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  • Chicago police shoot, kill 2 Sunday night

    CHICAGO – Chicago police officers shot and killed two armed men in separate incidents on Sunday night on the city's South Side, the department said.
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 11:17 pm
  • Biden, Christie in Illinois for governor’s race

    CHICAGO – The closely watched race for Illinois governor got a high-profile boost Monday with Vice President Joe Biden fundraising for Gov. Pat Quinn ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 12:37 am
  • Quinn vetoes Illinois ridesharing regulations

    CHICAGO – Taxicab companies and others seeking statewide regulation of the emerging ridesharing industry pushed for a legislative override Monday afte ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 11:17 pm
  • Quinn vetoes Illinois ridesharing regulations

    CHICAGO – A taxicab industry spokeswoman says Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn has vetoed legislation that would've given customers some protection in the emer ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 10:34 am
  • Police: Southern Illinois plant explosion kills 2

    GRANITE CITY – Police say two people are dead and more are injured after an explosion at a recycling plant in southern Illinois.
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 9:06 am
  • Chicago police shoot, kill 2 Sunday night

    CHICAGO – Chicago police officials say officers have shot and killed two people in separate incidents.
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 8:42 am
  • Mediation fails to settle Galesburg teacher strike

    GALESBURG – Thousands of students are staying home again in Galesburg as a weekend mediation session between a teachers union and the board of educati ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 8:42 am
  • Pediatricians' Rx for schools: Later start times

    CHICAGO – Pediatricians have a new prescription for schools: later start times for teens.Delaying th ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 8:41 am
  • Flood damage victims should be wary of scams

    CHICAGO – A nonprofit consumer group is cautioning people who suffered flood damage in recent heavy rains about dishonest contractors.
    Aug. 24, 2014 - 11:26 pm
  • Layoffs raise more issues in hiring case

    SPRINGFIELD – Gov. Pat Quinn’s unexpected move to deal with a scathing report about political hiring in his administration will not put the jobs scand ...
    Aug. 24, 2014 - 11:22 pm
  • Chicago’s Pullman site could become national park

    CHICAGO – It was a different kind of company town. Chicago’s Pullman neighborhood, built by industrialist George M. Pullman in the 19th century, was a ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 11:00 pm
  • Federal subpoena sought email of ex-Quinn advisers

    CHICAGO – A federal grand jury has subpoenaed the emails of three former top advisers to Gov. Pat Quinn, including a onetime chief of staff, as part o ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 10:59 pm
  • Rauner dealt double blows over Illinois ballot

    SPRINGFIELD – Illlinois Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner suffered a double blow Friday with the approval of a Nov. 4 ballot that does n ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 11:19 pm
  • Report: State agency broke hiring rules for years

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Transportation circumvented rules devised to keep politics out of state jobs and improperly hired more than 2 ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 11:18 pm
  • Unions want expedited ruling in pensions suit

    SPRINGFIELD – A coalition of labor unions and state retirees is asking a judge for an expedited ruling in a case challenging the constitutionality of ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 11:18 pm
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