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  • Chicago Police superintendent to face alderman demanding his firing

    CHICAGO – One day after a group of Chicago alderman demanded his firing, Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy is expected to appear before some of the ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 10:40 am
  • Last month the 9th warmest September on record for Illinois

    CHICAGO – The Illinois State Water Survey said last month was the ninth warmest September on record for Illinois.
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 12:55 am
  • Publishing executive to lead Northeast Ohio Media Group

    CLEVELAND – A longtime publishing executive will become president of Northeast Ohio Media Group, which operates Cleveland.com, the Sun News and is res ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 12:55 am
  • Chicago terrorism suspect found competent to stand trial

    CHICAGO – A court-ordered report has found that a 21-year-old suburban Chicago man facing terrorism charges is competent to stand trial despite his ta ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 12:55 am
  • Deere says UAW members approve labor agreement

    MOLINE – Farm equipment manufacturer Deere & Co. says United Auto Workers members have approved a new six-year labor agreement that covers facilities ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 12:56 am
  • Elgin schools CEO frustrated with lack of Legionella advice

    ELGIN – The head of a suburban Chicago school district that closed three of its schools for three days because Legionella was found said there is a la ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 12:55 am
  • Illinois to implement new ratings for schools, districts

    CHICAGO – Schools and school districts across Illinois will be subject to a rating system that was recently signed into law and is scheduled to launch ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 12:55 am
  • Buyouts coming at company behind Chicago Tribune, LA Times

    NEW YORK – The owner of the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune and other newspapers is offering buyouts to employees.
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 3:23 pm
  • Budget impasse cuts services for victims of domestic abuse

    CHICAGO – Assistance for battered women and children statewide is dwindling because of Illinois’ budget impasse, and it could have long-lasting conseq ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 12:34 am
  • Lincoln funeral train to go on display in Hammond this week

    HAMMOND, Ind. – A replica of Abraham Lincoln's funeral train will be on display in Hammond this week.
    Oct. 4, 2015 - 11:11 pm
  • Illinois budget impasse affecting emergency call systems

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois residents seeking help through their local emergency 911 systems may be on their own if the budget fight continues between Repu ...
    Oct. 4, 2015 - 11:10 pm
  • Arbitrator: Facebook post no cause to fire Elgin officer

    ELGIN – An arbitrator has concluded that the city of Elgin didn't have just cause to fire a police officer over comments he posted on Facebook regardi ...
    Oct. 4, 2015 - 11:10 pm
  • Scientists at Fermilab power up 17-ton magnet for experiment

    BATAVIA – Scientists at the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory have powered up a 17-ton electromagnet, which will be the centerpiece of an experime ...
    Oct. 4, 2015 - 11:10 pm
  • University of Illinois donations dip, but still top $250M

    URBANA – Donations coming in to the University of Illinois dipped slightly in fiscal 2015, but still totaled more than $250 million.
    Oct. 4, 2015 - 11:10 pm
  • Legal marijuana stirs hope in Illinois town

    ALBION – A skunky aroma fills the room in which hundreds of lush marijuana plants grow, some nearly ready for harvest. Grower Ashley Thompson, a forme ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 11:19 pm
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