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  • Rauner releases list of donors to transition, inauguration

    CHICAGO – Hospital and manufacturing trade groups are among the largest donors to Gov.-Elect Bruce Rauner's transition and inauguration.
    Jan. 11, 2015 - 9:34 am
  • Mother urges Quinn to act on medical marijuana

    CHICAGO – A Mount Prospect woman whose son has a rare form of epilepsy was among those urging Gov. Pat Quinn over the weekend to issue licenses for me ...
    Jan. 10, 2015 - 11:33 pm
  • Frozen fuel lines force cancellation of some O’Hare flights

    CHICAGO – Frozen fuel lines at O’Hare International Airport forced American Airlines to cancel more than a dozen flights.
    Jan. 10, 2015 - 11:33 pm
  • Man convicted in 2012 death of girlfriend

    WAUKEGAN – A Lake County judge has set a March 3 sentencing date for a suburban Chicago man found guilty in the death of his girlfriend.
    Jan. 10, 2015 - 11:33 pm
  • Incoming Illinois comptroller says she’d run in 2016

    CHICAGO – Illinois’ incoming comptroller – former businesswoman and onetime legislative candidate Leslie Munger – believes her lack of political exper ...
    Jan. 10, 2015 - 11:33 pm
  • Promises: Illinois’ Rauner now faces expectations he raised

    CHICAGO – Bruce Rauner made a lot of promises as he campaigned to be Illinois’ next governor. Starting with his inauguration Monday, he’ll be expected ...
    Jan. 10, 2015 - 11:31 pm
  • Normalizing relations with Cuba could lead to more Illinois goods sold to island nation

    For years, Illinois farmers have dreamed of making it easier to sell corn and soybeans to Cuba. But with trade restrictions in place on the communist ...
    Jan. 11, 2015 - 11:26 pm
  • Time short for Quinn on Illinois medical marijuana licenses

    CHICAGO – Gov. Pat Quinn's administration is running out of time to award the potentially lucrative licenses to run medical marijuana businesses in Il ...
    Jan. 10, 2015 - 12:17 am
  • Bruce Rauner's first 100 days as Illinois governor: Advisers suggest plan

    CHICAGO — Gov.-elect Bruce Rauner can "usher in a new era" in Illinois, a committee advising the Republican businessman said Friday in offering recomm ...
    Jan. 9, 2015 - 11:47 pm
  • Funerals set for Illinois family killed in Kentucky plane crash

    NASHVILLE, Ill. — Three members of a southern Illinois family killed in a Kentucky plane crash that a 7-year-old girl survived will be remembered duri ...
    Jan. 9, 2015 - 11:10 am
  • Illinois man convicted of abusing 7-week-old baby, breaking his skull, leg, ribs

    EDWARDSVILLE (AP) — A southwestern Illinois man has been convicted of abusing a 7-week-old boy so severely that he broke the child's skull, one of his ...
    Jan. 9, 2015 - 11:10 am
  • Chicago cab driver fatally shot during robbery in North Lawndale neighborhood

    CHICAGO (AP) — Authorities say a 51-year-old Chicago cab driver has died after he was shot in the chest during a robbery in the North Lawndale neighbo ...
    Jan. 9, 2015 - 11:05 am
  • Illinois General Assembly OKs special election legislation

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois’ Democratic-led General Assembly approved legislation Thursday establishing a special election in two years’ time for state com ...
    Jan. 8, 2015 - 11:54 pm
  • FBI searching for man suspected in 4 bank robberies

    CROWN POINT, Ind. – Federal officials are searching for a man suspected of robbing four banks in Illinois and Indiana within the past several months.
    Jan. 8, 2015 - 11:48 pm
  • Cook County deputy going to prison for injuring inmate

    CHICAGO (AP) — A former Cook County sheriff's deputy is going to federal prison after causing an inmate to fall and suffer serious injuries.
    Jan. 8, 2015 - 11:46 pm
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