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Illinois Democrat Lawmakers Push Ban on ‘Assault Weapons,’ Magazines

Democrat lawmakers in Illinois are pushing an “assault weapons” ban, a minimum age requirement of 21 years to buy a firearms, and a ban on ammunition magazines holding more than ten rounds. Democrats have a supermajority in the Illinois General Assembly and seek to use that majority to add quickly add restrictions to the exercise … Read more

Small plane crash in Illinois leaves pilot dead

close Video Fox News Flash top headlines for November 28 Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what’s clicking on Foxnews.com. The pilot of a small plane has died after it crashed in northern Illinois. The plane went down about 5:15 p.m. Friday near Galt Airport in Wonder Lake, according to the McHenry … Read more

Illinois police save drowning child in icy pond, mother says she thought her son ‘was not going to be here’

Police in a suburban Chicago town saved a child who was drowning in an icy pond on Wednesday. The 9-year-old child fell into an icy retention pond on Wednesday around 4:30 p.m. while trying to get a football, according to the Aurora Police Department. When officers got to the scene, they saw that an adult … Read more

Illinois man robbed two banks while on court-supervised release for two other bank heists

An Illinois man was found guilty last week of robbing two banks last year, heists that were committed while he was on supervised release for committing two other bank robberies, authorities said.  Demontrion Deshan Phillips, 28, stole $5,930 during an April 27, 2021, from the Midland States Bank in Rockford, and another $4,408 in a … Read more

Illinois grandparents die in plane crash en route to celebrate Thanksgiving with family

Family and friends in a small Illinois town are mourning the loss of two grandparents who perished in a plane crash while traveling for Thanksgiving. Joseph and Patty Kreher, of Freeburg, Illinois, died Saturday when their small, twin-engine Piper PA-30 aircraft crashed in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, at around 11:15 a.m. The couple had taken off … Read more

‘Heroes’ help No. 3 Michigan past Illinois to remain unbeaten

ANN Arbor, Mich. — Michigan found itself down 17-16 against Illinois in the fourth quarter with only nine seconds to go Saturday, when senior kicker Jake Moody ran onto the field for what would be the last kick of his college career at Michigan Stadium. Moody had never kicked a game-winning field goal in his … Read more

Illinois head coach blasts refs after loss to No. 3 Michigan

The Illinois Fighting Illini were on the verge of a massive upset in the Big House against No. 3 Michigan, forcing the Wolverines to convert a 4th and 3 with a minute to go, by far their most important play of the season. The Wolverines’ College Football Playoff hopes were riding on the play. They … Read more

No. 3 Michigan survives Illinois, but Blake Corum’s injury could be a huge loss

Michael Cohen College Football and College Basketball Writer ANN ARBOR, Mich. — The hush washed over Michigan Stadium in an instant, more than 100,000 people falling silent in response to the horror along the sideline. Star running back Blake Corum — he of 1,457 rushing yards and 18 touchdowns in a bona fide Heisman Trophy campaign — … Read more

Canadian RB Chase Brown on NFL radars, revitalizing Illinois with epic season

Nothing can stop you from playing the No. 3 team in the country, in the Big House, in the junior year of your college football career. Not even a banged-up ankle – especially when you’re playing a conference opponent. And especially when you’re leading the country in rushing. That’s Illinois running back Chase Brown’s reality. … Read more

J.J. McCarthy has chance to prove himself vs. top-ranked Illinois defense

Jim Harbaugh faced one of the most challenging personnel decisions of his coaching career heading into this year’s college football season. The eighth-year Michigan head coach had two solid quarterback options at his disposal in Cade McNamara and J.J. McCarthy, and while both earned the right to be under center for the Wolverines, he knew … Read more