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  • Obama takes on hecklers over immigration policy

    CHICAGO – Taking on the hecklers who’ve been interrupting his speeches lately, President Barack Obama argued back Tuesday with a point-by-point rebutt ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 12:08 am
  • Illinois man pleads guilty in McLean County child porn case

    BLOOMINGTON (AP) — A central Illinois man is facing more than 100 years in prison after pleading guilty to child pornography and sex offender registra ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 4:28 pm
  • 2 credit houses take no major action on Illinois after pension overhaul thrown out

    SPRINGFIELD — Two major credit houses aren't overly worried about an Illinois judge tossing out a pension overhaul designed to close a $100 billion de ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 4:16 pm
  • Illinois suspends Ebola hotline as interest fades

    SPRINGFIELD — Illinois health officials have suspended a telephone hotline about the Ebola virus because the number of calls to it has fallen sharply.
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 11:30 am
  • DeKalb police seize 6 kilos of heroin worth $1.4M, arrest two men

    DeKALB – Police said they seized $1.4 million worth of heroin and arrested two men – one from Anaheim, California – on major drug charges after police ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 8:32 am
  • Illinois AG to ask high court to consider pensions

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan said the state has a "very strong argument" in favor of its public pension overhaul when the case ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 12:25 am
  • Chicago archbishop apologizes for priest sex abuse

    CHICAGO –Chicago's new archbishop apologized to parishioners at a West Side church where children were sexually abused by a priest, saying his heart b ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 12:25 am
  • Illinois universities asked to explore budget cuts

    SPRINGFIELD – The head of the Illinois Board of Higher Education has issued a budget warning to the presidents of the state’s public universities afte ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 12:25 am
  • Ex-owner of defunct arena football team arrested

    CHICAGO – Federal authorities arrested a one-time owner of the now-defunct Chicago Rush for alleged fraud in the operation and purchase of the arena f ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 12:25 am
  • Chicago mayor's race takes form on last filing day

    CHICAGO – The race to challenge Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel crystalized Monday as a businessman, alderman and county commissioner were among the last c ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 12:26 am
  • FAA chief after Chicago-area air traffic control center fire: Disaster response depends on funding

    CHICAGO — The Federal Aviation Administration outlined steps Monday to improve its security and air traffic control backup systems following the sabot ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 4:38 pm
  • U.S. judge sentences Mexican drug lord El Chapo's lieutenant to 22 years in Chicago

    CHICAGO — A U.S. judge sentenced a reputed lieutenant of captured Mexican drug lord Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman to 22 years in prison Monday for his rol ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 4:53 pm
  • Wheelchair designed to make hunting accessible for disabled veterans, others

    QUINCY (AP) — As each customer passed by the all-terrain wheelchair parked in the main aisle Thursday inside GameMasters, they stopped and lingered.
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 11:06 am
  • 8.3M vehicle on Illinois Tollway this Thanksgiving

    DOWNERS GROVE — Officials with the Illinois Tollway say they're expecting 8.3 million vehicles to travel on its 286 miles of roadways this Thanksgivin ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 9:56 am
  • Church members each get $500 to do good for world

    CHICAGO – On a very memorable Sunday, Pastor Laura Truax surprised her congregation with a bold announcement: She was about to hand out money to every ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 12:00 am
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