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  • Quinn, Rauner school counting differs

    SPRINGFIELD – Whether education funding in Illinois rose or fell under Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn depends on whose money you’re talking about, and duri ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 11:51 pm
  • Ebola screening starts at Chicago's O'Hare Airport

    CHICAGO – Screening for the Ebola virus is to begin at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport.Custom ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 8:57 am
  • Holiday Hills shooting suspect 'safely in custody;' McHenry County deputies recovering

    BREAKING NEWS UPDATE: The McHenry County Sheriff's Office has tweeted that the suspect in the Holiday Hills shooting of two McHenry County Sheriff's ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 5:35 pm
  • Orangeville pet dubbed world's tallest cow

    ORANGEVILLE – A 6-foot-4-inch cow owned by an Illinois woman was recently dubbed the world's tallest.
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 8:45 am
  • Waukegan teachers strike enters 8th school day

    WAUKEGAN – Waukegan's approximately 17,000 students are out of class for an eighth school day as the district and teachers union remain apart in contr ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 8:44 am
  • 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 - 10:02 pm
  • Orangeville pet dubbed world’s tallest cow

    ORANGEVILLE – A 6-foot-4-inch cow owned by an Orangeville woman was recently dubbed the world’s tallest.
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 9:59 pm
  • No vote on Illinois fracking rules until November

    CHICAGO – An Illinois legislative panel has put off voting on rules for high-volume oil and gas extraction until next month, as it grapples with how t ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 9:52 pm
  • 'Sovereign citizen' sentenced for bogus liens

    CHICAGO – A self-proclaimed adherent of the "sovereign citizen" movement who was convicted in June of filing bogus liens against federal judges and ot ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 9:51 pm
  • Republican 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 - 11:23 pm
  • Chicago-area air traffic center fully operational

    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 - 11:23 pm
  • Pilot crash lands in vacant lot in Chicago suburb

    CHICAGO – People living in a Chicago suburb on Monday looked at scattered pieces of a small plane and wondered if the last act of the pilot before his ...
    Oct. 13, 2014 - 11:23 pm
  • Ex-prosecutor talk of town after murder charge

    QUINCY – Few in this former port city along the Mississippi River had more cachet than Curtis Lovelace: an all-Big Ten football player, longtime prose ...
    Oct. 12, 2014 - 11:41 pm
  • Sabotaged air traffic center close to reopening

    CHICAGO – The Federal Aviation Administration said teams have completed testing on almost all critical systems and equipment at a sabotaged suburban C ...
    Oct. 12, 2014 - 11:27 pm
  • 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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