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  • Springfield mayor wants body cameras for police

    SPRINGFIELD – The mayor of Springfield says he wants police officers to start wearing body cameras next year.
    Sept. 3, 2014 - 8:41 am
  • Police: Chicago man runs over baby in SUV

    CHICAGO – A Chicago man has been charged with battery after police say he hit his girlfriend and her 7-year-old son before running over her 8-month-ol ...
    Sept. 3, 2014 - 8:42 am
  • Suburban Chicago man sentenced for killing infant

    WAUKEGAN – A judge has sentenced a suburban Chicago man to 30 years in prison for killing his then-girlfriend's 5-month-old son and dumping the body i ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 11:33 pm
  • Illinois woman rescued after day stuck in mud

    CARMI – White County officials rescued a woman who spent more than a day trapped in mud near the Little Wabash River in southern Illinois.
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 11:33 pm
  • First medical marijuana tally expected next week

    CHICAGO – Illinois officials say they expect to get the first indications next week of how many patients are applying for special ID cards allowing th ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 11:33 pm
  • School starts in Chicago with more safety guards

    CHICAGO – School opened in Chicago on Tuesday, with children and parents making their way past security guards whose bright neon vests served as a rem ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 11:33 pm
  • Gubernatorial candidates discuss jobs, veterans

    CHICAGO – The candidates for Illinois governor kicked off the post-Labor Day campaign season Tuesday, with Gov. Pat Quinn publicizing his efforts to l ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 11:31 pm
  • Ill. prisons are dealing with backup power issues

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois Department of Corrections officials have asked the state’s correctional facilities to retest emergency power equipment after an ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 11:32 pm
  • Climatologist says August warmed up in Illinois

    CHAMPAIGN – The Illinois state climatologist says that after a cooler-than-usual July the summer finally turned warmer in August. And the season has b ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 11:56 am
  • Illinois prisons struggle with backup power issues

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois Department of Corrections officials are investigating a prison power outage to decide whether the state's correctional faciliti ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 10:47 am
  • Illinois starts accepting medical marijuana requests

    CHICAGO – Thousands of patients in Illinois will be able to apply for special ID cards allowing them to use medical marijuana under a new state law.
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 9:10 am
  • Patients to start applying for marijuana

    SPRINGFIELD – One unanswered question about a new state law legalizing medical marijuana is just how many Illinois residents will actually ask for per ...
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 9:54 pm
  • Illinois to spend another $102M on high-speed rail

    CHICAGO – The state of Illinois will spent $102 million to build a bridge over the Kankakee River along with other improvements as part of high-speed ...
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 9:54 pm
  • Beyond governor race, big stakes in Illinois vote

    CHICAGO – Anyone in Illinois who’s turned on a television in recent weeks knows the race for governor is shaping up as a no-holds-barred, no-expenses- ...
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 9:54 pm
  • US Rep. Duckworth announces she's pregnant

    CHICAGO – U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth says she's pregnant and expecting a baby girl in early December.
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 12:01 pm
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