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  • SIU outlines steps to prevent sexual assault

    CARBONDALE – Students, faculty and staff at Southern Illinois University will undergo more rigorous programs on sexual assault awareness and preventio ...
    July 19, 2014 - 11:15 pm
  • Chicago girl killed by stray bullet at sleepover

    CHICAGO – An 11-year-old Chicago girl has died after being struck in the head by a stray bullet while she was at a friend's house for a sleepover.
    July 19, 2014 - 11:15 pm
  • Peoria murder trial focuses on Internet searches

    PEORIA – The Internet search history on a computer belonging to a former Baptist missionary accused of killing his wife included queries on various wa ...
    July 19, 2014 - 11:15 pm
  • Car plunges into Naperville quarry, killing 2

    NAPERVILLE – A car has plunged into a water-filled quarry in the Chicago suburb of Naperville, killing two passengers who were unable to escape the ve ...
    July 19, 2014 - 11:15 pm
  • Given life term, inmate hopes for clemency

    GREENVILLE – From the very start, Scott Walker refused to believe he would die in prison.Arrested an ...
    July 19, 2014 - 11:50 pm
  • Cubs sue over fake mascot that got into bar fight

    CHICAGO – The Chicago Cubs have filed a lawsuit against several people whom the team accuses of being behind a fake mascot that has been engaging in b ...
    July 19, 2014 - 11:14 pm
  • Illinois law a boost to ex-offenders seeking jobs

    CHICAGO (AP) — Gov. Pat Quinn has signed legislation requiring private employers in Illinois to first evaluate job applicants' skills then ask about c ...
    July 19, 2014 - 12:04 pm
  • Stretch of Chicago roadway named for Mandela

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    July 18, 2014 - 11:35 pm
  • Malaysians in Chicago hold vigil for crash victims

    CHICAGO – Dozens gathered in Chicago to light candles in memory of those killed in the downing of a Malaysian Airlines jetliner over eastern Ukraine.
    July 18, 2014 - 11:35 pm
  • Chicago Police Board fires police sergeant

    CHICAGO – The Chicago Police Board has fired a police sergeant whose gun was used in the death of a woman.
    July 18, 2014 - 11:34 pm
  • Man not guilty of trying to kill Decatur officer

    DECATUR – A jury in central Illinois has cleared a man of charges that he tried to kill a Decatur police detective wounded during a raid last year.
    July 18, 2014 - 11:34 pm
  • Chicago man convicted in 5 shooting deaths

    CHICAGO – A jury has convicted a Chicago man of murder in the 2008 killings of five people shot execution-style in the head after a robbery on the cit ...
    July 18, 2014 - 11:34 pm
  • Waterloo police probe stabbing death

    WATERLOO, Ill. (AP) — Police in Monroe County's Waterloo say a 28-year-old man has been stabbed to death in what is the southwestern Illinois city's f ...
    July 18, 2014 - 4:14 pm
  • GOP groups target Democrats' House supermajority

    CHICAGO (AP) — National Republican legislative groups say eliminating Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan's Democratic supermajority is among the t ...
    July 18, 2014 - 3:17 pm
  • Prosecutors say Blagojevich lawyers misread ruling

    CHICAGO – Prosecutors responding to a new argument in Rod Blagojevich's appeal say the former governor's lawyers have misrepresented a U.S. Supreme Co ...
    July 18, 2014 - 11:33 pm
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