinoisPatch
What happened to Robert Bee Jr? Investigators continue to search for answers and say a skull and scattered remains found this week are like those of the missing boy. #IllinoisPatch
An investigation into allegations of improper disposal of pet remains was halted this week after the owner of a pet cemetery committed suicide. #IllinoisPatch
"I want to extend my sincere apologies to those in our Scouting family who were offended by the political rhetoric that was inserted into the jamboree." (via White House Patch)
A day after a horrifying accident at the Ohio State Fair, Illinois has announced a statewide ban on three rides until further notice.
He told authorities he threw a vodka bottle and punched his father after the dad walked in on his girlfriend taking a bath. #IllinoisPatch
A dating app that connects couples based on their mutual dislikes is revealing the biggest pet peeve in each state.
An unspeakable tragedy: Six-year-old Owen Schmidt has died, days after a crash that also claimed the lives of his pregnant mother and little brothers, ages 1 and 4.
With the Sox down 2-1 in the series, could things get ugly once again? Here's a trip down memory lane:
Instead of heeding a bystander's call to "shoot him!," police used to a Taser to subdue the bloodied, naked man, who was taken to a hospital for a mental evaluation. #IllinoisPatch
"What the hell is going on in Chicago? Better tell that mayor to get tough, because it's not working what they're doing," the president said.
"There are thousands of Sema'js out there, and for too long, DCFS has been failing the children of this state," one rep said. #IllinoisPatch
"They can come up with a cure, but it takes money to get to that. The more people are aware about it, you never know where that last extra dollar might come from.”
Here's how you can help little Avery. (via Ledyard Patch)