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  • Central Illinois community college to host Lincoln exhibit

    OGLESBY (AP) – A traveling exhibit about President Abraham Lincoln will make a stop at a central Ill ...
    March 30, 2015 - 9:02 pm
  • 1 killed, 1 injured in crash on Chicago's Lower West Side

    CHICAGO (AP) – Authorities say a Chicago woman was killed and another was critically injured in a cr ...
    March 30, 2015 - 9:01 pm
  • Obama votes absentee for Emanuel in Chicago mayoral runoff

    CHICAGO (AP) – Officials with the Democratic National Committee say President Barack Obama has voted ...
    March 30, 2015 - 9:01 pm
  • Kane County Cougars get special craft beer for 25th season

    GENEVA (AP) – The Kane County Cougars are partnering with Two Brothers Brewing Company to have a spe ...
    March 30, 2015 - 9:01 pm
  • Peoria museum offers look at engineering

    PEORIA – Staring at a dusty terrain ahead, sloping with muddy hills and peppered with trees, Brendan ...
    March 30, 2015 - 9:01 pm
  • Duckworth makes video announcement for 2016 Senate bid

    CHICAGO (AP) — Democratic U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth of Illinois announced Monday she's running for U.S. Senate in 2016, setting up a high-profile chal ...
    March 30, 2015 - 2:33 pm
  • Northern Illinois drafting policy for smoke-free campus

    DEKALB (AP) — Northern Illinois University has created a task force to write a draft policy for the state's Smoke-Free Campus Act, which goes into eff ...
    March 30, 2015 - 2:27 pm
  • Bill pushes for possible municipal bankruptcies in Illinois

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) – Stressed by pension debt, other financial issues and the possibility losing a chu ...
    March 29, 2015 - 9:36 pm
  • Want a bridge? One's for sale in central Illinois

    LACON (AP) – Anyone interested in buying an old 80-foot steel and concrete bridge can get one in cen ...
    March 29, 2015 - 8:28 pm
  • Illinois auto-theft task forces closing due to budget crisis

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) – Officials with police-run auto-theft task forces say they are shutting down acros ...
    March 29, 2015 - 8:55 pm
  • Chicago-area community college to offer free tuition

    PALATINE (AP) – A north-suburban Chicago community college says it will start offering 2 years of fr ...
    March 29, 2015 - 8:55 pm
  • Skunks stinking up spring season in suburban Chicago

    ELGIN (AP) – It’s skunk season in suburban Chicago.Naperville animal control officer Christine Mayba ...
    March 29, 2015 - 8:02 pm
  • Galesburg anti-bullying club inspires acts of kindness

    GALESBURG (AP) – A Galesburg school has started an anti-bullying club that wants to inspire acts of ...
    March 29, 2015 - 8:01 pm
  • Illinois bill would bar public funds for graduation speakers

    PRINGFIELD (AP) – A proposal in the Illinois House would bar public universities from paying commenc ...
    March 27, 2015 - 1:10 am
  • Western Illinois plans program for women students in science

    MACOMB (AP) — Western Illinois University is starting a new program to help support women studying science, technology, engineering and math.
    March 26, 2015 - 11:37 am
  • State Capitol brickwork needs repair

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) — Access to the north entrance of the Illinois Capitol building is being restricted due to some aging brickwork.
    March 26, 2015 - 11:37 am
  • Loaded .45-caliber handgun found in carry-on at Midway

    CHICAGO (AP) — Security screeners at Midway International Airport have found a loaded .45-caliber handgun in a passenger's carry-on luggage.
    March 26, 2015 - 11:37 am
  • Carbondale police warn about counterfeit cash

    CARBONDALE (AP) — Carbondale police are warning local business owners and residents to be on the lookout for counterfeit currency.
    March 26, 2015 - 11:37 am
  • Expert: Recent Illinois tornadoes have struck out of season

    CHAMPAIGN (AP) — An Illinois weather expert says the phrase "tornado season" has lost some of its meaning during the past three years.
    March 26, 2015 - 11:37 am
  • Peoria officials express concerns about food truck looks

    PEORIA (AP) — Unsightly food trucks are a concern for officials in the central Illinois city of Peoria.
    March 26, 2015 - 11:37 am
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