Ever get the feeling you're being followed? This man did. And, it turned out to be a real pig. (via Avon-Avon Lake Patch)

Police figured the man was drunk. Then they got there — and saw the pig.

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A youth advocacy organization says it is recruiting lawyers to represent several teens accused of assaulting staff members at the Illinois Youth Center in Harrisburg. #IllinoisPatch

Controversy at youth facility in southern Illinois sparks a nonprofit to act on behalf of the teens who are getting harsher sentences.

It's the second $12 million property purchase in under a month in the same town. #IllinoisPatch

WOW House: The purchase marks the third eight-figure home sale of the year along Sheridan Road.

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The alleged burglary occurred in Lake Villa Township Thursday night.

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More stormy weather, then some summer-like temperatures are headed our way.

Storms and rain will start off the work week, before temperatures climb to 85 degrees on Friday.

The Barack Obama Presidential Center is one step closer to becoming reality. #IllinoisPatch

Just because you graduated doesn't mean you should skip town.

These are the college towns in America where recent graduates should consider not leaving.

A survivor of the Laurie Dann shooting in Winnetka looks back on the traumatic events of May 20, 1988, when he was just 8 years old: "I didn't know what had happened. All I knew was that I was in pain and I was scared."

A survivor of the 1988 shooting at Hubbard Woods recounts his long road to recovery and offers advice to those who have experienced trauma.

A group of thieves tied up a UPS delivery driver and stole packages from the truck he was driving in what police describe as an armed robbery in broad daylight. #IllinoisPatch

Three men used zip ties to restrain a UPS driver while they fled with stolen packages in an SUV.

The property listing says to "use your imagination" with this home... (via Menlo Park-Atherton Patch)

WOW House: The property listing says to "use your imagination" with this home.

Police say the 3-month-old is missing and endangered. #IllinoisPatch

A prayer vigil will be held Sunday, May 20, in Evergreen Park, for endangered infant Royalty Wolf, believed abducted by her birth mother.

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This parrot can help you figure out how to use your Amazon Alexa digital assistant. (via Orlando Patch)

"All day, every day, it's all lights on, all lights off," Petra's owner says of Orlando parrot's skill with Amazon Alexa and Google Home.

"This truly is one of the most horrific cases of child sexual abuse we have prosecuted in many years. Thomas Holley is a dangerously cruel predator who stole this brave little girl's innocence."

Judge Carla Alessio Policandriotes handed down the sentence.