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  • OSHA fines Rochelle rail car manufacturer $19,550

    An Illinois rail car manufacturing plant that has received millions of dollars in grants, training f ...
    April 27, 2015 - 10:14 pm
  • U.S. court upholds Chicago suburb's assault weapons ban

    CHICAGO (AP) — A federal appeals court has upheld an assault weapons ban in a northern Chicago suburb.
    April 27, 2015 - 4:19 pm
  • Report: Treasurer intern, scholarship program need fixing

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) — The state treasurer says an independent review of his office has found problems with an internship program and a college scholarshi ...
    April 27, 2015 - 4:18 pm
  • Suburban Chicago mayors protest proposed budget cuts

    CHICAGO (AP) — A group of suburban Chicago leaders says Gov. Bruce Rauner's proposed reduction to local governments' share of income tax revenues coul ...
    April 27, 2015 - 4:17 pm
  • Illinois budget cuts to affect students, sickle cell center

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) — A bipartisan deal to cut $300 million in spending in Illinois is set to affect college students, as well as Chicago residents with ...
    April 27, 2015 - 4:17 pm
  • University of Chicago Medical Center nurses set to strike

    CHICAGO (AP) — A union representing more than 1,500 registered nurses is planning a strike at University of Chicago Medical Center to call attention t ...
    April 27, 2015 - 4:18 pm
  • New central Illinois elementary school has 10 safe rooms

    MAHOMET (AP) — A new elementary school in central Illinois has safe rooms to protect students.Dennis ...
    April 27, 2015 - 4:16 pm
  • WIU football player to be bone marrow donor for infant

    MACOMB (AP) — A linebacker for Western Illinois University's football team is set to become a most valuable player for an infant with a rare immune di ...
    April 27, 2015 - 4:16 pm
  • Sam Zell gives $4M to Illinois Gov. Rauner's political fund

    CHICAGO (AP) — Billionaire businessman Sam Zell has donated $4 million to Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner's new political action committee.
    April 27, 2015 - 4:15 pm
  • Work to start later this year on Illinois fertilizer plant

    TUSCOLA (AP) — Corn and soybeans have been planted for the last season on a patch of land in rural eastern Illinois that's to become the site of a $1. ...
    April 27, 2015 - 4:15 pm
  • Illinois company wants to prepare schools for shooters

    HARVARD (AP) — A company in northern Illinois wants to prepare schools in case there is an active gunman on campuses.
    April 27, 2015 - 4:15 pm
  • New Illinois schools chief says funding fix could take years

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) – The state’s new superintendent of schools believes the formula to distribute stat ...
    April 26, 2015 - 9:50 pm
  • School spends $30K for Biden speech

    URBANA (AP) – Officials say the University of Illinois spent an estimated $30,000 to bring Vice Pres ...
    April 26, 2015 - 9:42 pm
  • Firefighter injured in candle warehouse fire

    BATAVIA (AP) – Fire officials in suburban Chicago are investigating the cause of a fire at a warehou ...
    April 26, 2015 - 9:42 pm
  • Boy, 15, accused of sexual assault

    CHICAGO (AP) – A 15-year-old boy is being accused of beating and sexually assaulting a 41-year-old w ...
    April 26, 2015 - 9:42 pm
  • Illinois lawmakers consider ban on crib bumper pads

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) – Illinois lawmakers are again considering a ban on crib bumper pads along with a p ...
    April 26, 2015 - 9:42 pm
  • Illinois GOP targets political hiring; Democrats wary

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois Republicans have unveiled legislation backed by Gov. Bruce Rauner they say wi ...
    April 26, 2015 - 9:49 pm
  • Mercy Garden plants seeds of self-sufficiency

    DECATUR – In 9 years of vegetable gardening with her boyfriend, Danielle Aughton never knew the best ...
    April 26, 2015 - 9:53 pm
  • Dog left for days inside Chicago animal control van

    CHICAGO (AP) – Authorities say a dog was forgotten and left for several days inside a Chicago Animal ...
    April 26, 2015 - 9:42 pm
  • Fire officials: Schafer Fisheries deemed a total loss

    FULTON – Little remained of a family business in Fulton after a fire tore through it Friday. Schafer ...
    April 26, 2015 - 9:35 pm
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