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  • Ill. Treasurer’s interns had political connections

    CHICAGO – Illinois Treasurer Dan Rutherford's office has offered paid internships to multiple young people with connections to influential politicians ...
    July 12, 2014 - 11:22 pm
  • Taste of Chicago canceled for day due to storms

    CHICAGO – Authorities canceled the entire day of events at the Taste of Chicago festival because of heavy rain and flooding on the festival grounds.
    July 12, 2014 - 11:21 pm
  • UIC notifies ex-students of information breach

    CHICAGO – Officials have notified former students of the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Business Administration that personal informatio ...
    July 12, 2014 - 11:21 pm
  • U of Illinois speeding up search for new president

    URBANA – University of Illinois officials are speeding up the search for a new president, saying they now hope to select someone before Thanksgiving.
    July 12, 2014 - 11:21 pm
  • Sheley asks for new trial in Rock Falls murders

    MORRISON – An Illinois man found guilty in May of killing four people in northwest Illinois is asking for a new trial.
    July 12, 2014 - 12:39 am
  • No vortex, but cooler Midwestern temps

    CHICAGO – Unseasonably cool temperatures will arrive next week in the Midwest and as far south as Arkansas and Oklahoma.
    July 12, 2014 - 12:38 am
  • Gov candidates make accusations on transparency

    CHICAGO – Allegations of concealing information and impeding transparency bubbled up in the Illinois governor's race Friday as Republican Bruce Rauner ...
    July 12, 2014 - 12:38 am
  • Attorney: Man trapped in jail room feared death

    CHICAGO – A man who was trapped in a Cook County Jail visiting room for about 30 hours last weekend tried everything from yelling and kicking to get s ...
    July 12, 2014 - 12:39 am
  • Former Marine named Illinois veterans director

    CHICAGO – A U.S. Marine veteran who served three tours of duty in Iraq and Afghanistan has been named acting director of the Illinois Department of Ve ...
    July 12, 2014 - 12:39 am
  • Bridges reopen as Mississippi River recedes

    ST. LOUIS – Two Mississippi River bridges closed for several days due to flooding are open again as floodwaters continue to recede in areas north of S ...
    July 12, 2014 - 12:38 am
  • Some Illinois lawmakers voluntarily giving up pay

    CHICAGO – Some Illinois lawmakers are taking matters into their own hands after the Legislature moved for the first time in years not to take furlough ...
    July 12, 2014 - 12:37 am
  • Chicago panel expands Wrigley Field makeover

    CHICAGO – Wrigley Field took a step in the direction of every major league baseball park in the country Thursday when a city commission unanimously ap ...
    July 12, 2014 - 12:28 am
  • Chicago upgrading to 4G in subways

    CHICAGO – Chicago plans to upgrade wireless service to 4G in its subways and other underground transit facilities.
    July 11, 2014 - 8:47 am
  • State retirees await insurance premium refunds

    SPRINGFIELD – There's no timeline yet for the return of nearly $23 million in health insurance premiums that the Illinois Supreme Court has recently r ...
    July 10, 2014 - 11:44 pm
  • Panel probing Quinn program will meet next week

    CHICAGO – Members of a legislative panel investigating Gov. Pat Quinn’s troubled anti-violence program plan to meet next week even after federal autho ...
    July 10, 2014 - 11:44 pm
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