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  • Twins seniors celebrate state titles for Belvidere North High School

    BELVIDERE – There’s no sibling rivalry between twin sisters Jenna and Jordyn Lutzow. But before Belvidere North’s coed cheerleading team captured the ...
    March 7, 2017 - 12:08 am
  • Illinois gambling proposal would add casinos in 6 places

    SPRINGFIELD – A proposal to expand casino gambling in Illinois would put new casinos in six locations, raising revenue for a cash-strapped state that’ ...
    March 6, 2017 - 1:00 am
  • February broke record for warm temperatures in Illinois

    CHAMPAIGN – The last month was the warmest February on record in Illinois.Climatologist Jim Angel of ...
    March 5, 2017 - 12:17 am
  • Union membership in Illinois last year matches historic low

    MOLINE – Union membership in Illinois matched a historic low in 2016, according to figures from the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics.
    March 5, 2017 - 12:22 am
  • Mistakenly released Chicago expressway killing suspect captured in Georgia

    CHICAGO – An Illinois man accused in a 2012 Chicago expressway killing and mistakenly released from state custody last month has been captured in Geor ...
    March 5, 2017 - 12:18 am
  • Grandmother's emergency try for guardianship of child denied

    CHICAGO – A judge has denied a paternal grandmother's emergency petition for custody of the child of a Chicago woman imprisoned in Indonesia for the 2 ...
    March 4, 2017 - 10:52 pm
  • Gangs reap guns from trains in violent Chicago neighborhoods

    CHICAGO – When street-gang thieves slipped with ease into a Norfolk Southern rail yard on Chicago’s South Side and ripped locks off one train, they li ...
    March 3, 2017 - 11:42 pm
  • Illinois man dies, raising Midwestern storm death toll to 4

    OTTAWA – A northern Illinois man has died after being struck by a tree during a powerful Midwestern storm, raising the death toll for the regional sto ...
    March 2, 2017 - 11:48 pm
  • Illinois Senate spells out proposed services for sales tax

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois would charge sales tax on storage lockers, private detectives, lawn care and body piercing under legislation introduced in the ...
    March 2, 2017 - 11:48 pm
  • Caterpillar offices raided in probe related to Swiss unit

    CHICAGO – Federal law enforcement officials raided three central Illinois facilities of manufacturer Caterpillar on Thursday as part of an investigati ...
    March 2, 2017 - 11:47 pm
  • Illinois towns see damage, power outages after deadly storms

    OTTAWA – Communities across Illinois are cleaning up after deadly storms producing tornadoes moved through much of the Midwest.
    March 2, 2017 - 12:20 am
  • Oprah for president? Winfrey rethinks a run after Trump win

    NEW YORK – Oprah Winfrey said President Donald Trump’s victory has her rethinking whether she could be elected to the White House.
    March 2, 2017 - 12:20 am
  • Streamwood STEM students engineer winning invention

    STREAMWOOD – It’s a small generator that could power a small light, but the invention could pay some big dividends for a group of Streamwood High Scho ...
    March 2, 2017 - 12:12 am
  • Illinois Senate cancels budget votes; Cullerton blames Bruce Rauner

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Senate’s top Democrat abruptly canceled critical votes Wednesday on a plan to end the state’s historic budget stalemate, ac ...
    March 2, 2017 - 12:05 am
  • Photos: Tornadoes strike Ottawa, Naplate area

    Severe weather hits the Ottawa area ...
    March 1, 2017 - 8:00 am
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