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  • Spokane's Cupich to be next Chicago archbishop

    Bishop Blase Cupich, a moderate who has called for civility in the culture wars and has embraced Pope Francis' focus on fighting poverty, will be name ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:28 pm
  • Rauner tells local business leaders he'll fight for them

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Bruce Rauner told McHenry County business leaders Friday that if he were to become governor he would not tell governors from surroundin ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:23 pm
  • McLean County Coroner warns of smoking on oxygen

    BLOOMINGTON – The McLean County Coroner's office is citing two recent deaths in warning residents about the dangers of smoking and using oxygen tanks ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 8:40 am
  • GOP's Rauner not a fan of gambling, airport slots

    CHICAGO – Republican candidate for governor Bruce Rauner said Thursday he’s not a fan of gambling or a plan to put slot machines at Chicago’s internat ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 11:28 pm
  • Judge: Libertarian candidate can be on ballot

    SPRINGFIELD – A Sangamon County judge on Thursday rejected the Republican Party’s attempt to have a Libertarian candidate for Illinois governor struck ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 11:28 pm
  • Report: 6 SIU students arrested in sex assaults

    CARBONDALE – Six students at Southern Illinois University have been arrested in connection with two reported sexual assaults on the school's Carbondal ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 11:28 pm
  • ComEd settles for $46M with state of Illinois

    CHICAGO – The Illinois Commerce Commission on Thursday approved a $46.2 million Commonwealth Edison settlement over lawsuits with the state that could ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 11:28 pm
  • Illinois jobless rate declines in August

    ST. LOUIS – Illinois’ unemployment fell in August to 6.7 percent, the sixth straight monthly decrease in the state’s jobless rate, the Illinois Depart ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 11:27 pm
  • Two Illinois women die from West Nile virus

    SPRINGFIELD – Two women with West Nile virus have died, becoming the state’s first deaths from the illness this year, health officials announced Thurs ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 11:28 pm
  • No injuries in Coal City house fire

    COAL CITY – No one was injured when a basement fire damaged a two-story home Thursday.The Coal City ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 2:21 pm
  • Illinois retiree makes teddy bears for poor in Appalachian Kentucky

    KANSAS, Ill. (AP) — When Susie Arwine was considering possible retirement activities several years ago, she looked at a teddy bear sewing pattern that ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 11:20 am
  • Wallenda: Spectacle, legacy inspire Chicago walk

    CHICAGO (AP) — Nik Wallenda is all about spectacle, a showman who crossed Niagara Falls and an Arizona gorge on a high wire and now has his sights on ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 7:26 am
  • Illinois launches catch-and-release fly fishing

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Selected Illinois waterways will open ahead of the regular trout season for catch-and-release fly fishing, the Department of ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 7:23 am
  • Ruling expected on Libertarian's place on ballot

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A Sangamon County judge is expected to rule Thursday on an appeal by Republican attorneys to remove a Libertarian candidate f ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 7:21 am
  • Kankakee man accused of growing $3M in marijuana

    URBANA – A Kankakee man has pleaded not guilty to federal charges he was growing $3 million worth of marijuana plants at a warehouse in Bradley.
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 11:25 pm
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