CHICAGO (AP) - A nonprofit group is testing a website in Illinois to help people choosing a health plan on the federal government's insurance exchange. It's now nearly impossible to compare the out-of-pocket costs of policies on government websites. Picking the wrong plan could mean paying thousands of dollars a year more. The free website is at HealthPlanRatings.org.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Authorities say they didn't find anything amiss on an American Airlines flight from Chicago after it landed in Kansas City. The FBI says someone who missed the Thursday night flight at O'Hare Airport said something suspicious and the plane and its luggage were searched. No arrests have been made.
GALESBURG, Ill. (AP) - A man convicted of a killing in western Illinois has been sentenced to 50 years in prison. Kai Lefler of Oneida was convicted in November in the stabbing death of Robert Kilgore of Galesburg. Prosecutors believe Kilgore was attacked when he discovered Lefler trying to break into his car in January of last year.
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) - Some migrating birds on Crab Orchard Lake and Rend Lake in southern Illinois are pretty hard to miss. They're white pelicans with wing spans of almost eight feet. The birds pass through Illinois twice a year as they travel between summer homes in North Dakota, Minnesota and Canada and their winter habitat.
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