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  • Quinn, Rauner budget plans leave questions

    CHICAGO – The Illinois governor candidates have been ridiculing each other's budget plans, with Republican Bruce Rauner accusing Gov. Pat Quinn of lea ...
    July 27, 2014 - 11:26 pm
  • More Illinois counties could join camera program

    CHICAGO – Half a dozen counties in a central Illinois judicial district could soon join a 2-year-old pilot program that allows cameras in select state ...
    July 27, 2014 - 11:26 pm
  • Police: 1 man charged in Chicago train robbery

    CHICAGO – Police say a 20-year-old man has been charged with boarding a Chicago Transit Authority train, pulling out a gun and robbing passengers of w ...
    July 27, 2014 - 11:25 pm
  • Fast food workers vow civil disobedience

    VILLA PARK, Ill. – Comparing their campaign to the civil rights movement, fast food workers from across the country voted Saturday to escalate their e ...
    July 26, 2014 - 11:31 pm
  • Chicago girl mourned amid new shootings

    FOREST PARK – Mourners said farewell Saturday to an 11-year-old Chicago girl who was killed by a stray bullet during a slumber party, a day after an a ...
    July 26, 2014 - 10:39 pm
  • Men charged in alleged theft of used cooking oil

    BELLEVILLE – Three men have been charged with felonies in southwest Illinois for what police say was the theft of 10,000 gallons of used cooking oil.
    July 26, 2014 - 10:38 pm
  • Display honors all military branches

    BLOOMINGTON – A 25-foot tall flag pole flying a 5-by-8-foot Stars and Stripes at an east-side business was a step up from the small flag that used to ...
    July 26, 2014 - 10:39 pm
  • Illinois State board picks new chairman

    NORMAL– Illinois State University's trustees have elected a veteran board member as their new chairman.
    July 26, 2014 - 10:38 pm
  • Kirk again calls for removal of VA hospital director

    BERWYN – Illinois Sen. Mark Kirk continues to call for the removal of upper management at Hines VA Hospital outside Chicago.
    July 26, 2014 - 10:38 pm
  • Dropping crop prices may push rents down

    URBANA – Farmers who rent land will probably need to renegotiate what they pay after watching corn and soybean prices fall, a process that could uncom ...
    July 26, 2014 - 10:38 pm
  • Boone County man held in alleged child battering

    BELVIDERE – A Machesney Park man being held on $300,000 bond for allegedly battering his girlfriend's 7-month old child faces additional charges of as ...
    July 26, 2014 - 10:38 pm
  • N.J. Gov. Christie campaigns for Rauner in Chicago

    CHICAGO – New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he plans to fight for Republican Bruce Rauner in what he called one of the most important governor’s rac ...
    July 25, 2014 - 11:54 pm
  • Fast-food workers prepare to escalate wage demands

    CHICAGO – Fast food workers said they're prepared to escalate their campaign for higher wages and union representation, starting with a national conve ...
    July 25, 2014 - 11:50 pm
  • ATF director to tour new Chicago gun center

    CHICAGO (AP) — U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin of Illinois toured a new Chicago center authorities say may help stem gun-related violence in the nation's third ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:37 pm
  • Feds' immigrant figures may not give full story

    CHICAGO (AP) — Recent data released by the federal government may reflect only a fraction of how many unaccompanied children apprehended at the U.S.-M ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:11 pm
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