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  • Illinois treasurer race heats up over accusations

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois Republican candidate for Treasurer Tom Cross' campaign accused his Democratic opponent Tuesday of financial mismanagement and p ...
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 8:44 pm
  • Illinois state education reports from 2013 overdue

    SPRINGFIELD – Problems collecting information have forced a delay in the release of last year's state education reports, Illinois State Board of Educa ...
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 8:43 pm
  • Illinois treasurer race heats up over accusations

    SPRINGFIELD – The normally lackluster race for Illinois state treasurer is becoming increasingly contentious.
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 2:45 pm
  • Moline parents plead not guilty in son's death

    ROCK ISLAND — The parents of an infant boy have pleaded not guilty to charges that they caused his death by rolling over onto him while sleeping and i ...
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 11:36 am
  • Prosecutor: Evidence from 100 Alton cases missing

    EDWARDSVILLE — Authorities in southwestern Illinois are trying to determine how and why evidence in more than 100 Alton cases has been destroyed or di ...
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 11:35 am
  • Illinois state education reports from 2013 overdue

    SPRINGFIELD — Problems collecting information have forced a delay in the release of last year's state education reports, Illinois State Board of Educa ...
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 11:34 am
  • Illinois man dies in fall while trimming trees

    EDWARDSVILLE – Southwestern Illinois officials say a 75-year-old man has died from a fall while trimming trees.
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 9:18 am
  • Quinn, Rauner clash over foreign investments

    CHICAGO – As one of the nation's most competitive governor's races picks up, voters in Illinois are hearing a whole lot about a British territory thou ...
    Aug. 11, 2014 - 11:58 pm
  • Illinois suspends medical license over prescribing

    CHICAGO – Illinois regulators have suspended the license of a Chicago psychiatrist who allegedly prescribed a risky drug to thousands of Medicare and ...
    Aug. 11, 2014 - 4:18 pm
  • Quinn signs Pace shoulder-riding program into law

    CHICAGO — Legislation that allows a suburban Chicago bus agency's vehicles to ride on the shoulders of a major roadway is now law.
    Aug. 11, 2014 - 1:23 pm
  • Quinn calls on Rauner to confirm debates

    CHICAGO — Gov. Pat Quinn has called on Republican challenger Bruce Rauner to "come out of the gopher hole" and commit to debates ahead of the general ...
    Aug. 11, 2014 - 1:22 pm
  • Arrest in theft of Illinois hospital laughing gas

    PEORIA — A 33-year-old central Illinois man has been charged in connection with the theft of laughing gas from the hospital where he worked.
    Aug. 11, 2014 - 11:17 am
  • Illinois concealed carry process getting easier

    CARBONDALE – There are signs that the initial rush of applications for permits to carry concealed weapons in Illinois is slowing down and the process ...
    Aug. 11, 2014 - 10:23 am
  • Illinois governor, opponent clash over investments

    CHICAGO – As one of the nation's most competitive governor's races picks up, voters in Illinois are hearing a whole lot about a British territory thou ...
    Aug. 11, 2014 - 8:35 am
  • Illinois man injured watching demolition derby

    MILLEDGEVILLE – Authorities in northwestern Illinois say a man was injured while watching the Carroll County Fair demolition derby.
    Aug. 11, 2014 - 8:33 am
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