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  • 2 parachutists injured at Chicago Air & Water Show

    CHICAGO – Two parachutists were seriously injured Saturday during the Chicago Air & Water Show, including one who witnesses say clipped the top of a h ...
    Aug. 15, 2015 - 9:49 pm
  • Woman files lawsuit in husband's tent-collapse death

    WOOD DALE – The wife of a man killed when a tent collapsed at a suburban Chicago festival has filed a wrongful-death lawsuit.
    Aug. 15, 2015 - 9:49 pm
  • Health system seeks state approval for new Rockford hospital

    ROCKFORD – A northern Illinois health system plans to build a new 188-bed hospital in Rockford and is in the process of submitting paperwork on its pr ...
    Aug. 15, 2015 - 9:49 pm
  • Iowa prisons chief tabbed to run Illinois department

    SPRINGFIELD – Gov. Bruce Rauner named his second prisons director in six months Friday, tapping a retired Iowa corrections director to take control of ...
    Aug. 15, 2015 - 12:18 am
  • Some Ill. colleges giving credit for MAP grants

    SPRINGFIELD – The lack of an Illinois budget means the agency that administers state-funded college grant money for students can’t pay schools to cove ...
    Aug. 15, 2015 - 12:17 am
  • Rauner amends marijuana decriminalization bills

    CHICAGO – Gov. Bruce Rauner used his veto authority Friday to alter a pair of marijuana bills, setting higher fines in a measure decriminalizing small ...
    Aug. 15, 2015 - 12:17 am
  • Judge sets conference on possible Aaron Schock document leak

    SPRINGFIELD – A federal judge has set a videoconference for next week to discuss a possible leak of sealed court documents related to former U.S. Rep. ...
    Aug. 15, 2015 - 12:17 am
  • Schock attorneys fight government attempts to get documents

    PEORIA – Despite earlier signs of an agreement, attorneys for former U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock are again tussling with prosecutors over their demand that ...
    Aug. 13, 2015 - 11:28 pm
  • U of Illinois to dismiss chancellor, rejects $400,000 bonus

    URBANA – University Of Illinois trustees plan to begin the process of firing Chancellor Phyllis Wise rather than accept her resignation and pay her a ...
    Aug. 13, 2015 - 12:19 am
  • Sen. Kirk's campaign defends putting caregiver on payroll

    CHICAGO – U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk’s campaign manager said Wednesday the Illinois Republican did things “by the book” when he gave a campaign job to a pers ...
    Aug. 13, 2015 - 12:37 am
  • Illinois Democrats relent, adopt 'clean' federal funds bill

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois House agreed Wednesday to unlock $5.2 billion in federal funding for such things as energy assistance, family nutrition and ...
    Aug. 13, 2015 - 12:15 am
  • Illinois governor signs police guidelines for body cameras

    CHICAGO – Illinois has become one of the first states nationwide to establish wide-ranging law enforcement rules for body cameras, bias-free policing ...
    Aug. 13, 2015 - 12:11 am
  • Michael Jordan lawyer: Star's name worth $480M to Nike

    CHICAGO — Michael Jordan's lawyer told jurors Wednesday at a civil trial over the unauthorized use of the star's name in a steak ad that the market va ...
    Aug. 12, 2015 - 5:17 pm
  • Bill Cosby poster no longer hanging in Northern Illinois University's Convocation Center

    DeKALB – Although comedian Bill Cosby opened Northern Illinois University's Convocation Center 13 years ago this month, his photographs are no longer ...
    Aug. 12, 2015 - 3:44 pm
  • Illinois State Fair must go on without budget, vendors say

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) — Vendors who will be working at the Illinois State Fair this week say they're used to uncertain state budgets, but that doesn't mean ...
    Aug. 12, 2015 - 3:36 pm
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