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  • Feds' immigrant figures may not give full story

    CHICAGO (AP) — Recent data released by the federal government may reflect only a fraction of how many unaccompanied children apprehended at the U.S.-M ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:10 pm
  • NJ Gov. Christie to campaign for Rauner in Chicago

    CHICAGO (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is stopping in Chicago Friday to support Republican Bruce Rauner's campaign for Illinois governor, a rac ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:08 pm
  • Man, 18, charged in child death held without bond

    CHICAGO (AP) — A Cook County judge has ordered an 18-year-old charged in the shooting death of an 11-year-old held without bond.
    July 25, 2014 - 3:03 pm
  • Emerald ash borer found in central Illinois

    SPRINGFIELD — The Illinois Department of Agriculture says the destructive emerald ash borer has been found in two central Illinois counties.
    July 25, 2014 - 12:04 pm
  • Cook County to get $4.7 million for construction

    CHICAGO – Cook County is getting more than $4.7 million from the state for construction projects, including new roofs for buildings at area colleges.
    July 25, 2014 - 8:55 am
  • Chicago authorities charge man in child’s death

    CHICAGO – A Chicago teen accused of shooting dead an 11-year-old girl was aiming his gun at members of a rival gang when a bullet struck the girl as s ...
    July 24, 2014 - 11:54 pm
  • Chicago lawyer named ambassador to Czech Republic

    CHICAGO – A Chicago attorney has been confirmed as the United States’ ambassador to the Czech Republic.
    July 24, 2014 - 11:54 pm
  • Cook County to cut buildings’ carbon emissions

    CHICAGO – Cook County buildings will be getting greener.The county’s Board of Commissioners has appr ...
    July 24, 2014 - 11:53 pm
  • Insurers owe more than $8M in refunds in Illinois

    CHICAGO – The federal government said more than 108,000 Illinois health insurance customers will benefit from more than $8 million in refunds because ...
    July 24, 2014 - 11:54 pm
  • Skydiver dies during WWII-style jump in Oklahoma

    FREDERICK, Oklahoma – A skydiver from central Illinois was killed earlier this week while taking part in a demonstration jump in Oklahoma to honor Wor ...
    July 24, 2014 - 11:47 pm
  • Man held in 1992 strangling death of Illinois teen

    CHICAGO – More than two decades after the strangling death of an Illinois teenager, a 71-year-old man was arrested in California in connection with th ...
    July 24, 2014 - 11:47 pm
  • GOP Rauner’s campaign ad used made-up headlines

    SPRINGFIELD – A campaign ad from the Republican candidate for Illinois governor is being called into question for tailoring – and even making up – hea ...
    July 24, 2014 - 11:47 pm
  • GOP Rauner's campaign ad used made-up headlines

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A campaign ad from the Republican candidate for Illinois governor is being called into question for tailoring — and even maki ...
    July 24, 2014 - 3:17 pm
  • Quinn: Rauner ad shows 'pattern of dishonesty'

    CHICAGO (AP) — Gov. Pat Quinn has blasted a new commercial by his Republican opponent in which headlines from news stories appear doctored.
    July 24, 2014 - 3:10 pm
  • Jobless rates fall in all Illinois metro areas

    CHICAGO — The state Department of Employment Security says unemployment rates dropped in June in all 12 Illinois metro areas. It was the third straigh ...
    July 24, 2014 - 1:27 pm
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