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  • Man pleads guilty to stealing from Islamic school

    WHEATON – The financial director of a Villa Park school has pleaded guilty to charges he stole from the institution.
    March 24, 2015 - 10:51 pm
  • Jobless rate falls to 6 percent in February across Illinois

    CHICAGO – Unemployment continued to fall in Illinois in February, hitting 6 percent for the first time since 2008.
    March 24, 2015 - 10:51 pm
  • Chicago man charged with shooting teen in head

    CHICAGO – A Chicago man accused of shooting a 16-year-old in the head has been charged with first-degree murder.
    March 24, 2015 - 10:51 pm
  • Fla. sheriff: Schaumburg man among 3 killed in snorkeling incidents in Florida Keys

    MARATHON, Fla. – Three people died in separate incidents while snorkeling in the Florida Keys.Monroe ...
    March 24, 2015 - 10:51 pm
  • Illinois moves to plug big hole in this year’s state budget

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois lawmakers moved Monday to plug a gaping $1.6 billion hole in this year’s state budget after weeks of tense negotiations between ...
    March 24, 2015 - 10:48 pm
  • 3 state workers seek to join Rauner lawsuit over union dues

    CHICAGO – Three Illinois state employees on Monday sought to join Gov. Bruce Rauner’s lawsuit against labor unions, a legal maneuver aimed at trying t ...
    March 23, 2015 - 11:34 pm
  • ACLU: Chicago police had higher stop-and-frisk rate than NYC

    CHICAGO – Chicago police officers initiated stop, question and frisk encounters at a much higher rate last summer than their New York City counterpart ...
    March 23, 2015 - 11:32 pm
  • Wisconsin woman fatally stabbed inside Illinois hospital

    ELK GROVE VILLAGE – Authorities say a 42-year-old Wisconsin woman was fatally stabbed by a family member inside a northeastern Illinois hospital.
    March 23, 2015 - 11:32 pm
  • Legal fight begins over Illinois medical marijuana documents

    CHICAGO – A legal fight is shaping up over whether the state of Illinois will have to produce any documents showing how permits were awarded in the me ...
    March 23, 2015 - 11:32 pm
  • Illinois would sell vehicles not oft-used in House proposal

    SPRINGFIELD – State vehicles that don't get much use are on the chopping block in a proposal in the Illinois House.
    March 23, 2015 - 11:32 pm
  • 2,500 Illinois residents apply for medical marijuana cards

    BELLEVILLE (AP) — Illinois health officials say about 2,500 residents have applied for medical marijuana cards, even as the four-year pilot program re ...
    March 23, 2015 - 3:08 pm
  • Gov. Bruce Rauner’s immigration message leaves advocates perplexed

    CHICAGO – More than two months after taking the reins of one of the nation’s most immigrant-friendly states, Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner has offered ...
    March 22, 2015 - 11:52 pm
  • Quinn gave film studio $10M to buy land that’s not for sale

    CHICAGO – After Gov. Pat Quinn lost the election in November to Bruce Rauner, the state of Illinois wrote a $10 million check to a movie studio to buy ...
    March 22, 2015 - 11:52 pm
  • Gov. Rauner, gay rights advocates find common ground

    CHICAGO – Putting election-year hostilities behind them, gay rights advocates said they emerged from a meeting with Gov. Bruce Rauner with a pledge th ...
    March 21, 2015 - 11:23 pm
  • Chicago school support worker charged with shooting girl

    CHICAGO – A man is accused of shooting and injuring a 17-year-old girl near a Chicago school where he’s in charge of monitoring the arrival and dismis ...
    March 21, 2015 - 10:59 pm
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