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  • Chicago train driver says she dozed off before O'Hare crash

    CHICAGO – The operator of a Chicago commuter train that jumped the tracks last year at O'Hare International Airport says she fell asleep before the cr ...
    March 27, 2015 - 11:22 pm
  • Illinois comptroller expedites funds to child care providers

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois' comptroller says she plans to expedite payments to child care providers who have gone weeks without promised state funds.
    March 27, 2015 - 11:22 pm
  • Bill allowing Belleville township to dissolve advances

    BELLEVILLE – Belleville elected leaders are one step closer to a township dissolution that would only require their approval.
    March 27, 2015 - 11:23 pm
  • State budget deals means $15M cut to U of I

    CHAMPAIGN – A budget deal lawmakers have approved means about a $15 million cut for the University of Illinois.
    March 27, 2015 - 11:22 pm
  • Kirk, Durbin propose changes in disaster declaration process

    CHICAGO – U.S. Sens. Mark Kirk and Dick Durbin of Illinois are renewing their call for an update of the methods the government uses to determine disas ...
    March 27, 2015 - 11:22 pm
  • Budget-patching deal dips into various state funds

    SPRINGFIELD – A bipartisan agreement to plug a $1.6 billion budget hole includes more than $1.3 billion in fund transfers from a variety of sources to ...
    March 27, 2015 - 11:03 pm
  • Illinois budget-patching deal dips into various state funds

    SPRINGFIELD — A bipartisan agreement to plug a $1.6 billion budget hole includes more than $1.3 billion in fund transfers from a variety of sources to ...
    March 27, 2015 - 2:44 pm
  • 39 percent of rural Illinois without high-speed Internet

    CHICAGO — Thirty-nine percent of people in rural parts of Illinois have no access to high-speed Internet service.
    March 27, 2015 - 2:38 pm
  • Chicago rooftop owner accused of trying to defraud Cubs over Wrigley Field views

    CHICAGO — A 46-year-old owner of one of the rooftop clubs locked in dispute with the Chicago Cubs over Wrigley Field views is accused of defrauding th ...
    March 27, 2015 - 2:31 pm
  • Rauner signs into law plan to fix budget hole

    SPRINGFIELD – In an early major test of Illinois’ newly divided government, the Senate passed a compromise plan Thursday to plug a $1.6 billion hole i ...
    March 27, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • Tollway board approves higher speed limits but not 70 mph

    DOWNERS GROVE – The Illinois Tollway board of directors has approved higher speed limits on the Tri-State Tollway and other highways but not as high a ...
    March 26, 2015 - 11:59 pm
  • Jesse Jackson Jr. leaves federal prison for halfway house

    CHICAGO – Former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. left an Alabama federal prison early Thursday bound for a halfway house, where he begins his transition b ...
    March 26, 2015 - 11:59 pm
  • U.S.: Chicago-area cousins planned U.S. terrorist attack

    CHICAGO – An Illinois Army National Guard soldier vowed to bring “the flames of war to the heart” of America if he was unable to get to the Middle Eas ...
    March 26, 2015 - 11:59 pm
  • Garcia to Emanuel: ‘You are not the king’

    CHICAGO – Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s challenger blasted the former White House chief of staff Thursday, accusing him of neglecting the city’s neighb ...
    March 27, 2015 - 12:06 am
  • Southern Illinois charity named for strangling victims sued

    COLUMBIA – A southern Illinois charity named after a woman and her two sons who were strangled to death is being sued by the state for allegedly missp ...
    March 26, 2015 - 12:28 am
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