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  • Pipeline protesters vow to stay camped on federal land

    CANNON BALL, N.D. – Dakota Access oil pipeline protesters will not follow a government directive to leave the federal land where hundreds have camped ...
    Nov. 26, 2016 - 11:38 pm
  • Chicago police fatally shoot 2 people in unrelated incidents

    CHICAGO – A Chicago police officer shot and killed a gunman who had killed one person and injured another early Friday, in the second fatal shooting i ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 10:46 am
  • Chicago Police fatally shoot man during foot chase

    CHICAGO – Chicago Police said a sergeant responding to a call of a battery in progress on the city's South Side shot and killed a 19-year-old man duri ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 12:19 am
  • Illinois hunters get more than 54K deer in season's first days

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois hunters harvested more than 54,000 deer during the first weekend of firearm deer season last weekend.
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 12:19 am
  • Des Plaines hires private eye to find who leaked documents

    DES PLAINES – A Chicago suburb will spend as much as $30,000 on a private investigator to find out who leaked confidential documents to a local newspa ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 12:19 am
  • 8-year-old girl found dead in Olney in Southern Illinois, police said

    OLNEY – An 8-year-old missing girl was found dead in a Southern Illinois town, and authorities said the case is being investigated as a homicide.
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 12:19 am
  • Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner pardons Vietnam pilot convicted as teen

    CHICAGO – Patrick McNamee was 17 when the car he was driving crashed in Illinois in 1954, killing his best friend. After pleading guilty to reckless h ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 12:07 pm
  • Thanksgiving travel expected to be heaviest since 2007

    CHICAGO – Elizabeth Thompson can't wait to leave the big city behind and decompress over the Thanksgiving holiday at her grandmother's house in rural ...
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 11:01 pm
  • Chicago's reforms uneven a year after Laquan McDonald video

    CHICAGO – Laquan McDonald’s life seemed to be headed nowhere. A ward of the state who had been shuffled between relatives’ homes and foster care, he w ...
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 11:01 pm
  • State Rep. Jack Franks takes last stab at ending Illinois lame-duck tax votes

    A local lawmaker who is leaving the General Assembly is making a final effort to make it harder to pass tax increases in the lame-duck session after e ...
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 12:38 am
  • Extra-alarm fire reported at Old Chicago Main Post Office

    CHICAGO – An extra-alarm fire at the Old Chicago Main Post Office has been struck out with no injuries.
    Nov. 22, 2016 - 10:26 pm
  • Lawmaker: Illinois dollars shouldn't be used for border wall

    CHICAGO – A Democratic legislator wants to prevent Illinois from having financial ties with companies that might build a border wall.
    Nov. 22, 2016 - 10:12 pm
  • Illinois to implement bereavement leave for union

    SPRINGFIELD – Gov. Bruce Rauner administration’s plans to implement bereavement leave for union members, but leaders of a public-employee union say th ...
    Nov. 22, 2016 - 10:11 pm
  • O'Hare workers to strike on nationwide 'Day of Disruption'

    CHICAGO – A strike by hourly workers at O’Hare International Airport in Chicago will add another dimension to a nationwide day of protests by fast-foo ...
    Nov. 22, 2016 - 12:03 am
  • Judge: No bail for 2 teens in congressman's grandson's death

    CHICAGO – Bail was denied Sunday afternoon for two teenagers charged with first-degree murder in the fatal shooting of an Illinois congressman's grand ...
    Nov. 21, 2016 - 12:37 am
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