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  • Geneva woman accused of poisoning husband

    GENEVA – A Geneva woman is accused of fatally poisoning her husband of 31 years last week, according to a news release from the Kane County State’s At ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 10:29 pm
  • Chicago schools announce cuts after union rejects offer

    CHICAGO – Officials with Chicago Public Schools said Tuesday that they’re ready to cut $100 million from school budgets and force teachers to pay more ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 10:30 pm
  • Attendance at Illinois historic sites drops by 7 percent

    SPRINGFIELD – Visits to Illinois' historic sites fell by 7 percent in 2015, despite the state's commemorations of the 150th anniversaries of the Civil ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 3:10 pm
  • Chicago teachers union rejects 'serious offer' from district

    CHICAGO – The Chicago Teachers Union announced Monday it has rejected a four-year contract proposal, saying the offer does not address school conditio ...
    Feb. 1, 2016 - 11:20 pm
  • Police say Chicago homicides climbed dramatically in January

    CHICAGO – Chicago saw a dramatic spike in the number of homicides and shootings in January – the bloodiest start to a year in at least 16 years and a ...
    Feb. 1, 2016 - 11:20 pm
  • Research firm: Illinois marijuana market forecast is gloomy

    CHICAGO – A market research company is growing pessimistic about Illinois medical marijuana, telling investors that retail sales could reach just $15. ...
    Feb. 1, 2016 - 11:19 pm
  • Concealed carry permit applications drop across Illinois

    ARLINGTON HEIGHTS – Illinois State Police granted far fewer concealed carry permits statewide in 2015 than in 2014, according to numbers released by t ...
    Feb. 1, 2016 - 11:17 pm
  • Illinois pension bill on hold despite Rauner, Cullerton agreement

    CHICAGO – Democrats are unlikely to address Illinois’ worst-in-the-nation pension crisis until the state has a budget, despite a rare agreement betwee ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 12:36 am
  • Pension bill on hold despite Rauner, Cullerton agreement

    CHICAGO – Democrats are unlikely to address Illinois' worst-in-the-nation pension crisis until the state has a budget, despite a rare agreement betwee ...
    Feb. 1, 2016 - 3:26 pm
  • Research firm: Illinois marijuana market forecast is gloomy

    CHICAGO – A market research company is growing pessimistic about Illinois medical marijuana, telling investors that retail sales could reach just $15. ...
    Feb. 1, 2016 - 12:44 pm
  • Police say Chicago homicides climbed dramatically in January

    CHICAGO – Chicago police are reporting a dramatic spike in the number of homicides and shootings in the city's bloodiest January for at least 16 years ...
    Feb. 1, 2016 - 12:15 pm
  • Group of cops cost $34M in settlements

    CHICAGO – A group of 124 Chicago police officers has cost the city $34 million in misconduct settlements since 2009, according to a newspaper report.
    Jan. 31, 2016 - 11:50 pm
  • Budget fight leaves Illinois stuck with overdue bills

    SPRINGFIELD – The Friday afternoon email read with remarkable alacrity, given its message: The trip to a Springfield store to buy all-purpose Fabuloso ...
    Jan. 31, 2016 - 11:57 pm
  • Rockford home invasion leaves 1 dead, 1 wounded

    ROCKFORD – A 35-year-old Rockford woman is dead following a home invasion and shooting that also wounded another woman.
    Jan. 30, 2016 - 10:47 pm
  • Rockford man gets 33 years in prison for armed robbery

    BELVIDERE – A 20-year-old Rockford man has been sentenced to 33 years in prison for his role in an armed robbery that led to a woman’s death.
    Jan. 30, 2016 - 10:47 pm
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