In Illinois, more than 40,000 pregnancies were ended surgically in 2013, down about 2.5 percent compared to 2010.
Latest victim an 18-year-old from Ferguson.
Authorities are investigating the death of a 17-year-old girl during a party in Jefferson County over the weekend.
Police say both unharmed.
Court records say the juvenile suspect told police he fatally shot Zachary Al-Hamid before taking his car and cellphone.
The owner says it’s at least the third time someone had stolen animals from his store in the past year. A Bel-Ridge man is accused of stealing an alligator that he hid in his shorts pocket.
A St. Charles teen who spent 15 minutes under icy water has made a recovery that doctors are labeling “a bonafide miracle.”
A Carbondale teen plans to climb back in the saddle after severing a portion of her thumb in a freak rodeo accident.
A teenaged girl says she escaped from a kidnapper in Jennings yesterday. Police are now trying to track down the suspect.
A suburban St. Louis high school student is being credited with saving a baby’s life.