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  • Peoria Civic Center reports $875,000 annual loss

    PEORIA (AP) — The Peoria Civic Center has reported an annual loss nine times greater than it projected.
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 11:00 am
  • Shuttle bus crash jams traffic into O'Hare airport

    CHICAGO (AP) — A shuttle bus has struck a concrete barrier on a road at O'Hare International Airport, clogging traffic heading to one of the terminals ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 9:56 am
  • Chicago man delivers his baby girl on expressway

    LINCOLNWOOD (AP) — Lincolnwood officials say an off-duty paramedic delivered his baby girl on a Chicago expressway.
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 9:55 am
  • Illinois Tollway temporarily lowers cost of I-PASS

    CHICAGO (AP) — The upfront cost of an I-PASS account for the Illinois Tollway system is getting cheaper.
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 10:01 am
  • Illinois woman charged in infant daughter's death

    NAUVOO (AP) — Police say a western Illinois woman has been charged in connection to the death of her 19-month-old daughter.
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 9:56 am
  • Sheriff: Illinois man charged with theft, battery

    LITCHFIELD (AP) — A southern Illinois man has been charged with stealing copper wire from cellphone towers and fighting with authorities while resisti ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 9:59 am
  • Illinois women charged with cooking meth in church

    HILLSBORO (AP) – Two southern Illinois women were charged with cooking methamphetamine in a rural Hi ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Quinn, Rauner rip each other on hiring, taxes

    CHICAGO (AP) – The candidates for Illinois governor sharpened their attacks on each other Thursday, with Gov. Pat Quinn saying Bruce Rauner’s plan to ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Galesburg teachers reach deal, end strike

    GALESBURG – Galesburg teachers have ended a 2-week strike after their union reached a tentative contract agreement with the board of education.
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Annual Corn Fest set to pop

    DeKALB – Mark Canaday has been overwhelmed by the support his family has received from the community, but he had no idea it would amount to recognitio ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 9:30 am
  • Blast at BP refinery sparks fire, rattles homes

    WHITING, Ind. (AP) – An explosion at BP oil refinery in northwestern Indiana along Lake Michigan rat ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Fracking industry officials donating to Rauner

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) — Oil producers, drilling companies and geologists frustrated with the slow process of implementing rules for high-volume oil and gas ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 2:01 pm
  • DNR: $1 licenses for Illinois seniors not ready

    CRYSTAL LAKE (AP) — The Illinois Department of Natural Resources says a system offering hunting and fishing licenses at a reduced price is not yet rea ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 11:19 am
  • Chicago police commander accused of misconduct

    CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago police commander is to appear in court on charges of aggravated battery and official misconduct.
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 11:19 am
  • Illinois prosecutor to appeal in 1972 baby killing

    BELLEVILLE (AP) — A southern Illinois prosecutor says he will appeal a St. Clair County judge's decision not to reinstate murder charges against an In ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 11:19 am
  • U of I plans to boost cell reception at stadium

    CHAMPAIGN (AP) — University of Illinois officials plan to make it easier for sports fans to use cellphones at Memorial Stadium.
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 11:20 am
  • Galesburg teachers end strike after contract deal

    GALESBURG (AP) — Galesburg teachers have ended a two-week strike after their union reached a tentative contract agreement with the board of education.
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 11:20 am
  • Coroner: Illinois woman hit in police chase dies

    ROCKFORD (AP) — Winnebago County authorities say a woman has died after being struck by a vehicle fleeing from police last week.
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 11:21 am
  • Illinois hospital opens $1 million garden

    PEORIA (AP) — Children's Hospital of Illinois is opening a $1 million rooftop garden for families of patients in pediatric critical care.
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 11:21 am
  • Coach accused of sexual assault in Sycamore

    SYCAMORE – A Sycamore High School teacher who also coached boys and girls swim teams for DeKalb and Sycamore high schools is accused of sexually assau ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 10:56 am

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