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  • Fairdale victim to be buried in Arlington National Cemetery

    FAIRDALE – Jackie Klosa, one of the two women who died in the April 9 tornado, will finally be laid to rest on Aug. 17.
    July 2, 2015 - 9:44 pm
  • Fairdale eases rezoning restrictions

    FAIRDALE (AP) — The town of Fairdale has been rezoned to help with rebuilding efforts, following Apr ...
    July 2, 2015 - 9:45 pm
  • Twitter-tossed professor gets new job

    CHAMPAIGN (AP) – The American University of Beirut says it has hired a professor whose anti-Israel T ...
    July 2, 2015 - 9:45 pm
  • Illinois EPA: State has landfill capacity for 21 more years

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) – State officials say existing Illinois landfills have capacity to take trash for a ...
    July 2, 2015 - 9:42 pm
  • There's a lot of grand old flags in Henry

    HENRY (AP) – More than 1,000 American flags line the Veterans’ Walk in a park in the Illinois River ...
    July 2, 2015 - 9:42 pm
  • Illinois colleges: Take your tobacco off campus

    DeKALB – A smoke break between classes is going to be harder to come by at Northern Illinois Univers ...
    July 2, 2015 - 9:41 pm
  • Without a state budget, providers prepare, officials go to court

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois’ government weathered its second day without a state budget Thursday. While l ...
    July 2, 2015 - 9:40 pm
  • Tax extension for tornado victims in Lee, Grundy counties

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) – Illinois residents affected by last week's tornados in Lee and Grundy counties will get extra time to file state tax returns.
    July 2, 2015 - 9:59 pm
  • Illinois medical marijuana patients now number 2,600

    CHICAGO (AP) – With the number of Illinois medical marijuana patients inching slowly upward to 2,600 ...
    July 1, 2015 - 9:44 pm
  • More cars expected on Illinois Tollway this July Fourth

    DOWNERS GROVE (AP) – The Illinois Tollway in the northern part of the state will be more crowded thi ...
    July 1, 2015 - 9:44 pm
  • Central Illinois deputies get life-saving overdose kits

    DECATUR (AP) – Sheriff’s deputies in Macon County in central Illinois are learning to save lives by ...
    July 1, 2015 - 9:44 pm
  • Alton relocates holiday fireworks launch site after flooding

    ALTON (AP) – Flooding on the Mississippi River has forced Alton city officials to find another launc ...
    July 1, 2015 - 9:44 pm
  • Former Illinois treasurer employees sue over firings

    CHICAGO (AP) – Three former state employees allege in a lawsuit filed Wednesday that then-Treasurer ...
    July 1, 2015 - 9:44 pm
  • Chicago's incremental minimum wage increase takes effect

    CHICAGO (AP) — Minimum wage earners in Chicago will see a $1.75 hourly bump.A city law raising the m ...
    July 1, 2015 - 9:43 pm
  • Illinois reminds commercial drivers about new license rules

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) – Illinois state officials wants to remind commercial motor vehicle operators start ...
    July 1, 2015 - 9:43 pm
  • Central Illinois man withdraws permit application for zoo

    ARTHUR (AP) – A central Illinois man has pulled his request for a special-use permit to build a zoo ...
    July 1, 2015 - 9:40 pm
  • Former Illinois treasurer employees sue over firings

    CHICAGO (AP) — Three ex-state employees who claim former Illinois Treasurer Dan Rutherford fired them last year in retaliation for providing damaging ...
    July 1, 2015 - 1:48 pm
  • Budget impasse shuts down program for troubled youths

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) — A spokesman for the Illinois National Guard says about 90 staffers of the Lincoln's Challenge program for troubled youth have been ...
    July 1, 2015 - 1:48 pm
  • Governor vetoes pay raises for state lawmakers

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) — Gov. Bruce Rauner has struck down cost-of-living salary increases for lawmakers as Illinois begins a fiscal year without an approve ...
    July 1, 2015 - 11:53 am
  • Rockford police to start using stun guns again after 6 years

    ROCKFORD (AP) — The Rockford Police Department says that electronic stun guns are returning after a six-year absence.
    July 1, 2015 - 11:23 am
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