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  • Illinois residents could get share of $2.3 million Sprint rebate settlement

    Sprint will pay $2.3 million to settle a court case involving uncashed rebate checks for tens of tho ...
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 10:50 pm
  • Blagojevich will appeal prison sentence

    CHICAGO (AP) — Rod Blagojevich’s lawyer has notified a federal court that the imprisoned former Illi ...
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 10:48 pm
  • Rauner signs bill to punish trafficking guns into Illinois

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) – Firearm traffickers in Illinois will be punished with sentences of up to 30 years ...
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 10:49 pm
  • Gov. Rauner signs package of criminal justice legislation

    CHICAGO (AP) – Gov. Bruce Rauner has signed a slew of bills aimed at overhauling parts of the state’ ...
    Aug. 22, 2016 - 10:06 pm
  • Illinois law enforcement find ways to replenish Narcane

    ROCKFORD (AP) – Some law enforcement agencies in northern Illinois are finding creative ways to repl ...
    Aug. 22, 2016 - 10:10 pm
  • Reward for information in Sycamore killings tops $11K

    DEKALB COUNTY — A reward of up to $11,000 is being offered for information in the slaying of an elde ...
    Aug. 22, 2016 - 4:31 pm
  • Illinois youth can now get license to trap

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) – Gov. Bruce Rauner has signed four bills on hunting and fishing during Conservatio ...
    Aug. 21, 2016 - 10:19 pm
  • Caterpillar moving some mine-truck work to Decatur

    DECATUR (AP) – Caterpillar Inc. plans to move some manufacturing from North Carolina to its plant in ...
    Aug. 21, 2016 - 10:19 pm
  • Illinois sends flood-relief assistance to Louisiana

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) – Illinois officials have sent assistance to Louisiana after devastating flooding h ...
    Aug. 21, 2016 - 10:19 pm
  • DeKalb County sheriff: Killings will be solved

    SYCAMORE – Roger Scott has seen his share of murder investigations in his 31 years as DeKalb County sheriff.
    Aug. 22, 2016 - 12:03 pm
  • Police investigate shooting near NIU

    DeKALB –  Northern Illinois University police are advising the public about a shooting Sunday in an off-campus neighborhood.
    Aug. 21, 2016 - 10:15 pm
  • Teen girl arrested in Illinois State Fair stabbing

    CHICAGO (AP) – Illinois State Police say a 17-year-old girl has been arrested in the weekend stabbin ...
    Aug. 21, 2016 - 10:14 pm
  • Reward offered in Missouri cancer patient's beating death

    ZION (AP) – Cancer Treatment Centers of America is offering a $25,000 reward for information in the ...
    Aug. 21, 2016 - 10:12 pm
  • Illinois latest state to expand domestic workers' rights

    CHICAGO (AP) – Left out of federal labor law written decades ago, nannies, housekeepers and private ...
    Aug. 21, 2016 - 10:12 pm
  • Cook County reports year's first human case of West Nile virus

    CHICAGO (AP) — Health officials have confirmed the season’s first human case of the mosquito-borne W ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 9:59 pm
  • Chicago police recommend firing of 7 cops for false reports

    CHICAGO (AP) – Seven Chicago police officers should be fired for filing false reports in the fatal s ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 9:58 pm
  • Democrats trumpet Trump name, taunt GOP reluctance

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) – Illinois Democrats had no trouble voicing the name of the Republican presidential ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 9:57 pm
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