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  • Some Chicago police officers have had more than 100 complaints

    CHICAGO – A newspaper’s analysis of five decades of Chicago Police Department data shows a small number of officers had racked up more than 100 compla ...
    Oct. 16, 2016 - 12:18 am
  • Cook County sheriff wants to allow sheriffs to seek reduced bond

    CHICAGO – Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart wants the ability to seek reduced bond for criminal detainees.
    Oct. 16, 2016 - 12:18 am
  • Police: 3-year-old fatally shoots self in Chicago suburb

    WAUKEGAN – Authorities said the gunshot that killed a 3-year-old suburban Chicago boy was self-inflicted.
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 11:31 pm
  • Gov. Bruce Rauner condemns sexual assault, but stays mum on Donald Trump

    SPRINGFIELD – Gov. Bruce Rauner condemned sexual assault "in the strongest possible way" on Thursday in light of several women's allegations that Dona ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 3:10 pm
  • Email: Hillary Clinton campaign tried to move back Illinois primary

    WASHINGTON – Hillary Clinton's campaign tried to move the Illinois presidential primary to a later date, believing it might stop momentum for a modera ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 11:22 pm
  • Berg: Property taxes force Illinoisans to move out of their homes

    Pardess Mitchell is watching her community crumble.She and her husband have lived in Lake County for ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 1:07 pm
  • Presidential debate sensation Kenneth Bone reveals wardrobe malfunction

    SHILOH – When Kenneth Bone got dressed Sunday morning, he squeezed into an olive-colored suit he really didn't fit in anymore. When he got in his car ...
    Oct. 12, 2016 - 12:38 am
  • Officials, parents worry Chicago schools deal won't stick

    CHICAGO – Teachers in the nation’s third-largest school district pulled back from a threatened strike after a tentative last-minute contract agreement ...
    Oct. 11, 2016 - 11:50 pm
  • Chicago teachers, district reach tentative agreement

    CHICAGO – Chicago teachers and the nation’s third-largest school district struck a tentative deal on a new contract late Monday, averting what would h ...
    Oct. 11, 2016 - 1:17 am
  • Another poll reveals half of Illinois residents want to leave state

    About half of Illinois residents would rather move out of the state than stay, with one in five saying they see themselves moving in the coming year, ...
    Oct. 11, 2016 - 12:22 am
  • Illinois worst in reclaiming jobless benefits

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois is billions in debt, has billions in overdue bills and can’t seem to remove itself from a budget morass, yet it’s the nation’s ...
    Oct. 10, 2016 - 1:05 am
  • Illinois will have same-day voter registration this election

    SPRINGFIELD – Same-day voter registration will be allowed in Illinois in the general election because an appeals court ruled Friday that a challenge t ...
    Oct. 9, 2016 - 12:39 am
  • Exonerated Waukegan man awarded $20M could split settlement

    WAUKEGAN – An Illinois man who was awarded $20 million after he was wrongfully convicted in the death of an 11-year-old Waukegan girl may have to spli ...
    Oct. 9, 2016 - 12:39 am
  • University of Illinois donations fall 10 percent, but still top $220M

    URBANA – Donations to the University of Illinois fell 10 percent in the fiscal year that ended June 30 but still totaled more than $220 million for a ...
    Oct. 9, 2016 - 12:38 am
  • Chicago park named for South Side teen fatally shot in 2013

    CHICAGO – A park is being named after the 15-year-old honors student whose name became synonymous with gun violence in Chicago when she was shot to de ...
    Oct. 9, 2016 - 12:38 am
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