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  • Program for injured veterans promotes fitness

    PLAINFIELD – Keith Aguina, a veteran who is a quadriplegic, often encountered poor attitudes and physical barriers at the gym.
    May 24, 2015 - 11:34 pm
  • Authorities search Wisconsin River for Chicago man, 21

    WISCONSIN DELLS, Wis. – Authorities in Columbia County are using sonar to try to find the body of a 21-year-old Chicago man who disappeared in the Wis ...
    May 24, 2015 - 11:34 pm
  • Man dies after falling off catwalk during Chicago concert

    CHICAGO – A 24-year-old man has died after falling off a catwalk during a rock concert at a popular Chicago venue.
    May 24, 2015 - 11:34 pm
  • Sailor from Chicago suburb dies on deployment in Abu Dhabi

    LISLE – A U.S. sailor from Lisle has died in a noncombat incident during his first deployment overseas.
    May 24, 2015 - 11:34 pm
  • Condition of 4-year-old girl shot in Chicago upgraded

    CHICAGO – A hospital says the condition of a 4-year-old girl shot in the head in Chicago has improved.
    May 24, 2015 - 11:34 pm
  • Campaign-style tactics fueling Illinois legislative gridlock

    SPRINGFIELD – An already challenging legislative session has grown even trickier as Democrats and Republicans have begun targeting lawmakers with camp ...
    May 24, 2015 - 11:17 pm
  • Law fails to stop Illinois schools from fattening pensions

    CHICAGO – A 2005 state law has failed to discourage many Illinois school districts from using large pay raises to fatten the pensions of retiring educ ...
    May 23, 2015 - 11:52 pm
  • 4-year-old girl shot in head outside Chicago prom party

    CHICAGO – A 4-year-old girl was shot in the head outside a home in Chicago where relatives were attending a high school prom party.
    May 23, 2015 - 11:52 pm
  • Medical pot businesses in Illinois to battle black market for customers

    CHICAGO – When retailers open state-approved medical marijuana shops in Illinois later this year, they will face a distinct disadvantage in luring pro ...
    May 23, 2015 - 11:52 pm
  • Drew Peterson granted trial delay in murder-for-hire case

    CHESTER – A southern Illinois judge has granted Drew Peterson's request to delay his trial on charges that the former suburban Chicago police sergeant ...
    May 22, 2015 - 11:44 pm
  • Illinois prisons director resigns 2 months after taking job

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner's state corrections director, who took over a crowded prison system just two months ago, has resigned, offici ...
    May 22, 2015 - 11:44 pm
  • Democrats giving no hint of compromise with Rauner on budget

    SPRINGFIELD – Majority Democrats in the Illinois General Assembly gave no hint on Friday that they are ready to budge from opposition to Gov. Bruce Ra ...
    May 22, 2015 - 11:43 pm
  • Illinois Democrats working on budget without GOP governor

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois Democrats in a standoff with Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner said Thursday they’re working to pass a new state budget independentl ...
    May 22, 2015 - 12:52 am
  • Denver man disputes Illinois marijuana lawsuit's claims

    CHICAGO – A Denver marijuana consultant says allegations in a lawsuit filed against him by an Illinois business are "simply not true."
    May 20, 2015 - 10:21 pm
  • New GOP lawmakers push for term limits, rail on 'status quo'

    SPRINGFIELD – A group of freshmen Republican legislators is pushing for term limits, saying gridlock in the Illinois Legislature is a sign the status ...
    May 20, 2015 - 10:20 pm
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