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  • Cellphone providers bringing 4G coverage to Chicago subways

    CHICAGO — Four major cellphone providers are contributing $32.5 million to bring 4G data coverage throughout the Chicago subway system by the end of t ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 9:59 am
  • Gov. Rauner wants bureaucratic cuts in education, elsewhere

    CHAMPAIGN – Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner wants to generate more money to spend on higher education, he told a crowd at the University of Illinois’ flags ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 11:31 pm
  • South Elgin woman guilty in heroin death

    A 25-year-old South Elgin woman was convicted by a jury Wednesday of drug-induced homicide, a Class X felony, according to a news release issued by th ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 11:31 pm
  • Abbott beats 4Q profit forecasts

    NORTH CHICAGO – Abbott Laboratories (ABT) on Thursday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $905 million.
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • Illinois professor who lost job offer after tweets sues

    CHAMPAIGN –or who lost a University of Illinois job offer over his profane, anti-Israel Twitter messages sued several university officials on Thursday ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 11:30 pm
  • Man found guilty of murder in 2013 shooting at gas station

    BELVIDERE – A 23-year-old Rockford man accused of providing a gun used in the fatal shooting of a rival gang member has been found guilty of first-deg ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • New Illinois natural resources director touts experience

    CARBONDALE – The new director of the Illinois Department of Natural Resources says his farming and military experience will help make for a smooth tra ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • State senator files bill to honor 7 brothers, WWII vets

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois state senator has filed legislation that would name a portion of a central Illinois highway after seven brothers ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 7:10 am
  • Illinois video gambling tax revenue more than doubles

    SPRINGFIELD – The state of Illinois and local governments saw tax revenue from video gambling more than double last year.
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 7:59 pm
  • Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner among nation's top donors in 2014 elections

    CHICAGO — A new study says multimillionaire Bruce Rauner was among the largest donors to political campaigns in the U.S. in last fall's election.
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 2:56 pm
  • Illinois marijuana market could reach $36M in 2016, report says

    CHICAGO — Patients aren't the only ones disappointed by delays in the Illinois medical marijuana program. A newly released report says investors are w ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 2:50 pm
  • Chicago Cubs' Ernie Banks statue moved downtown for tribute

    CHICAGO — Baseball fans are stopping by the downtown Chicago plaza where the statue of the Ernie Banks is on display to pay their respects to the Hall ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 9:16 am
  • Campton Hills man taken into custody in Indiana, hours after incident at Delnor

    GENEVA – A 30-year-old Campton Hills man was taken into police custody in Indiana on Tuesday night, hours after he was involved in an incident that ca ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 8:23 am
  • Rauner previews 'right-to-work zones' as first-year priority

    Correction: In an earlier version of this story, The Associated Press reported erroneously that  Wisconsin has a right-to-work law. It does not.
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 6:12 pm
  • Rep. McSweeney introduces bill to cut Illinois officeholders' pay

    SPRINGFIELD – An Illinois lawmaker has introduced legislation that would cut the pay of elected officeholders by 10 percent.
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 9:50 pm
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