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  • Coach accused of sexual assault

    SYCAMORE – A Sycamore High School teacher who also coached boys and girls swim teams for DeKalb and ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Patronage in Ag Department?

    SPRINGFIELD – The GOP candidate for Illinois governor broadened his criticism of state agriculture o ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Springfield student arrested with gun at school

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) — A Springfield high school student has been detained after he brought a loaded handgun to school.
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 3:54 pm
  • Vallas: Rauner plan would cost schools $4 billion

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) — Gov. Pat Quinn's running mate says Republican Bruce Rauner's plan to roll back the temporary state income tax increase would "decim ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 3:54 pm
  • Teamsters vow to fight IDOT layoffs

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) — Lawyers representing 55 Illinois Department of Transportation workers laid off last week say the employees should be able to contin ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 3:54 pm
  • Rockford senior facilities adding modern amenities

    ROCKFORD (AP) — Two senior living facilities in Rockford will undergo renovations totaling $20 million to modernize and expand.
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 9:24 am
  • Illinois health centers receive $1.7M for projects

    CHICAGO (AP) — Seven health centers in the Chicago area are receiving a total of $1.7 million in funding for construction and renovation projects.
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 9:24 am
  • State Police open new forensics lab in Belleville

    BELLEVILLE (AP) — The Illinois State Police has a new forensics laboratory to help solve crimes.The ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 9:25 am
  • Midwest states share bat-disease funding

    CHAMPAIGN (AP) — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says Illinois and seven other Midwestern states will share more than $280,000 in federal money int ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 9:25 am
  • Quinn signs pregnancy discrimination measure

    CHICAGO (AP) — Gov. Pat Quinn has signed a measure into law aimed at curbing workplace discrimination against pregnant women.
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 11:30 am
  • Crowds line up to hear federal gay marriage appeal

    CHICAGO (AP) — The legal skirmish over same-sex marriage shifted Tuesday to a federal appeals court in Chicago, where nearly 200 people lined up hopin ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 12:08 pm
  • Police: Mortar round caused deadly plant blast

    GRANITE CITY – A mortar round went off at the Totall Metal Recycling plant on Monday morning, killin ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • ‘You people in Illinois make New Jersey blush’

    CHICAGO (AP) – New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie questioned the motivation behind Illinois’ new same-da ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • New law protects bears, cougars and wolves

    CHICAGO (AP) – Gov. Pat Quinn has signed a law adding black bears, cougars and wolves to Illinois’ l ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • More nests filling back up

    SYCAMORE – Since 21-year-old Jake Olson can’t afford to live on his own as he used to, he has moved ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Layoffs bring issues to light

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) – Gov. Pat Quinn’s unexpected move to deal with a scathing report about political h ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • More than 550 participate in Galesburg teachers strike

    GALESBURG (AP) – More than 550 employees have participated in the teachers strike in Galesburg as th ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Report: IDOT broke hiring rules for years

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) – The Illinois Department of Transportation circumvented rules devised to keep politics out of state jobs and improperly hired more t ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • More layoffs ahead for Deere

    MOLINE (AP) — Agricultural equipment maker Deere is laying off about 460 employees indefinitely from ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Chicago-area rain leads to flooding

    BURBANK (AP) – At least two school districts called off classes after more than 5 inches of rain fell in parts of Chicago’s southwest suburbs. Basemen ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
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