BC-IL–Illinois News Coverage Advisory, IL

Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up today in Illinois. Questions about today’s coverage plans are welcome, and should be……

Salem man accused of assaulting 2 disabled women

CHELSEA, Mass. (AP) — A former driver for a company that provides rides for the developmentally disabled has been charged with sexually assaulting two clients. Rober……

Pot license backlog dogs Colorado regulators

DENVER (AP) — As Colorado prepares for recreational pot sales in less than a month, state marijuana regulators are still battling an enormous backlog issuing license……

Medicines Company buys infection drug developer

PARSIPPANY, N.J. (AP) — Medicines Co. has acquired a privately held drugmaker that has developed several potential treatments for serious infections in a deal that c……

CVS, Dartmouth Hitchcock partner on NH clinics

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A division of CVS and Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center have partnered to open medical clinics in some six CVS pharmacies in New Hampshire. Clin……

Report: HIV/AIDS cases decline in Alabama

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A new report says Alabama’s HIV and AIDS rate has dropped slightly, but its rates of chlamydia and gonorrhea have gone up. The report from……

French president admits to past prostate surgery

PARIS (AP) — French President Francois Hollande has acknowledged having prostate surgery a year before he was elected, but his office says his health is now fine. The a……

Thousands expected to sing ‘Clouds’ at MOA

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) — Thousands of people are expected to gather at the Mall of America to mark the anniversary of the debut of a song written by a Minnesota teen who d……

Creighton U. to host Nebraska child summit

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Creighton University is hosting an annual summit focused on children’s education and health care issues in Nebraska. The summit on Wednesda……