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  • Thieves steal more than $425K in jewels at Schaumburg store

    SCHAUMBURG – Police are searching for two men who stole more than $425,000 worth of gems in a smash and grab at a Schaumburg jeweler.
    Feb. 12, 2015 - 11:05 pm
  • Pick to head Illinois transportation had 2004 arrest for DUI

    SPRINGFIELD – Gov. Bruce Rauner's nominee to head the Illinois Department of Transportation was arrested for drunken driving in 2004.
    Feb. 12, 2015 - 11:05 pm
  • Chicago mayor asked Little League to return Jackie Robinson West's title

    CHICAGO — Hours after Little League International announced its stunning decision to strip a Chicago team of its national championship, the city's may ...
    Feb. 12, 2015 - 1:06 pm
  • No Illinois Powerball winner, but state does have $1M ticket

    WESTVILLE — Illinois didn't have one of the jackpot-winning Powerball tickets, but state lottery officials say a $1 million winning ticket from the dr ...
    Feb. 12, 2015 - 9:45 am
  • Another Cook County measles case confirmed in Palatine, outbreak at 10 cases

    One more case of measles has been confirmed in suburban Cook County, bringing the total to 10, officials said Thursday.
    Feb. 12, 2015 - 9:19 am
  • Bruce Rauner forms commission to study Illinois criminal justice system

    SPRINGFIELD – Gov. Bruce Rauner continued his leadership by executive order Wednesday, tackling prison crowding by creating a commission to recommend ...
    Feb. 12, 2015 - 9:41 am
  • Mondelez International beats 4Q profit forecasts

    DEERFIELD – Mondelez International reported fourth-quarter net income of $500 million.On a per-share ...
    Feb. 11, 2015 - 11:04 pm
  • Illinois driver’s licenses may not be good to fly by 2016

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois residents might not be able to use their driver’s licenses at airports starting in 2016.
    Feb. 11, 2015 - 11:06 pm
  • Illinois man's life sentence to be vacated in Park Forest teen's 1984 death

    CHICAGO — A man who spent nearly 30 years in prison for the 1984 sexual assault and slaying of a 15-year-old suburban Chicago girl left prison a free ...
    Feb. 11, 2015 - 5:24 pm
  • In case featuring Chicago mobster, Stradivarius violin, priest pleads guilty

    CHICAGO — A plot twist in a legal drama featuring a mobster and a violin played out Wednesday when a prison chaplain announced in court minutes before ...
    Feb. 11, 2015 - 3:47 pm
  • On records request, Illinois attorney general plays 2 roles

    SPRINGFIELD – Upon taking office last month, Illinois Treasurer Mike Frerichs sought Attorney General Lisa Madigan’s advice on his campaign promise to ...
    Feb. 10, 2015 - 11:30 pm
  • Bruce Rauner's order on Illinois union dues has both sides gearing up for fight

    CHICAGO – A fight is brewing over Gov. Bruce Rauner's decision to end a requirement that Illinois state workers pay union dues even if they don't want ...
    Feb. 11, 2015 - 9:44 am
  • Rauner: Illinois has money to fully fund schools, programs

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner said he’s confident state schools and other critical programs can be fully funded despite the state’s budget ...
    Feb. 10, 2015 - 11:26 pm
  • Officials 2 more infants from Illinois day care have measles

    CHICAGO – Health officials say two more infants from a suburban Chicago day care have measles, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in Illinoi ...
    Feb. 10, 2015 - 11:26 pm
  • Chicago Alderman JoAnn Thompson dies after heart failure

    CHICAGO – Chicago Alderman JoAnn Thompson has died after suffering a sudden heart failure.Thompson’s ...
    Feb. 10, 2015 - 11:25 pm
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