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  • Champaign, University of Illinois police warn of robberies after campus attacks

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Champaign and University of Illinois police are urging people to travel in pairs following a string of attacks on campus.
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 10:29 am
  • USDA: Illinois corn, soybean harvests slogs along

    SPRINGFIELD — The U.S. Department of Agriculture says corn and soybean harvests in Illinois are limping along.
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 9:56 am
  • Bradley man has chance to gut alligators

    BRADLEY (AP) — A recent advertisement in a specialty publication for trappers probably wouldn't catch just any reader's eye. But it fascinated Rendal ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 9:48 am
  • 5 Illinois school districts testing emergency response system

    QUINCY (AP) — Five school districts in Illinois are testing an emergency response system that gives first responders instant access to information suc ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 9:24 am
  • Former county treasurer gets 4 years in theft case

    ALEDO – The former treasurer of western Illinois’ Mercer County has been sentenced to four years in prison for stealing $13,000 from his county’s E911 ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 12:09 am
  • Sears plans to raise more cash via rights offering

    HOFFMAN ESTATES – Sears is looking to raise more cash, announcing that it is planning a rights offering that may raise up to $625 million.
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 12:09 am
  • 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
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