Illinois

This undated photo provided by the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office in Cincinnati shows Brian Rini. A day of false hope has given way to questions about why Rini would claim to be an Illinois boy who disappeared eight years ago. The FBI declared Rini's story a hoax Thursday, April 4, 2019, one day after he identified himself to authorities as Timmothy Pitzen, who disappeared in 2011 at age 6. (Hamilton County Sheriff's Office via AP)
April 06, 2019 - 3:22 pm
WOOSTER, Ohio (AP) — The grandmother of an Illinois boy missing since 2011 hopes publicity surrounding a hoax perpetrated by a man claiming to be her grandson will generate new leads in the case. The Wooster Daily Record reports 71-year-old Linda Pitzen said she had mixed emotions when she learned...
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People pray at a makeshift memorial Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019, in Aurora, Ill., near Henry Pratt Co. manufacturing company where several were killed on Friday. Authorities say an initial background check five years ago failed to flag an out-of-state felony conviction that would have prevented a man from buying the gun he used in the mass shooting in Aurora. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
February 17, 2019 - 11:27 pm
AURORA, Ill. (AP) — More than 1,500 people braved snow and freezing drizzle to attend a prayer vigil for five slain co-workers Sunday, two days after they were fatally shot at a suburban Chicago manufacturing plant by a longtime employee who was fired moments earlier. The Rev. Dan Haas told those...
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Aurora, Illinois shooting
(Bev Horne/Daily Herald via AP)
February 15, 2019 - 6:23 pm
AURORA, IL (1010 WINS/AP) -- The frantic calls started pouring in at 1:24 p.m. A gunman was shooting people inside a sprawling manufacturing warehouse in Aurora, Illinois. RELATED: 911 call amid training at base sets off active shooter fears | State attorney to seek death penalty against bank mass...
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The Satanic Temple - Chicago/Facebook
December 05, 2018 - 5:59 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- All hail Satan. That the message some believe the state of Illinois is sending by allowing the Satanic Temple of Chicago to place a sculpture in the Illinois Capitol. The sculpture -- which depicts a snake wrapped around a woman's hand as she holds an apple -- sits next to a...
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