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  • Illinois governor candidates Pat Quinn, Bruce Rauner spar on finance, jobs

    CHICAGO – Locked in a neck-and-neck contest ahead of November, Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican challenger Bruce Rauner sparred on jobs, Illinois’ financ ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 12:07 am
  • Batavia man charged with sexual abuse

    BATAVIA – A 38-year-old man charged with multiple counts of criminal sexual abuse is due in court Wednesday for a status hearing.
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 2:50 pm
  • Obama keeps his schedule clear to focus on Ebola

    CHICAGO — Rarely one to leave anything to chance, President Barack Obama is playing it by ear this week as his administration's response to the Ebola ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 1:10 pm
  • Obama casts his vote early in Chicago for 2014 midterm elections

    CHICAGO — President Barack Obama has cast his vote early for the 2014 midterm elections.Obama voted ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 12:45 pm
  • Chicago woman charged with murder in stabbing death of boyfriend

    CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago woman has been ordered held on $500,000 bond in the stabbing death of her boyfriend.
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 1:17 pm
  • Chicago man accused of whipping 13-year-old with electric cord

    CHICAGO (AP) — Authorities have charged a Chicago man who they say whipped a 13-year-old relative with an electric cord after he was sent home for not ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 9:44 am
  • Chicago teen killed by stray bullet while sitting in apartment, police say

    CHICAGO — Cook County authorities say an 18-year-old woman has died after being shot by a stray bullet while sitting in a Chicago apartment.
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 9:19 am
  • 3rd Illinois governor debate: What to watch as Pat Quinn, Bruce Rauner face off again

    CHICAGO — Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican challenger Bruce Rauner are gearing up for their third and likely final televised debate Monday, lock ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 9:08 am
  • Homeless man found dead in wooded area in Elgin

    ELGIN – Authorities say a homeless man has been found dead in Elgin.Local media reported the man’s b ...
    Oct. 19, 2014 - 11:18 pm
  • Obama urges Quinn supporters to vote early

    CHICAGO – President Barack Obama returned to his hometown Sunday in a bid to whip up support for Gov. Pat Quinn, as Democrats fight to hold control of ...
    Oct. 19, 2014 - 11:23 pm
  • Better Business Bureau warns of Ebola scams in Chicago, northern Illinois

    CHICAGO — The Better Business Bureau and several government agencies are warning the public to be on the lookout for scams related to the Ebola virus.
    Oct. 19, 2014 - 9:24 am
  • George Lucas fills in details on Chicago museum

    CHICAGO – George Lucas is filling in some details on his planned art and movie memorabilia museum, including how the California native settled on Chic ...
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 9:02 pm
  • Illinois voters to face a rare 5 ballot questions

    CHICAGO – When Illinois voters cast ballots for the November election, they will have a rare opportunity to weigh in on nearly half a dozen hot-button ...
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 9:03 pm
  • 5-hour Monmouth police standoff ends with arrest in western Illinois

    MONMOUTH (AP) — A standoff in western Illinois that lasted five and a half hours has ended with the arrest of a 26-year-old man.
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 10:00 am
  • Cause of Ashton police chief's death still undetermined

    ASHTON (AP) — Authorities still don't know what caused the death of the police chief in the northern Illinois village of Ashton.
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 9:57 am
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