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  • 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
  • Palos Hills residents believe plane crash in lot saved lives

    CHICAGO – People living in Palos Hills on Monday looked at scattered pieces of a small plane and wondered if the last act of the pilot before his deat ...
    Oct. 13, 2014 - 11:57 pm
  • Chicago-area air traffic control center reopens 17 days after fire grounded flights

    AURORA — A suburban Chicago air traffic center reopened early Monday, more than two weeks after damage from a deliberately set fire forced the cancell ...
    Oct. 13, 2014 - 9:22 am
  • Police: 3 die in Chicago suburb small plane crash

    PALOS HILLS, Ill. (AP) — Three people have died aboard a small plane that crashed on the only vacant lot in a dense Chicago suburb of single-family ho ...
    Oct. 13, 2014 - 7:18 am
  • Funeral set for 2 nuns killed in suburban crash

    TINLEY PARK – Funeral services for two nuns who died in an 11-vehicle crash in suburban Chicago last weekend will be held next week.
    Oct. 11, 2014 - 11:15 pm
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