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  • Former youth pastor charged with child sex abuse

    PEKIN – Authorities have charged a former youth pastor with sexual abuse of a young child in Peoria County.
    Sept. 6, 2014 - 12:31 am
  • Woman accused of allowing child sex abuse

    URBANA – Officials have arrested and charged a woman who lived with a man convicted in April of repeatedly sexually abusing three boys left in his car ...
    Sept. 6, 2014 - 12:31 am
  • Chicago radio personality Roy Leonard dies at 83

    CHICAGO – Longtime Chicago radio and TV personality Roy Leonard, who introduced listeners and viewers to some of America’s biggest celebrities as they ...
    Sept. 6, 2014 - 12:31 am
  • Illinois pension case might head to Supreme Court

    SPRINGFIELD – A judgment on the legality of an overhaul to Illinois’ pension debt could come sooner than expected.
    Sept. 6, 2014 - 12:31 am
  • Quinn wants new review of IDOT hiring

    CHICAGO – Gov. Pat Quinn said Friday that he’ll ask the Illinois Department of Transportation’s secretary for a new review of hiring connected to a po ...
    Sept. 6, 2014 - 12:30 am
  • Illinois medical marijuana ID card applications top 2,000

    ST. LOUIS – More than 2,000 people registered for Illinois medical marijuana identification cards in the first three days of applications, dwarfing th ...
    Sept. 6, 2014 - 12:38 am
  • House Democrats quietly meeting on school funding

    SPRINGFIELD – A number of top Democratic House lawmakers have been quietly meeting to discuss a proposed overhaul of Illinois' dated school funding fo ...
    Sept. 5, 2014 - 12:02 pm
  • Services set for Granite City bicyclist killed in hit-and-run

    GRANITE CITY – Funeral services are set for a southwestern Illinois bicyclist who police say was hit and killed by a vehicle that fled the scene.
    Sept. 5, 2014 - 8:48 am
  • 3 shot in attempted robbery of Aurora KFC

    AURORA – Police in Aurora say they've taken two people into custody after an attempted robbery of a Kentucky Fried Chicken in which three employees we ...
    Sept. 5, 2014 - 8:47 am
  • Teacher admits making in-school bomb threat

    EAST ST. LOUIS – A western Illinois woman faces up to five years in federal prison after pleading guilty to threatening to blow up the high school whe ...
    Sept. 4, 2014 - 11:59 pm
  • Former Chicago officer gets 15 months in prison

    CHICAGO – A former Chicago police officer has been sentenced to 15 months in prison for extorting a tow truck driver and selling guns to a convicted f ...
    Sept. 4, 2014 - 11:59 pm
  • Metra CEO settlement cost rail agency $1.3 million

    CHICAGO – The Chicago area’s Metra commuter rail agency has released accounting details showing the departure of its former chief executive cost taxpa ...
    Sept. 4, 2014 - 11:58 pm
  • Rauner's minimum wage stance under question

    CHICAGO – Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner’s stance on the minimum wage is again under scrutiny.
    Sept. 4, 2014 - 11:58 pm
  • University of Illinois chancellor: Hiring process should change

    CHAMPAIGN – University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Chancellor Phyllis Wise said Wednesday the school’s faculty hiring process should change amid an o ...
    Sept. 4, 2014 - 11:58 pm
  • Illinois Chamber of Commerce backs Cross for treasurer

    SPRINGFIELD – An influential business advocacy organization made its first-ever endorsement for Illinois treasurer on Thursday, choosing Republican To ...
    Sept. 4, 2014 - 11:57 pm
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