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  • After fight, Indiana man gets his 'ATHE1ST' license plate

    ELKHART, Ind. (AP) – A man who was initially denied an Indiana license plate reading “ATHE1ST” was i ...
    March 22, 2017 - 11:38 pm
  • Illinois bill would legalize small amounts of pot

    An Illinois state senator introduced legislation Wednesday that could legalize possession of small a ...
    March 23, 2017 - 12:04 am
  • Rauner proposes cutting prison guards, replacing them with cameras

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Gov. Bruce Rauner wants to replace guards in watchtowers with closed-circui ...
    March 22, 2017 - 11:33 pm
  • Lawsuit: Chicago violates law by destroying 911 tapes

    CHICAGO (AP) – A group of Chicago civil rights lawyers has filed a lawsuit alleging the city’s polic ...
    March 22, 2017 - 11:58 pm
  • Illinois House plan to reduce court fees advances to floor

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) – An Illinois House panel has approved a plan to reduce fees people pay in court to ...
    March 22, 2017 - 11:31 pm
  • Rare surgery helps baby girl born with four legs

    CHICAGO – Advocate Children’s Hospital surgeons have successfully operated on a baby from Africa who ...
    March 21, 2017 - 11:33 pm
  • Rauner announces cybersecurity plan

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) – Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner has unveiled a broad-based cybersecurity plan.The Repu ...
    March 21, 2017 - 11:08 pm
  • Illinois fighter pilot laid to rest 75 years after death

    CARBONDALE (AP) – A southern Illinois native who flew planes in Southeast Asia more than 75 years ag ...
    March 21, 2017 - 11:06 pm
  • Illinois House votes against making Obama birthday a holiday

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) – Barack Obama’s name is revered in his home state. But the Illinois House has reje ...
    March 21, 2017 - 11:05 pm
  • Illinois union case could go to Supreme Court

    CHICAGO (AP) — Two state workers who joined Illinois Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner’s lawsuit arguing ...
    March 21, 2017 - 11:05 pm
  • Illinois Treasurer's office will auction off unclaimed property

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) – The Illinois treasurer’s office is auctioning off almost 500 unclaimed items rang ...
    March 21, 2017 - 11:25 pm
  • Illinois hedge fund founder is the richest man in Illinois

    Mirror, mirror on the wall, who’s the richest of them all? In Illinois, it’s still Citadel’s Ken Gri ...
    March 21, 2017 - 12:00 am
  • Supreme Court won't take up appeal of state worker pay case

    The Illinois Supreme Court won’t immediately consider Attorney General Lisa Madigan’s appeal of a ci ...
    March 20, 2017 - 11:41 pm
  • Anti-abortion doctor, pregnancy help centers sue over Illinois health law

    An anti-abortion physician and two pregnancy help centers have filed a lawsuit alleging an Illinois ...
    March 20, 2017 - 11:41 pm
  • Officials spar over state spending

    CHICAGO (AP) – A feud between Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner and Comptroller Susana Mendoza is escalatin ...
    March 20, 2017 - 11:36 pm
  • Report: Chicago's minority areas saw more bicycle citations

    CHICAGO (AP) – A newspaper report says all of Chicago’s leading 10 areas for police-issued bicycle t ...
    March 20, 2017 - 11:35 pm
  • Students build their skills from the ground up

    MARION (AP) – Call it a unique classroom experience that demands students not only use their minds, ...
    March 19, 2017 - 5:55 pm
  • Illinois lawmakers drive a hard bargain

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) – The Illinois Senate’s “grand bargain” budget compromise has had a rough go, with ...
    March 19, 2017 - 5:58 pm
  • Feds argue, again, that Blagojevich sentence is appropriate

    CHICAGO (AP) – Prosecutors say an appeals court shouldn’t grant former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich ...
    March 16, 2017 - 10:46 pm
  • Chicago police leader meets with US attorney general

    CHICAGO (AP) – Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson asked U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions ...
    March 16, 2017 - 10:45 pm
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