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  • Anonymous donor gives $25,000 for Illinois park

    BERLIN, Ill. (AP) — An anonymous donor has given $25,000 for playground equipment at a central Illinois park.
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 8:41 am
  • Police: Nude man tried to rob Rockford bank

    ROCKFORD – Rockford police have arrested a 32-year-old man they say tried to rob a bank while naked.
    Aug. 16, 2014 - 11:57 pm
  • U.S. service members say private cars are missing

    SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE – Hundreds of U.S. service members are reporting that their privately owned vehicles have gone missing or been damaged while bein ...
    Aug. 16, 2014 - 11:57 pm
  • Native Americans connect to past with gardens

    CHICAGO – A train roars by as Native American children and instructors climb up a railroad embankment in Chicago, headed toward a barren patch of land ...
    Aug. 16, 2014 - 11:54 pm
  • Dixon plant to expand, add 40 jobs over 3 years

    DIXON, Ill. (AP) — A manufacturing company plans to expand its plant in the northern Illinois town of Dixon, adding 40 new jobs over the next three ye ...
    Aug. 16, 2014 - 8:38 am
  • Watch party Sunday for Jackie Robinson West game

    CHICAGO (AP) — Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the Chicago Park District are teaming up to host a second watch party for a city team that's in the Little Leagu ...
    Aug. 16, 2014 - 8:37 am
  • Event to raise money for Old State Capitol grounds

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The bicentennial of Illinois' statehood is still four years away, but it's apparently not too soon to start preparing.
    Aug. 16, 2014 - 8:36 am
  • Meeting will discuss Pullman neighborhood's legacy

    CHICAGO – An upcoming Illinois Historic Preservation Agency meeting will explore possible options for including Chicago's Pullman neighborhood in the ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 10:15 pm
  • Police: Man dons burqa disguise to commit ATM theft

    CHICAGO – Authorities say a security guard donned a burqa to disguise himself as he stole $168,000 from a La Grange ATM this week.
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 10:11 pm
  • Chicago couple charged with murder at Indonesian resort

    BALI, Indonesia – Indonesian police charged an American couple with murder Friday after the body of the woman's 62-year-old mother was found stuffed i ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 10:08 pm
  • Illinois to end relationship with lottery vendor

    CHICAGO – Illinois will end its contract with the private vendor that operates the $2 billion-a-year state lottery over "serious concerns" with compan ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 4:00 pm
  • 'Fort Knox' security for Illinois marijuana trade

    CHICAGO – Medical marijuana in Illinois will be encased in vaults, monitored by security guards and protected by fingerprint-recognition biometrics.
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 2:26 pm
  • Deere to lay off 600 employees at Midwest sites

    MOLINE — Agricultural equipment maker Deere is announcing it will indefinitely lay off more than 600 employees at four of its factories in the Midwest ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 10:09 am
  • Alton woman sentenced for neglect of mother

    EDWARDSVILLE — An Alton woman has been sentenced to five and a half years in prison after pleading guilty to criminal neglect of her elderly mother.
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 9:13 am
  • Illinois school guard charged with sexual assault

    EAST ST. LOUIS — St. Clair County officials have charged an East St. Louis high school security guard with having sex with a minor.
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 9:12 am
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