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  • Immigrants urged to take advantage of Obama action

    CHICAGO – Democratic politicians gathered at a Chicago high school Saturday to encourage Illinois' immigrant population to register with the federal g ...
    NEW: Nov. 22, 2014 - 7:44 pm
  • Attorney general warns of immigration scams

    CHICAGO – The Illinois attorney general's office warns that with President Obama's sweeping immigration changes comes the possibility of immigration s ...
    Nov. 22, 2014 - 6:41 pm
  • Pekin man sentenced for dealing deadly heroin

    PEORIA – A 24-year prison sentence has been handed a Pekin man for selling heroin federal prosecutors say killed at least three people.
    Nov. 22, 2014 - 6:40 pm
  • Illinois' Rauner tackles full transition agenda

    SPRINGFIELD – From dealing with a rush of job-seekers to a leaky roof and hard feelings among opponents he now needs, Gov.-elect Bruce Rauner has been ...
    Nov. 22, 2014 - 6:37 pm
  • Attorney general warns of immigration scams

    CHICAGO (AP) — The Illinois attorney general's office warns that with President Obama's sweeping immigration changes comes the possibility of immigrat ...
    Nov. 22, 2014 - 10:38 am
  • Chicago holiday lights festival set for Saturday

    CHICAGO (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of spectators are expected in downtown Chicago for the annual Magnificent Mile Lights Festival.
    Nov. 22, 2014 - 8:54 am
  • Lincoln Library unveils new Lincoln exhibit

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield is opening a new exhibit on the 16th president.
    Nov. 22, 2014 - 8:53 am
  • Man charged in wife’s death to undergo mental exam

    MOUNT PLEASANT, Wis. – A judge in Wisconsin has ordered a mental exam for an Illinois man accused of killing his estranged wife with a hatchet-type we ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 11:21 pm
  • 4 injured in Chicago Macy’s kitchen accident

    CHICAGO – Chicago fire officials said four people were hurt when an aerosol can ruptured during a cooking demonstration at the Macy’s store in the cit ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 11:21 pm
  • Fall harvest nearly complete in central Illinois

    PEORIA – A successful harvest season is wrapping up in central Illinois as farmers finish gathering their corn and soybean crops from the fields.
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 11:22 pm
  • CTA approves 2015 budget with no fare increases

    CHICAGO – There are no fare increases in the budget that the Chicago Transit Authority board has approved for next year.
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 11:21 pm
  • New study shows impact of military in Illinois

    SPRINGFIELD – A new report has found that the military and defense industry provides 150,000 jobs and $13.3 billion in economic activity to Illinois.
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 11:22 pm
  • Illinois prepares for Obama's immigration action

    CHICAGO — Illinois has one of the nation's largest immigrant populations and some of the most immigrant-friendly policies. But the state's influential ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 11:24 pm
  • Judge rules Illinois' pension law unconstitutional

    SPRINGFIELD – An Illinois judge tossed out a landmark law Friday intended to fix the nation's worst government-employee pension crisis, ruling that th ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 11:15 pm
  • Springfield veteran charged with aggravated DUI in fatal crash

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) — A U.S. Marine Corps veteran has been indicted for aggravated DUI in a crash that killed two people near Pleasant Plains.
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 10:28 am
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