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  • Madigan, Rauner spend big on Illinois House races

    DES PLAINES – State Rep. Marty Moylan tells voters he’s not your typical Democrat as he bikes from house to house on the campaign trail, handing out y ...
    Oct. 25, 2014 - 12:07 am
  • Illinois officials address human trafficking

    CHICAGO – Human trafficking is a significant problem in Chicago and its neighboring suburbs, with thousands of women and girls forced into sex slavery ...
    Oct. 25, 2014 - 12:01 am
  • Mom suing Algonquin man, haunted house over alleged sex-toy assault

    MONTGOMERY – An Oswego mother has sued a haunted house and two of its employees after she says they attacked her and four minors with sex toys.
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 8:13 pm
  • Chicago police to check bags at CTA train stations

    CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police officers will soon begin checking some passengers' bags for explosives as they enter train stations.
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 1:02 pm
  • Illinois lieutenant governor candidates Paul Vallas, Evelyn Sanguinetti on issues

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) — Key issues as seen by Illinois lieutenant governor candidates Paul Vallas of the Democratic Party and Evelyn Sanguinetti of the Rep ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 10:59 am
  • Illinois man charged with dumping body in St. Louis alley

    EDWARDSVILLE — A 34-year-old Cottage Hills man is charged with a felony after authorities say he dumped a man's body in a St. Louis alley.
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 9:21 am
  • Man, 2-year-old boy, dog killed by truck in Bloomington

    BLOOMINGTON — A man and his 2-year-old nephew have been struck and killed by a pick-up truck while walking near their home in Bloomington.
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 9:19 am
  • South Dakota man sentenced for pushing Chicago woman out window

    CHICAGO (AP) — A South Dakota man has been sentenced to 27 years in prison for pushing a woman out of a third-story window in Chicago and killing her.
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 9:17 am
  • Coroner: Rantoul plant worker dies after fall at BRG Sports

    RANTOUL (AP) — Authorities in central Illinois say a man has died after a 30-40 foot fall at a sports equipment plant in Rantoul.
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 9:14 am
  • Off-duty Chicago police officer shot, wounded

    CHICAGO — An off-duty Chicago police has been shot and wounded.A Police Department news release says ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 9:12 am
  • Illinois sets up Ebola task force

    SPRINGFIELD – The state of Illinois has formed a task force to advise on responding to the Ebola virus.
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 12:08 am
  • Cheaper fuel helps United's third quarter profit take off

    CHICAGO – United Airlines appears to be hitting its stride after struggling to make a 2010 merger pay off.
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 12:08 am
  • Judge questions $75 million NCAA concussion settlement

    CHICAGO – The federal judge overseeing a first-of-its-kind head injury settlement with the NCAA expressed serious concerns Thursday about some terms a ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 12:06 am
  • New bridge helping ease Chicago rail congestion

    CHICAGO – A new railroad overpass in Chicago is helping untangle the worst choke point in the nation’s rail network, speeding up passenger service and ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 12:07 am
  • Lisa Madigan's decree prompts officials to rethink vote-counting

    SPRINGFIELD – With less than two weeks until Illinois’ high-stakes elections, an attorney general opinion has some officials rethinking vote-counting ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 11:55 pm
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