A painting by Vincent van Gogh was stolen early Monday morning from a Dutch museum in what appeared to be a smash-and-grab from the institution's front entrance. The painting, an 1884 work titled The Parsonage Garden at Nuenen in Spring 1884, had been on loan to the Singer Laren museum near Amsterdam. read more
Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced Sunday that all bars and restaurants in the state of Illinois will be closed to the public, beginning at close of business Monday through Monday, March 30. They will remain open for delivery, drive-through and curbside pick-up orders, the governor said.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell sharply Wednesday, ending more than 20% below its all-time closing high from last month and meeting the widely used definition of a bear market. The S&P 500 index and Nasdaq narrowly avoided the same fate. read more
In response to concerns over the spread of coronavirus, the NCAA announced Wednesday that fans will not be able to attend championships including the 2020 NCAA Tournament.
President Donald Trump announced Tuesday he's commuted the prison sentence of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich. Trump told reporters at Joint Base Andrews that Blagojevich "served eight years in jail. It's a long time to go." read more