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  • Chicago teachers vote to authorize strike in contract talks

    CHICAGO – Teachers in the nation’s third-largest school district announced Monday that they have overwhelming support for a strike, but several steps ...
    Sept. 27, 2016 - 12:15 am
  • Some insurance companies force roof replacements

    URBANA – When Dennis Roberts’ car insurance started getting a bit too expensive, he did what a lot of consumers do and shopped around.
    Sept. 24, 2016 - 10:52 pm
  • Lead crisis in housing project was actually no surprise

    EAST CHICAGO, Ind. – When the mayor in this industrial town ordered the evacuation of a 40-year-old public housing complex this summer because of seve ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 11:44 pm
  • Chicago's mayor details mentoring plans in crime speech

    CHICAGO – Mayor Rahm Emanuel appealed to Chicago residents Thursday for help fighting the troubling rise in city violence, announcing youth mentoring ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 12:13 am
  • Illinois Executive Mansion work to follow funding rules

    SPRINGFIELD – An agreement shows that a privately funded renovation of the Illinois Executive Mansion in Springfield will follow wage and bidding rule ...
    Sept. 22, 2016 - 11:55 pm
  • Berg: A bright spot in criminal justice reform

    Not much is going right in Illinois.It’s home to the worst population loss in the Midwest, the worst ...
    Sept. 22, 2016 - 2:19 pm
  • Chicago to hire hundreds more officers to combat violence

    CHICAGO – Chicago’s police department will add 970 new positions over the next two years, its superintendent announced Wednesday, saying the move will ...
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 11:55 pm
  • Ex-National Guard soldier given 30-year prison sentence

    CHICAGO – A Chicago federal judge on Tuesday sentenced a former Illinois National Guard soldier and his cousin to prison for plotting to join Islamic ...
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 10:53 pm
  • Rauner wants state jobs review, just not federal court's

    SPRINGFIELD – Gov. Bruce Rauner pledged Monday to continue rooting out improper patronage hiring at the same time his lawyers were attempting to block ...
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 1:22 am
  • Illinois schools eliminating zero-tolerance policies

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois schools are required now to limit long-term suspensions and expulsions under a new law that also eliminates the use of zero-tol ...
    Sept. 19, 2016 - 12:41 am
  • Letter: Affront to democracy

    To the Editor:It’s time we return the power of Illinois government back to the people. Our current p ...
    Sept. 18, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Lawyer: $1.9 million settlement in Sandra Bland lawsuit

    CHICAGO – The mother of Sandra Bland, a black woman who died last summer in a Texas jail after a contentious traffic stop, has reached a $1.9 million ...
    Sept. 16, 2016 - 12:28 am
  • Biggest street gang trial in recent Chicago history begins

    CHICAGO – Six purported leaders of Chicago’s powerful Hobos street gang went on trial Wednesday in a case that could provide a rare look inside the ki ...
    Sept. 15, 2016 - 12:19 am
  • Rauner gives $100K to Indiana GOP candidate

    INDIANAPOLIS – The Illinois governor has tossed in $100,000 of his own money to boost the campaign of Indiana’s Republican gubernatorial candidate eve ...
    Sept. 13, 2016 - 11:23 pm
  • With backing of wealthy governor, Illinois GOP spending big

    SPRINGFIELD – For the first time in recent history, Illinois Republicans are vastly outspending Democrats in fall legislative races with the help of a ...
    Sept. 13, 2016 - 12:59 am
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