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  • Illinois House returns to work, but no progress on budget

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois lawmakers kicked off the final two months of the spring session with a flurry of activity Monday, advancing measures to punish ...
    April 5, 2016 - 12:00 am
  • Ill. budget mess implicates safety with armored-pickup halt

    SPRINGFIELD – After four months hauling cash from Illinois driver’s license facilities without payment from the state, an armored-truck company walked ...
    April 3, 2016 - 11:44 pm
  • Bill seeks warning labels on Illinois medical pot products

    SPRINGFIELD – Medical marijuana in Illinois would be required to carry warning labels about possible side effects under a bill proposed by a Republica ...
    April 2, 2016 - 10:45 pm
  • First Division Museum in Wheaton to get $7M renovation

    WHEATON – A museum dedicated to the U.S. Army's First Division is getting a $7 million update to include more information about recent missions in Afg ...
    April 2, 2016 - 10:44 pm
  • Tribe's bingo hall plan under review by federal agency

    SHABBONA – A federal agency is reviewing a proposal to put a Native American electronic bingo hall on the outskirts of a northern Illinois village.
    April 2, 2016 - 10:43 pm
  • U of Illinois union for non-tenured faculty considers strike

    URBANA – About 500 University of Illinois faculty members plan to vote on a potential strike.Members ...
    April 2, 2016 - 10:43 pm
  • Youth home employees charged in death of Chicago teen

    WAUKEGAN – Two men working at a residential facility for troubled children in northern Illinois were charged Saturday in the asphyxiation death of a 1 ...
    April 2, 2016 - 10:43 pm
  • Illinois license plate late fees near $5M without reminders

    SPRINGFIELD – Thanks to the cash-strapped state's decision to stop mailing renewal reminders, Illinois motorists have paid nearly $5 million this year ...
    April 1, 2016 - 11:38 pm
  • Doctor charged with helping skip part of citizenship tests

    CHICAGO – A Chicago doctor is accused of diagnosing patients with physical or mental conditions to bypass parts of the testing required for U.S. citiz ...
    April 1, 2016 - 11:38 pm
  • Late penalties cost Illinois more than $900M in six years

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois has spent more than $900 million on late-payment penalties over the last six years because of the state's inability to pay its ...
    April 1, 2016 - 11:38 pm
  • Northwestern doctor appointed to review Hastert health

    CHICAGO – A judge overseeing Dennis Hastert’s hush-money case has appointed a Northwestern University doctor to review the former U.S. House speaker’s ...
    April 1, 2016 - 11:38 pm
  • Chicago teachers launch one-day strike in call for funding

    CHICAGO – Chicago teachers took to picket lines Friday in a one-day strike they said was aimed at getting lawmakers to adequately fund schools in the ...
    April 1, 2016 - 11:38 pm
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