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  • University of Illinois arena basketball court damaged by storm water

    CHAMPAIGN — The University of Illinois says it is evaluating the condition of the basketball court inside the State Farm Center after several inches o ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 1:58 pm
  • $1.4B Cronus Chemicals fertilizer plant coming to eastern Illinois

    CHAMPAIGN — A chemical company plans to build a $1.4 billion fertilizer plant in eastern Illinois, state economic officials confirmed Tuesday.
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 11:02 am
  • Amazon to open facility in Illinois, hire 1,000

    CHICAGO — Amazon Inc. says it plans to open its first facility in Illinois next year in a move that would create 1,000 jobs.
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 9:18 am
  • Peoria County grand jury indicts man in attack on pregnant girlfriend, deputies

    WEST PEORIA (AP) — A Peoria County grand jury has indicted a Chicago man who authorities say assaulted his pregnant girlfriend and then attacked sheri ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 9:17 am
  • Illinois schools ask FBI to investigate East St. Louis teacher's relationship with boy

    EAST ST. LOUIS (AP) — The East St. Louis school district has asked the FBI to investigate allegations that a female teacher had an inappropriate relat ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 9:15 am
  • Chicago man free on bond in sex assault charged in murder

    CHICAGO — A Chicago man free on bond on a sexual assault charge is now being held after allegedly fatally shooting a 23-year-old man last week.
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 9:15 am
  • Federal inmate accused of attacking Illinois prison worker

    BENTON — A Maryland man serving a 60-year federal prison sentence has pleaded not guilty to charges he assaulted a correctional officer in Illinois.
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 9:13 am
  • Gun found during Joliet drug arrest

    JOLIET - Two people were arrested early Monday after police reportedly found them with marijuana and a gun.
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 8:56 am
  • One family displaced in apartment fire in Batavia

    BATAVIA – After the smoke detector started going off in her apartment at the Lorlyn of Batavia apartment complex Monday afternoon, Stephanie McGlennon ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 8:54 am
  • Sycamore teens hurt in rollover crash

    DeKALB – Two Sycamore teenagers were injured, one critically, after the vehicle they were riding in left the road and struck a utility pole outside De ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 8:50 am
  • Illinois farmers urged to be safe with ammonia

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Agriculture and the state's Fertilizer and Chemical Association are urging farmers and fertilizer dealers to ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:35 pm
  • Illinois governor candidates stump on jobs

    CHICAGO – Illinois' gubernatorial candidates are focusing on the economy, with Gov. Pat Quinn touting his jobs record and Republican Bruce Rauner stop ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:34 pm
  • CTA proposes 2015 budget without fare hikes

    CHICAGO – The Chicago Transit Authority has proposed a $1.4 billion budget for next year that doesn't carry any fare increases or service cuts.
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:35 pm
  • Ex-lawmaker could change plea in child porn case

    CHICAGO – A former Illinois state representative is deciding whether to change his plea to guilty in a child pornography case.
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:35 pm
  • At least 2 injured in Homer Glen after Bengtson's Pumpkin Farm hayride trailer tips

    HOMER GLEN – At least two people were injured Monday afternoon when a tractor rolled over at Bengtson's Pumpkin Farm.
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 3:43 pm
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