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  • Obama stumps for Gov. 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 - 11:41 pm
  • Feds: Chicago trader made $1.5M by manipulating prices

    CHICAGO – A high-frequency trader in New Jersey is facing charges for allegedly manipulating commodities prices by issuing false signals to the market ...
    Oct. 2, 2014 - 2:23 pm
  • Burglars grab ATM in Joliet break-in, but get no cash

    JOLIET – Burglars hauled an ATM machine out of a Jefferson Street restaurant early Thursday, but were unable to get any cash.
    Oct. 2, 2014 - 1:57 pm
  • Police: South Elgin man, 30, found drunk in public 3 times last weekend

    ST. CHARLES – A 30-year-old man was cited three times last weekend with public drunkenness – and the last time happened less than two hours after he w ...
    Oct. 2, 2014 - 1:56 pm
  • Harvard Motorola building's owner owes $329K in late property taxes

    HARVARD – Electricity at the Motorola building has been turned off since the spring. When showing the building to prospective tenants or buyers, Charl ...
    Oct. 2, 2014 - 1:53 pm
  • No applicants vying for medical marijuana dispensary licenses in DeKalb

    CHICAGO – Illinois officials released figures Thursday detailing how medical marijuana business applications are distributed around the state, the fir ...
    Oct. 2, 2014 - 1:14 pm
  • Obama raising campaign cash for Pat Quinn

    CHICAGO – President Barack Obama is helping raise campaign cash in the home stretch for Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn.
    Oct. 2, 2014 - 12:43 pm
  • White Ohio woman sues Cook County sperm bank over sperm from black donor

    CLEVELAND – An Ohio woman has sued a Chicago-area sperm bank after she became pregnant with sperm donated by a black man instead of a white man as she ...
    Oct. 2, 2014 - 10:44 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. 2, 2014 - 9:18 am
  • Civil War cannonball found at Rock Island Arsenal

    ROCK ISLAND – A construction crew has unearthed a Civil War-era cannonball at the Rock Island Arsenal.
    Oct. 2, 2014 - 8:41 am
  • Governor candidates' views on Obama library evolve

    CHICAGO – The candidates for Illinois governor have evolving views on who should pay for a potential presidential library in President Barack Obama's ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 9:50 pm
  • IDOC: No need to review rules on convict contact

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois Department of Corrections officials say there's no need to review rules about prison administrators' contact with ex-convicts a ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 3:12 pm
  • Romeoville house fire was accidental, fire chief says

    ROMEOVILLE – Investigators have determined the fire that destroyed a house Tuesday started accidentally.
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 11:50 am
  • Batavia man faces 12 charges in St. Charles traffic incident

    ST. CHARLES – A Batavia man racked up 12 charges – including five felonies – from a drive through St. Charles early Friday that ended with him spinnin ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 11:49 am
  • Peoria man gets 25 years in beating death

    PEORIA (AP) – A Peoria man has been sentenced to 25 years behind bars for beating a man to death with a board.
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 8:24 am
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