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  • Lollapalooza marks a decade in Chicago

    CHICAGO – Once the vagabond of the music festival and touring circuit, Lollapalooza marks its 10th anniversary in Chicago when it opens for three days ...
    July 30, 2014 - 11:40 am
  • Illinois officials identify man killed by police

    PANA – Illinois authorities have identified a man who shot and wounded a police officer before being killed by troopers during an exchange of gunfire.
    July 30, 2014 - 8:39 am
  • Starved Rock trails still closed from storm damage

    UTICA – A majority of the 13-mile trail system at Starved Rock State Park in northern Illinois remains closed because of significant storm damage that ...
    July 29, 2014 - 11:38 pm
  • Excavation finds courthouse where Lincoln worked

    BLOOMINGTON – Archaeologists excavating near the McLean County Museum of History in Bloomington have unearthed part of the footprint of the 1836 court ...
    July 29, 2014 - 11:38 pm
  • Chicago Transit Authority reports drop in crime

    CHICAGO – Chicago officials are releasing figures that show violent crime and thefts on Chicago Transit Authority trains, buses and platforms has drop ...
    July 29, 2014 - 11:39 pm
  • Judge orders fitness test for inmate who escaped

    ELGIN – A Kane County judge has ordered a fitness test for a prisoner who escaped while being transported from a mental health facility outside Chicag ...
    July 29, 2014 - 11:39 pm
  • Palatine man dies after fight outside suburban bar

    PALATINE – A suburban Chicago man has died more than a week after striking his head on the sidewalk during a fight outside a bar.
    July 29, 2014 - 11:39 pm
  • Illinois warns insurers of discrimination ban

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois regulators issued a reminder to health insurers that it is illegal to deny coverage to someone because they are transgender, dr ...
    July 29, 2014 - 11:38 pm
  • Lawsuit against Quinn back in court in October

    CHICAGO – A legal battle between an anti-patronage lawyer and Gov. Pat Quinn’s administration will return to federal court less than two weeks before ...
    July 29, 2014 - 11:38 pm
  • Illinois to ask voters about taxing millionaires

    BERWYN – Illinois voters will get a chance in November to weigh in on whether millionaires should pay an additional income tax to help fund schools af ...
    July 29, 2014 - 11:38 pm
  • Illinois River's man-made island now complete

    PEORIA — A man-made island in the Illinois River built to provide habitat for fish and a place for birds to call home will officially be complete this ...
    July 29, 2014 - 11:50 am
  • Illinois woman dies retrieving phone from fire

    BARTONVILLE — Authorities say a central Illinois woman is dead after running back into her burning home to get her cell phone. A police officer who tr ...
    July 29, 2014 - 11:49 am
  • St. Clair County OKs $7M medical marijuana plan

    MARISSA – A southwestern Illinois county has signed off on a planned $7-million medical marijuana venture near the town of Marissa.
    July 29, 2014 - 10:41 am
  • New logo to promote farmers who served in military

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A new logo on agricultural products will help identify Illinois farmers, fishermen and ranchers who served in the military.
    July 29, 2014 - 6:41 am
  • Congressman wants to end CHA "supervouchers"

    CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois Congressman Aaron Schock is seeking an end to a Chicago Housing Authority program that puts some of the city's poorest residen ...
    July 29, 2014 - 6:18 am
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