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  • Elgin restaurant melee leads to arrest of 3 men, 3 teens

    ELGIN – Police said three men were charged with aggravated battery and mob action in a melee at an Elgin restaurant that also allegedly involved three ...
    Nov. 14, 2015 - 11:27 pm
  • Illinois law to require schools to rethink discipline

    DEKALB – A new law will require Illinois schools to develop more measured discipline policies beginning next school year.
    Nov. 14, 2015 - 11:27 pm
  • Illinois Department of Insurance discloses privacy breach

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois insurance officials mistakenly allowed the Social Security numbers of an unknown number of health care providers to be posted p ...
    Nov. 14, 2015 - 11:27 pm
  • Otter with tracking device roams Cook County preserves

    CHICAGO – Researchers are keeping tabs on the comings and goings of a river otter in the Forest Preserves of Cook County thanks to a surgically implan ...
    Nov. 14, 2015 - 11:26 pm
  • Police: Girl found in Chicago yard was thrown from 8th floor

    CHICAGO – Police said a newborn girl found dead in front of a Chicago high-rise was thrown from an eighth-floor window of the building by her mother.
    Nov. 14, 2015 - 11:26 pm
  • Emanuel: Hold release of video of shooting by Chicago cop

    CHICAGO – Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel said it would be premature to release video of a white Chicago police officer fatally shooting an African-America ...
    Nov. 14, 2015 - 11:27 pm
  • Couple charged in $7 million shoplifting plead guilty

    CHICAGO – A Northbrook couple has pleaded guilty to charges they stole millions of dollars in goods during a decade-long shoplifting spree.
    Nov. 14, 2015 - 11:26 pm
  • Court upholds ex-Illinois cop's conviction in 3rd wife death

    OTTAWA – An Illinois appellate court has affirmed former police officer Drew Peterson's murder conviction and sentence in the 2004 death of his third ...
    Nov. 14, 2015 - 12:31 am
  • Budget impasse puts law enforcement training in crunch

    DIXON, – The director of a northern Illinois law enforcement training unit says it could close soon amid the state budget impasse.
    Nov. 14, 2015 - 12:31 am
  • Illinois' 1st week medical marijuana sales: $211K

    CHICAGO – Illinois' new medical marijuana shops sold nearly $211,000 worth of cannabis in the first week, with less than a quarter of eligible patient ...
    Nov. 14, 2015 - 12:31 am
  • Suit claims violations at Chinese agencies, restaurants

    CHICAGO – Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan's office announced a federal lawsuit Friday against three Chinatown employment agencies and two subur ...
    Nov. 14, 2015 - 12:30 am
  • Chicago City Council committee OKs drone regulations

    CHICAGO — A committee has advanced regulations for the piloting of drones in Chicago, including no-fly zones around both of the city's airports.
    Nov. 13, 2015 - 11:09 am
  • Ford plans $900M investment, 200 more jobs at Chicago plant

    CHICAGO – Ford Motor Co. would invest $900 million in its assembly plant on Chicago's South Side and create about 200 new jobs under a tentative labor ...
    Nov. 13, 2015 - 12:32 am
  • University of Illinois votes on deal with professor over job offer

    CHICAGO – The University of Illinois would pay a professor who lost his job offer over a series of anti-Israel tweets $600,000 plus legal costs under ...
    Nov. 13, 2015 - 12:32 am
  • Illinois Lottery ticket sales plunge after payout delay

    CHICAGO – Illinois Lottery ticket sales dropped to the lowest point yet this year in October, the same month lottery officials announced they were del ...
    Nov. 13, 2015 - 12:27 am
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