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  • Illinois sending marijuana approvals to patients

    CHICAGO (AP) – The first approval letters have been sent to Illinois patients who’ve applied to use ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 10:02 pm
  • Durbin, Oberweis debate background checks for guns

    CHICAGO (AP) – U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin and GOP challenger Jim Oberweis disagreed Monday on whether to ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 10:16 pm
  • Taxi official charged in alleged title scheme

    CHICAGO (AP) – An official at Chicago’s largest taxi company has been charged in an alleged scheme to obtain clean titles for 180 wrecked and salvaged ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 9:45 pm
  • State police urge drivers to keep eye out for deer

    PEORIA (AP) – The Illinois State Police encouraged drivers to be more aware of deer this fall, espec ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 9:44 pm
  • Knox College nears end of $16 million renovation

    GALESBURG (AP) — Knox College in Galesburg is completing a $16 million renovation project on its alumni building from 1889.
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 7:04 am
  • Sheriff: Pilot dies in Illinois small plane crash

    PLANO (AP) — Kendall County authorities say a pilot has died after a small plane crashed in a suburb southwest of Chicago.
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 7:04 am
  • Chicago man charged in 3 deaths in early 2000s

    CHICAGO (AP) — Cook County authorities have charged a Chicago man who they say killed three people in the early 2000s.
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 7:04 am
  • Illinois road reopens after gasoline spill

    MARISSA (AP) — A southwestern Illinois road has reopened after a fuel truck overturned and spilled 2,800 gallons of gasoline.
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 7:04 am
  • Dispatcher finds comfort helping others

    TUSCOLA (AP) – Of the thousands of calls Debbie Cook has answered, some leave her hands shaking or m ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Record enrollment reported for SIU-E

    EDWARDSVILLE (AP) – Southern Illinois University Edwardsville has enrolled a record number of studen ...
    Sept. 28, 2014 - 8:46 pm
  • Sen. Durbin to seek probe of air center sabotage

    CHICAGO (AP) – U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin said Sunday that he will seek an investigation into how a contr ...
    Sept. 28, 2014 - 9:22 pm
  • Comics to raise funds for Richard Pryor statue

    PEORIA (AP) – Comedian and talk-show host George Lopez is slated to help raise money for a statue ho ...
    Sept. 28, 2014 - 8:48 pm
  • Bike-sharing expanding to Oak Park, Evanston

    CHICAGO (AP) – The bicycle-sharing program that’s proven popular in Chicago is expanding to two subu ...
    Sept. 28, 2014 - 8:29 pm
  • Veterinarians continue family tradition in community

    SESSER (AP) – Charles Spence poured more than 38 years of long days and nights into his veterinary p ...
    Sept. 28, 2014 - 8:55 pm
  • Rauner political giving shifted more Republican

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) – Wealthy businessman Bruce Rauner shifted his political donations to go all-out Re ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 12:12 pm
  • War vets, kids scarred by gangs help each other

    CHICAGO (AP) – Jorge Maya sat in a circle at his neighborhood YMCA, a sturdy Afghanistan vet listeni ...
    Sept. 28, 2014 - 9:06 pm
  • Rauner giving veers left and right

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) – Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner and his wife, Diana, have given hundre ...
    Sept. 28, 2014 - 8:25 pm
  • Schools seek to install detectors

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) – Some Illinois school officials who don’t want to wait months to find out whether they have to install carbon monoxide detectors are ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 8:44 pm
  • Obama to stump with Quinn

    CHICAGO (AP) — President Barack Obama is expected to be in Chicago next week to support Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn’s re-election bid.
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 7:31 pm
  • Campus officials address sexual violence

    NORMAL (AP) – Illinois State University held a panel to discuss sexual assault prevention and education Thursday in response to four sexual assaults r ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 7:31 pm
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