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  • Chicago couple sues owner of plane that crashed into home

    CHICAGO — A Chicago couple is suing the owner of a small cargo plane that crashed into their home, alleging the company failed to properly maintain th ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 9:38 am
  • 6-year-old Illinois boy starts fire at Dollar General store in Silvis, police say

    SILVIS (AP) — Police in western Illinois say a 6-year-old boy started a fire that heavily damaged a Dollar General store earlier this month.
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 9:34 am
  • Chicago O'Hare, Midway airports expect more Thanksgiving holiday travelers

    CHICAGO — More than 1.9 million passengers are expected to pass through Chicago's airports over the Thanksgiving holiday period.
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 9:33 am
  • Illinois hunters kill 52,000 deer in weekend

    SPRINGFIELD — Illinois hunters have killed nearly 52,000 deer during the first weekend of the state's firearm hunting season.
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 9:27 am
  • St. Charles Mayor suspends Filling Station late night permit from Dec. 1-Jan. 1

    ST. CHARLES – The Filling Station Pub and Grill will have its liquor license suspended for three straight days and its 2 a.m. late night permit on hol ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 9:10 am
  • 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
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