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  • Illinois pet sets Guiness World Record for tallest cow

    ORANGEVILLE — A 6-foot-4-inch cow owned by an Illinois woman was recently dubbed the world's tallest.
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 9:59 am
  • Obama plans push to help 7 Dem governor hopefuls

    WASHINGTON (AP) — In the final days of the midterm elections, President Barack Obama is planning a major campaign push in seven governor's races acros ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 6:44 am
  • Illinois Supreme Court expands electronic filing

    CHICAGO – The Illinois Supreme Court has said it will start giving courts a chance to electronically file criminal and traffic case documents.
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 11:46 pm
  • Orangeville pet dubbed world's tallest cow

    ORANGEVILLE – A 6-foot-4-inch cow owned by an Orangeville woman was recently dubbed the world's tallest.
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 11:46 pm
  • Elgin OKs chicken pilot program for 15 families

    ELGIN – A Chicago suburb is welcoming a select group of feathered friends to 15 backyards in a pilot program for keeping chickens.
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 11:45 pm
  • Proposed Illinois school funding formula would affect McHenry County, lawmakers and officials warn

    McHENRY – A proposed school funding formula would be devastating to the collar counties and their school districts, one state legislator told local sc ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 2:25 pm
  • Illinois governor hopefuls face off in 2nd debate

    CHICAGO – Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican Bruce Rauner defended their records on minority hiring, public safety and gun control on Tuesday during the se ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 9:29 pm
  • Advocate, Centegra hospitals stress diligence, preparation to guard against Ebola

    ELGIN – Days after a patient at Advocate Sherman Hospital in Elgin was isolated and evaluated for Ebola – it was ruled out Friday – health care offici ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 6:49 am
  • Prosecutor backs Illinois inmate's clemency bid in 1992 Madison County shooting

    EDWARDSVILLE — The prosecutor of a man serving a 90-year prison sentence for a 1992 southwestern Illinois shooting that killed his former girlfriend a ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 10:40 am
  • 92-year-old man died in Homer Glen farm accident

    HOMER GLEN – A 92-year-old man was crushed to death Saturday after a truck rolled down his driveway.
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 10:28 am
  • Illinois governor hopefuls to meet for 2nd debate

    CHICAGO (AP) — Republican Bruce Rauner (ROW'-nur) and Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn will debate for a second time as they battle to become Illinois' next ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 8:11 am
  • Waukegan plans mediated talks amid teacher strike

    WAUKEGAN – Teachers continue to strike in Waukegan after negotiations between the school district and teachers union during the weekend.
    Oct. 13, 2014 - 11:54 pm
  • Chicago CEO shot by employee dies of injuries

    CHICAGO – Authorities said the Chicago businessman wounded by a disgruntled employee in July has died from his injuries.
    Oct. 13, 2014 - 11:55 pm
  • Armed man dies after being shot by Chicago police

    CHICAGO (AP) — Authorities say a 25-year-old Chicago man was fatally shot after he pointed a gun at police.
    Oct. 13, 2014 - 5:45 pm
  • Illinois governor race: Bruce Rauner explains 'right to work zones'

    CHICAGO — Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner says his campaign proposal to create so-called "right to work zones" also means designating ...
    Oct. 13, 2014 - 11:54 pm
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