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  • Northern Illinois enrollment drops during spring semester

    DEKALB (AP) – For the first time in at least four years spring enrollment at Northern Illinois Unive ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 9:26 pm
  • Police: 3 dead in suburban Chicago apparent murder-suicide

    OAK FOREST (AP) – Police say they found a father, mother and their teenage son dead in suburban Chic ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 9:28 pm
  • Illinois State Museum says it has reached deal to reopen

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) – The agency that oversees the Illinois State Museum has reached an agreement with ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 9:24 pm
  • College-accrediting agency sends warning amid budget impasse

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) – The state budget impasse could have “significant” consequences for the public col ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 9:24 pm
  • Jail hopes to use wind turbine for power in Freeport

    FREEPORT (AP) – Officials at one northern Illinois county jail hope to install a 120-foot wind turbine in an effort to cut electricity costs by 40 to ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 9:39 pm
  • Democrats vying for U.S. Senate talk up experience, background

    CHICAGO (AP) – Meeting for the first time this election season, the three Illinois Democrats vying for U.S. Senate worked to distinguish themselves fr ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 9:34 pm
  • Public can't attend Obama's speech at Illinois House

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) – A spokesman for Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan says the public will not b ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 9:16 pm
  • Rockford becoming more violent

    ROCKFORD (AP) – Rockford last year saw a 24 percent surge in violent crimes, driven by rising youth ...
    Feb. 7, 2016 - 11:07 pm
  • School funding overhaul again faces long odds in Springfield

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) – Lawmakers of all stripes have pledged support in recent weeks for overhauling the ...
    Feb. 7, 2016 - 10:49 pm
  • Police: 6 dead in Chicago home in possible murder-suicide

    CHICAGO (AP) – Chicago police on Thursday found the bodies of four men, one woman and a child inside ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 9:28 pm
  • Illinois businesses now must post human-trafficking hotline

    CHICAGO (AP) – A new law is requiring many Illinois businesses to post information about a human tra ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 8:24 pm
  • Judge: Suit seeking to stop Chicago Lucas Museum can go on

    CHICAGO (AP) – A federal judge on Thursday allowed a lawsuit to proceed that seeks to stop “Star War ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 8:25 pm
  • Illinois school funding will be topic for legislative panel

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) – Democratic House Speaker Michael Madigan is forming a legislative panel to discus ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 8:23 pm
  • Chicago State declares financial emergency, eyes job cuts

    CHICAGO (AP) – Chicago State University trustees have declared a financial emergency at the troubled ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 9:25 pm
  • Rauner wants public-private deal to add lanes to I-55

    CHICAGO (AP) – Gov. Bruce Rauner said Thursday that he wants lawmakers to approve a plan that would ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 8:25 pm
  • County leaders welcome neighbors' enterprise plan

    DeKALB – Two nearby counties have applied to the state for enterprise zone designations, a move DeKalb County officials welcome as a complement to the ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 8:17 pm
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