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  • Illinois marks anniversary of deadly tornadoes

    WASHINGTON – From memorial services to dedications, residents and elected officials marked the one-year anniversary Monday of deadly tornadoes that to ...
    Nov. 17, 2014 - 11:51 pm
  • Illinois State University solar car team preparing for Abu Dhabi race

    NORMAL (AP) — The Illinois State University solar car team is ready to make its comeback after losing its vehicle in a July fire and having to withdra ...
    Nov. 17, 2014 - 3:07 pm
  • Election 2014: Illinois treasurer race could lead to recount in closest state race in half-century

    SPRINGFIELD – The race for state treasurer remains undecided nearly two weeks after Election Day, with both campaigns agreeing that fewer than 400 vot ...
    Nov. 17, 2014 - 11:52 pm
  • New Chicago Archbishop Blase Cupich to be installed today

    CHICAGO — The process of installing a bishop as the new spiritual leader of more than 2 million Catholics will begin with a knock on a door.
    Nov. 17, 2014 - 8:50 am
  • Autopsy set for Illinois State University student found dead in dorm

    BLOOMINGTON — An autopsy is scheduled for an Illinois State University student found dead in his dorm room.
    Nov. 17, 2014 - 8:48 am
  • Former Chicago Mayor Jane Byrne's funeral takes place

    CHICAGO — A flag of the city of Chicago draped the casket of former Mayor Jane Byrne as family, friends and other well-wishers gathered for the funera ...
    Nov. 17, 2014 - 11:49 am
  • Illinois lawmakers refocus on possible school funding formula overhaul

    SPRINGFIELD – With the November election behind them and a new Republican governor stepping in, Illinois lawmakers are preparing to once again take up ...
    Nov. 16, 2014 - 11:33 pm
  • Illinois National Guard team heads to Afghanistan

    SPRINGFIELD – Another Illinois National Guard team is deploying to Afghanistan to help NATO forces from Poland.
    Nov. 15, 2014 - 10:17 pm
  • Metra board unanimously approve fare increases

    CHICAGO – The board of the Metra commuter rail agency has approved fare increases averaging nearly 11 percent next year, the first of 10 years of plan ...
    Nov. 15, 2014 - 10:16 pm
  • Affordable Care Act sees smooth start for sign-ups in Illinois

    CHICAGO – Teams across Illinois worked Saturday to sign up people for insurance under President Barack Obama’s health care law, using a streamlined ap ...
    Nov. 15, 2014 - 10:16 pm
  • Man charged in Norridge mall shooting

    NORRIDGE – A suspect has been charged in a shooting this week that injured two people in a parking lot outside a suburban Chicago shopping mall.
    Nov. 15, 2014 - 10:16 pm
  • New Chicago Archbishop Blase Cupich brings Pope Francis-like message

    CHICAGO – When Blase Cupich was named the next archbishop of Chicago, he insisted that Pope Francis was sending the area a mere pastor, not a message.
    Nov. 15, 2014 - 10:09 pm
  • Illinois teen mother could face adult sentence

    JACKSONVILLE – A 17-year-old central Illinois girl who authorities say left her newborn son in a dumpster could face an adult sentence if convicted of ...
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 11:31 pm
  • Metra unveils plans to prevent winter travel woes

    CHICAGO – Officials of Chicago's Metra commuter rail agency unveiled new snow-fighting equipment and communications strategies to deal with the cold.
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 11:31 pm
  • State bar association challenging Illinois DUI law

    ISLAND LAKE – The state bar association is seeking to change Illinois' zero-tolerance DUI law through a bill that's already been submitted to the stat ...
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 11:30 pm
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