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  • Police investigate Chicago cop's Ferguson shooting comment

    CHICAGO – Chicago police said Wednesday that the head of the department has ordered the investigation of an incident in which a white officer tells a ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 12:20 am
  • Schock turns over 10,000 financial records to government

    SPRINGFIELD – Former U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock has surrendered more than 10,000 financial records to the U.S. government to comply with a subpoena.
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 12:20 am
  • New law keeps hospitals from billing sex assault survivors

    CHICAGO – Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan is hailing a new state law that will prevent hospitals from billing survivors of sexual assault for m ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 12:21 am
  • U.S. judge blasts Illinois for not making all ordered payments

    CHICAGO – A federal judge in Chicago has scolded Illinois officials for not fully complying with her order that they pay providers of critical social ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 12:20 am
  • Rare trial against lawyer drawing to close in Chicago

    CHICAGO — A rare obstruction-of-justice trial of a lawyer accused of instructing clients and witnesses to lie is concluding in Chicago.
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 12:24 pm
  • University of Illinois athletes tested positive for drugs 65 times in 2014-15 school year, report says

    CHAMPAIGN (AP) — Athletes at the University of Illinois tested positive for banned drugs 65 times during the 2014-2015 school year, more than any othe ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 12:22 pm
  • Missouri couple accused of cross-country sex trafficking

    EAST ST. LOUIS — A Missouri couple is accused of orchestrating a cross-country prostitution ring involving at least five girls.
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 12:13 pm
  • D.C. regulators reject proposed merger of Exelon, Pepco

    WASHINGTON – Regulators in the District of Columbia rejected the proposed merger of power companies Exelon and Pepco on Tuesday, saying the deal would ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 12:01 am
  • Rauner vetoes bill related to Southern Illinois University

    CARBONDALE – Gov. Bruce Rauner has vetoed legislation related to student trustees and the school newspaper at Southern Illinois University.
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 11:59 pm
  • Illinois State Fair drew fewer than 412,000 people

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois State Fair officials report fewer than 412,000 people attended this year's fair.
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 11:57 pm
  • First Illinois marijuana dispensary registered

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois regulators have announced the registration of the state's first medical marijuana dispensary.
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 11:58 pm
  • BP restarts part of Indiana oil refinery after repairs

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. – A large Indiana oil refinery whose unplanned shutdown for repairs earlier this month caused gasoline prices in the Great Lakes regi ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 11:56 pm
  • Rauner, lawmakers focus on smaller projects in budget mess

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois legislators and Gov. Bruce Rauner bickered over potholes, airplanes and other smaller-ticket items Tuesday as officials prepare ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 11:54 pm
  • 'Mimi' the giraffe dies at Niabi Zoo in western Illinois

    COAL VALLEY — Officials at a western Illinois zoo say a 12-year-old female giraffe has died.Niabi Zo ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 10:46 am
  • Rahm Emanuel: Proposed Lucas museum designs are changing in Chicago

    CHICAGO (AP) — Mayor Rahm Emanuel says design plans of a museum proposed on Chicago's lakefront by movie producer George Lucas are being updated.
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 10:45 am
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