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  • Rockford man pleads guilty in second killing

    ROCKFORD (AP) – A Rockford man accused of killing two people in a span of about two days – including ...
    May 5, 2015 - 10:56 pm
  • Governor releases survey of state’s foreign trade partners

    SPRINGFIELD, (AP) – Gov. Bruce Rauner’s administration has done a survey of Illinois’ ten largest fo ...
    May 5, 2015 - 9:10 pm
  • Two train cars derail in East Moline

    EAST MOLINE (AP) – Canadian Pacific railroad officials are investigating what caused two cars of a 1 ...
    May 5, 2015 - 9:06 pm
  • Scientist asks Illinois residents to help track cicada swarm

    MAKANDA (AP) – A researcher from the University of Connecticut is asking southern Illinois residents ...
    May 5, 2015 - 9:06 pm
  • Deadline extended for Illinois prepaid college tuition plan

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) – Illinois families wanting to lock in future college tuition payments at today’s r ...
    May 5, 2015 - 9:06 pm
  • Medical marijuana OK’d for PTSD, osteoarthritis

    CHICAGO (AP) – Illinois’ new medical marijuana program would cover thousands, perhaps millions, more ...
    May 4, 2015 - 8:27 pm
  • Gambling hearings bring expansion talks back into spotlight

    CHICAGO (AP) – With a budget deadline to attempt closing a roughly $6 billion shortfall weeks away, ...
    May 4, 2015 - 8:26 pm
  • New rules stop solitary confinement for juvenile inmates

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) – A federal court agreement severely restricting the use of solitary confinement on ...
    May 4, 2015 - 8:26 pm
  • Young victims of tornado get party

    SYCAMORE (AP) – Young girls affected by a deadly northern Illinois tornado have gotten a taste of th ...
    May 4, 2015 - 8:00 pm
  • Chicago university runner up in video gaming tournament

    CHICAGO (AP) – A Chicago university that offered the nation’s first athletic scholarships for video ...
    May 4, 2015 - 8:00 pm
  • Cleanup nears completion at former Orland Park factory site

    ORLAND PARK (AP) – State environmental officials say pollution cleanup at a former Orland Park indus ...
    May 4, 2015 - 8:00 pm
  • Soothing artwork adds to healing at hospital

    ROCK ISLAND – A hospital is stressful for patients and staff. But artwork from 20 Quad Cities artist ...
    May 4, 2015 - 7:59 pm
  • Richard Pryor statue unveiled in Peoria

    PEORIA (AP) – A statue of Richard Pryor has been unveiled in his hometown of Peoria after a yearslon ...
    May 4, 2015 - 7:56 pm
  • Special Olympics Spring Games start today

    CHICAGO (AP) – Special Olympians have arrived in the city where their games began nearly a half-cent ...
    May 4, 2015 - 7:56 pm
  • Rauner agency privatization idea raises oversight concerns

    CHAMPAIGN (AP) – Gov. Bruce Rauner says his plan to privatize the state’s economic development agenc ...
    May 3, 2015 - 8:53 pm
  • Watchdog group: Poor living conditions plague prison

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) – A watchdog group says poor living conditions continue to plague the Vienna Correc ...
    May 3, 2015 - 8:33 pm
  • Remains of Marine killed in WWII to return to Illinois

    WATSEKA (AP) – The remains of an eastern Illinois man will be laid to rest this month in his hometow ...
    May 3, 2015 - 8:33 pm
  • Hikers warned to stay on Starved Rock trails to avoid falls

    OGLESBY (AP) – Illinois conservation officials are cautioning hikers to stay on marked trails after ...
    May 3, 2015 - 5:17 pm
  • Rauner to legislator: No debate for you

    SPRINGFIELD – The debate that few to none expected to happen won’t.In a recent breakfast meeting bet ...
    May 4, 2015 - 7:25 pm
  • Governor to sign Obama library, Lucas museum bill

    CHICAGO (AP) — Gov. Bruce Rauner will endorse a measure paving the way for Chicago to use park land for Barack Obama's presidential library and film p ...
    May 1, 2015 - 2:08 pm
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