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  • Nik Wallenda to tightrope walk over Chicago River

    CHICAGO (AP) — Daredevil Nik Wallenda said Tuesday that his next tightrope walk will be more than 50 stories high from one high-rise building to anoth ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 10:00 am
  • Illinois school installs carbon monoxide detectors

    GIRARD (AP) — Officials at a Springfield-area middle school have installed carbon monoxide detectors and tested a water heater after more than 140 stu ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 9:34 am
  • Geneva man first Kane County human West Nile case

    GENEVA (AP) — The Kane County Health Department said Wednesday that it has diagnosed its first human West Nile virus case.
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 9:42 am
  • Rauner questions medical pot program secrecy

    CHICAGO (AP) – Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner said Tuesday he wouldn’t have signed legis ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Video of lawmaker tirade resurfaces in House race

    DUQUOIN (AP) – A red-faced Mike Bost showed little restraint when he took to the floor of the Illino ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • McLean County nixes marijuana cultivation center

    BLOOMINGTON (AP) – The McLean County Board denied a special use permit for a proposed medical mariju ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • USDA: Rain, cold hampering crop

    ST. LOUIS (AP) – Wet, cool conditions across much of Illinois have slowed the state’s corn harvestin ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • 80-year-old nun still teaching

    BELLEVILLE (AP) – With instruments in the hands of students, Sister Jeannine Neumann leads the rhyth ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Quinn, Rauner focus on business, hiring

    CHICAGO (AP) – Illinois’ gubernatorial campaigns clashed over business dealings and state hiring Mon ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Nearly 100 groups form school funding coalition

    AURORA (AP) – Nearly 100 organizations are joining together to push Illinois lawmakers to pass a sch ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Cat Stevens announces 6-city concert tour

    NEW YORK (AP) – New Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member Cat Stevens is taking the “Peace Train” back on the road.
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • 140 students, adults fall ill

    GIRARD (AP) – More than 140 central Illinois middle school students and adults were sent to hospitals Monday after becoming ill because of a carbon mo ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Quinn: Monitor not needed to oversee hiring for state jobs

    CHICAGO (AP) – Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn, in a filing late Monday in federal court, contends a court appointed monitor is not necessary to ensure compli ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Rockford gun victim dies after police interview

    ROCKFORD (AP) – A Rockford man has died with multiple gunshot wounds after telling police he didn’t ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Durbin denies ‘bullying’ businesses to stay in state

    CHICAGO (AP) – U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin is unabashedly defending his name-calling and other attacks on ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Durbin denies 'bullying' businesses

    CHICAGO (AP) — U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin is unabashedly defending his name-calling and other attacks on Illinois businesses looking to locate their headqu ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 2:55 pm
  • Carbon monoxide suspected in student illnesses

    GIRARD (AP) — About 60 middle school students were sent to Springfield-area hospitals Monday when they became ill due to a suspected carbon monoxide l ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 1:37 pm
  • Naperville teen creates anti-cyberbullying program

    NAPERVILLE (AP) — A 14-year-old Naperville teen has developed a computer program to help work against cyberbullying.
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 10:03 am
  • Springfield cemetery restoring Abe Lincoln's vault

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) — A vault that temporarily held Abraham Lincoln's body is set to be restored for an upcoming event that will mark the anniversary of ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 1:38 pm
  • Rockford gun victim dies after police interview

    ROCKFORD (AP) — A Rockford man has died with multiple gunshot wounds after telling police he didn't know who shot him, Rockford police said.
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 10:03 am
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