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  • FAA chief visits sabotaged Chicago-area facility

    AURORA – The head of the Federal Aviation Administration and lawmakers toured a sabotaged Aurora air traffic facility on Friday, saying they were shoc ...
    Oct. 3, 2014 - 11:13 pm
  • GOP eyes voter rolls in midst of close Illinois campaign

    CHICAGO – In a sign of how close the contest for control of President Barack Obama’s home state is expected to be, Illinois Republicans are mounting w ...
    Oct. 4, 2014 - 12:08 am
  • Illinois man gets 53 years for Percy fire that killed 4 children

    CHESTER (AP) — An Illinois man was sentenced to 53 years in prison for setting a Percy house fire that killed four children last year.
    Oct. 3, 2014 - 4:20 pm
  • Michelle Obama to urge Pat Quinn supporters to vote early in Illinois

    CHICAGO — Michelle Obama will encourage supporters of Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn to cast their ballots early this year.
    Oct. 3, 2014 - 3:57 pm
  • Tightrope walker Nik Wallenda to add blindfold to Chicago high-rise walk

    CHICAGO — Tightrope walker Nik Wallenda says he'll wear a blindfold next month when he crosses from one Chicago high-rise building to another.
    Oct. 3, 2014 - 11:48 am
  • Illinois man pleads guilty in Granite City home invasion, hammer beating

    EDWARDSVILLE — A southwestern Illinois man faces up to 30 years in prison after admitting his role in pummeling a man with a hammer and metal bar duri ...
    Oct. 3, 2014 - 11:16 am
  • Election: Illinois Republicans eye voter rolls amid close campaign

    CHICAGO — In a sign of how close the contest for control of President Barack Obama's home state is expected to be, Illinois Republicans are mounting w ...
    Oct. 3, 2014 - 11:41 am
  • Joliet teacher contract includes pay hikes

    JOLIET – Joliet Grade School District 86 teachers have negotiated a contract with wage increases of more than 3 percent.
    Oct. 3, 2014 - 8:42 am
  • NIU hazing case continued; no plea deals reached

    SYCAMORE – The case against five men accused of hazing in connection with the death of Northern Illinois University freshman David Bogenberger was con ...
    Oct. 3, 2014 - 8:38 am
  • Waukegan schools close as teachers' strike begins

    WAUKEGAN – The school superintendent in Waukegan says there will be no classes after teachers went on strike in the Chicago suburb.
    Oct. 3, 2014 - 12:04 am
  • Sears to raise cash through Canadian ops sale

    HOFFMAN ESTATES – Sears, sorely in need of cash, is selling most of its stake in its Canadian unit to raise as much as $380 million.
    Oct. 3, 2014 - 12:03 am
  • Ex-Chicago police commander in halfway house

    CHICAGO – Some men who said they were tortured by Jon Burge on Thursday renewed calls for compensation from the city of Chicago as the former police c ...
    Oct. 3, 2014 - 12:03 am
  • Trader indicted for manipulating commodity prices

    CHICAGO – A New Jersey high-frequency trader is facing charges for allegedly manipulating commodities prices by issuing false signals to the market an ...
    Oct. 3, 2014 - 12:02 am
  • FAA chief to visit sabotaged Chicago-area air traffic control center

    CHICAGO (AP) — The head of the Federal Aviation Administration will visit a regional control center sabotaged by a fire that shut down Chicago's two i ...
    Oct. 2, 2014 - 6:15 pm
  • Obama stumps for Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn during Chicago visit

    CHICAGO — Gov. Pat Quinn got some help from his friend President Barack Obama on Thursday as the Democratic governor fights to hold on to his office f ...
    Oct. 2, 2014 - 6:08 pm
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