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  • Tornados reported in central Illinois, damage reported

    ROCHELLE – Reports of high winds and tornadoes have been reported cross central and northern Illinois as a strong storm front rumbled through the Plai ...
    April 9, 2015 - 8:44 pm
  • Bruce Rauner seeks support for 'turnaround agenda' in McHenry County

    WOODSTOCK – Gov. Bruce Rauner urged local support for his turnaround agenda in McHenry County on Wednesday ahead of what he said would be an aggressiv ...
    April 9, 2015 - 12:36 am
  • Illinois guardsman, cousin, plead not guilty in terror case

    CHICAGO – An Illinois Army National Guard soldier and his cousin have pleaded not guilty to plotting terrorist attacks in support of the Islamic State ...
    April 8, 2015 - 6:29 pm
  • Vote to dissolve tiny Illinois village of Clearlake fails by 2 votes

    CLEARLAKE – A tiny Illinois village will continue to exist after a public vote to dissolve it failed by two votes.
    April 8, 2015 - 6:28 pm
  • Family identify girl found near Chicago-area forest preserve

    PROSPECT HEIGHTS – Authorities say family members have identified a girl who was found near a suburban Chicago forest preserve.
    April 8, 2015 - 6:28 pm
  • Emanuel acknowledges challenges in 2nd Chicago mayoral term

    CHICAGO – After surviving an unexpectedly tough campaign for a second term, Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Wednesday that Chicago's challenges "don't need to ...
    April 8, 2015 - 6:27 pm
  • U.S. Steel to lay off thousands in Illinois

    GRANITE CITY – Thousands of southern Illinois steel workers who are expected to lose their jobs soon could benefit from training and counselling to ge ...
    April 8, 2015 - 8:31 am
  • Friends, family mourn 7 victims of Bloomington plane crash

    BLOOMINGTON – As family, friends and colleagues mourned the loss of the seven victims of a small plane crash in central Illinois, authorities were inv ...
    April 8, 2015 - 8:30 am
  • Gov. Bruce Rauner calls Illinois Supreme Court part of corrupt system

    CHICAGO – Illinois' Supreme Court is part of a "corrupt system" because of the campaign donations justices receive from attorneys who argue cases befo ...
    April 8, 2015 - 1:12 am
  • OHSA cites Lombard business for failing to protect workers

    DES PLAINES – U.S Department of Labor officials have found that a crew working on a Des Plaines condominium could have fallen from the seven-story bui ...
    April 7, 2015 - 7:11 pm
  • First wild bison born in Illinois in roughly 200 years

    FRANKLIN GROVE – Illinois has its first baby wild bison in about 200 years.The Chicago Tribune (http ...
    April 7, 2015 - 7:10 pm
  • $50K bail set for aunt of murderer who escaped Kankakee jail

    CHICAGO – An aunt of a convicted murderer caught in Chicago after escaping jail is being held on $50,000 bail on accusations that she lied to police l ...
    April 7, 2015 - 7:10 pm
  • Illinois' Governor Rauner wants to rip 'economic guts' from Indiana

    INDIANAPOLIS – Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner says he wants "rip the economic guts out of Indiana."He to ...
    April 7, 2015 - 7:09 pm
  • Idea of tax on satellite TV in Illinois draws fire from industry

    SPRINGFIELD – Satellite TV representatives say the Illinois legislature shouldn't revive an idea to add a 5 percent tax to customers' bills to pay for ...
    April 7, 2015 - 7:08 pm
  • Chicago voters decide between Rahm Emanuel, Chuy Garcia in mayor's race

    CHICAGO — Voters in Chicago's first mayoral runoff sent a message Tuesday as they chose between Mayor Rahm Emanuel and his challenger, Cook County Com ...
    April 7, 2015 - 6:42 pm
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