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  • Chicago alderman challenging Emanuel

    CHICAGO – A Chicago alderman announced Saturday he’ll challenge Mayor Rahm Emanuel in 2015, saying the city deserves a leader who looks out for everyd ...
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 11:41 pm
  • U.S. awards $12M to Illinois health centers

    SPRINGFIELD – The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has awarded $11.7 million in funding to community health centers across Illinois, Sen. ...
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 11:39 pm
  • Chabon novel chosen for Chicago reading initiative

    CHICAGO – Chicago residents are being encouraged to enter a world of superheroes through the city’s popular One Book, One Chicago program.
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 11:39 pm
  • Medical marijuana law sponsor defends secret bids

    SPRINGFIELD – The state lawmaker who sponsored Illinois' medical marijuana law said it bars the release of information about those applying to grow an ...
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 11:39 pm
  • Hundreds of workers on strike at Lear Corp. plant

    INDIANAPOLIS – Hundreds of workers protesting what some are calling fast-food-like wages walked off the job Saturday at a Lear Corp. plant in northwes ...
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 11:39 pm
  • Freshmen enrollment drops at U. of Illinois

    CHAMPAIGN – Freshman enrollment at the University of Illinois's flagship campus is down this semester by 5.4 percent from a year ago, according to the ...
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 11:39 pm
  • Photos: Two taken to hospital after Cary boating crash

    Two men were taken to an area hospital after a boating accident near Cary. Firefighting crews  responding to the scene called off the search for a p ...
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 8:01 am
  • Two taken to hospital after boating accident near Cary

    CARY – Two men were taken to an area hospital Saturday after the boat they were on ran ashore and ending up nearly vertical on its stern.
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 12:36 am
  • Man in fair condition after crashing into tree outside of Cary

    CARY – A 55-year-old man crashed into a tree Saturday afternoon along Route 14, according to the McHenry County Sheriff's Office.
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 5:17 pm
  • Eyeing 2016, Marco Rubio stresses border security

    MIAMI – Two years ago, immigration activist Gaby Pacheco got a call from Marco Rubio. The Florida senator wanted advice as he tried to develop a plan ...
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 9:15 am
  • 5 men from Kankakee area hit with gun charges

    URBANA – Five men are in federal custody on gun charges resulting from investigations of gun violence in the Kankakee area, the U.S. attorney's office ...
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 9:03 am
  • Prairie Ridge beats Crystal Lake Central, 31-21

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    Sept. 13, 2014 - 12:26 pm
  • Chemical trade tries to shape regs

    WASHINGTON – The powerful chemical industry is putting its lobbying muscle behind legislation that would establish standards for chemicals used in pro ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 11:34 pm
  • Charges filed in dead babies case

    BLACKSTONE, Mass. – A woman who lived in a squalid, vermin-infested home where the bodies of three infants were found was charged Friday with covering ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 11:33 pm
  • Cops: Pathologists’ findings led to Ill. murder charge

    ST. LOUIS – Murder charges against a former Illinois prosecutor and Big Ten football standout in his wife’s death eight years ago are rooted in pathol ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 11:31 pm
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