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  • Illinois man dies in fall while trimming trees

    EDWARDSVILLE – Southwestern Illinois officials say a 75-year-old man has died from a fall while trimming trees.
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 9:18 am
  • Swedish manufacturer expanding in Naperville

    CHICAGO (AP) — A Swedish-based manufacturing company is expanding its operations in Chicago's western suburbs.
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 7:41 am
  • Father, son charged with first degree murder in connection with Romeoville man’s death

    ROMEOVILLE – A 42-year-old man and his teenage son have been charged with first-degree murder in connection with the death of a 55-year-old Romeoville ...
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 9:07 am
  • Quinn calls on Rauner to confirm debates

    CHICAGO – With less than three months until the November election, Gov. Pat Quinn on Monday called on Republican challenger Bruce Rauner to firm up th ...
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 12:18 am
  • Woman shot during robbery of Bolingbrook bank

    BOLINGBROOK – Bolingbrook police are searching for a man who reportedly shot a woman during an armed robbery about noon Monday at the Bolingbrook Firs ...
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 9:06 am
  • Illinois concealed carry process getting easier

    CARBONDALE – The initial flood of applications for permits to carry concealed weapons in Illinois has slowed down considerably and observers said the ...
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 12:01 am
  • Quinn signs Pace shoulder-riding program into law

    CHICAGO – Legislation that allows a suburban Chicago bus agency's vehicles to ride on the shoulders of a major roadway is now law.
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 12:01 am
  • Nicholas Sheley sentenced to 4 more life terms

    MORRISON – A man serving two life sentences for a pair of Illinois killings was sentenced Monday to four more.
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 12:01 am
  • Chicago judge sets $450,000 bond for Texas man

    CHICAGO – A Cook County judge has set bond at $450,000 for a Texas man who police say tried to run over an officer during an arrest attempt.
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 12:01 am
  • Illinois suspends medical license over prescribing

    CHICAGO – Illinois regulators have suspended the license of a Chicago psychiatrist who allegedly prescribed a risky drug to thousands of Medicare and ...
    Aug. 11, 2014 - 4:18 pm
  • Arrest in theft of Illinois hospital laughing gas

    PEORIA — A 33-year-old central Illinois man has been charged in connection with the theft of laughing gas from the hospital where he worked.
    Aug. 11, 2014 - 11:17 am
  • Illinois man injured watching demolition derby

    MILLEDGEVILLE – Authorities in northwestern Illinois say a man was injured while watching the Carroll County Fair demolition derby.
    Aug. 11, 2014 - 8:33 am
  • Illinois lieutenant governor candidates play different roles in campaigns

    CHICAGO – The candidates for Illinois lieutenant governor don’t just differ on policy issues, the Democratic former school executive and Republican co ...
    Aug. 10, 2014 - 11:38 pm
  • Toxic algae unlikely in Illinois drinking water

    SPRINGFIELD – producing algae that tainted drinking water around Toledo, Ohio, last week isn't likely to pose a similar problem in Illinois, but state ...
    Aug. 10, 2014 - 11:16 pm
  • Illinois governor signs into law 'Sign and Drive'

    CHICAGO – Gov. Pat Quinn has signed legislation ending the practice of posting a driver's license as security after certain traffic citations, meaning ...
    Aug. 10, 2014 - 11:17 pm
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