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  • Advocates fear chaos after home health care ruling

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) – Gaileen Roberts’ daughter Jody has cerebral palsy, is quadriplegic and developmen ...
    April 28, 2016 - 11:02 pm
  • Laws holding back juveniles with criminal records

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) – High costs and broad sharing of juvenile records are hurting chances of young peo ...
    April 28, 2016 - 11:01 pm
  • Eastern Illinois University investigates mumps outbreak

    CHARLESTON (AP) – An outbreak of mumps at Eastern Illinois University has affected about a dozen stu ...
    April 28, 2016 - 10:59 pm
  • NBA's Shaun Livingston donates $1 million to Illinois school

    PEORIA (AP) – A central Illinois school has received a big fundraising boost from former student and ...
    April 28, 2016 - 10:59 pm
  • Lincoln Home visitors spent $13.8 million locally in 2015

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) – Visitors to the Lincoln Home National Historic Site in Springfield spent more tha ...
    April 28, 2016 - 11:00 pm
  • Second man charged in fatal shooting of Chicago boy, 7

    CHICAGO (AP) – A Chicago man awaiting trial for murder has been charged in a July 4th shooting resul ...
    April 28, 2016 - 10:59 pm
  • Caterpillar closing 5 more plants amid low demand

    OXFORD, Miss. (AP) – Caterpillar Inc. says it will close five more factories – including an Oxford, ...
    April 28, 2016 - 10:59 pm
  • Illinois budget deal possible? Rauner optimistic

    AUBURN (AP) – Gov. Bruce Rauner struck an optimistic tone that he can reach a budget agreement with ...
    April 27, 2016 - 9:40 pm
  • Southern Illinois University leader condemns racist video

    CARBONDALE (AP) – Racial tension on the Southern Illinois University in Carbondale campus is high af ...
    April 27, 2016 - 10:18 pm
  • Union go to Illinois labor board over contract

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) – The Illinois Labor Relations Board is weighing whether negotiations have st ...
    April 27, 2016 - 12:03 am
  • Chicago crosses 50 million mark for domestic visitors in 2015, city says

    Chicago surpassed the 50 million mark for domestic visitors annually for the first time in 2015, wit ...
    April 28, 2016 - 6:27 pm
  • Settlement reached in Illinois apartment fire that killed 6

    AURORA (AP) – Relatives of six people who perished 5 years ago in an apartment building fire in subu ...
    April 27, 2016 - 12:01 am
  • Volunteer firefighter accused of arson in northern Illinois

    FREEPORT (AP) – A 20-year-old volunteer firefighter is accused of setting several fires in northern ...
    April 27, 2016 - 12:01 am
  • Rock Island woman who faked cancer gets 4 years in prison

    ROCK ISLAND (AP) – An Illinois woman was sentenced to 4 years in prison after she admitted to lying ...
    April 27, 2016 - 12:00 am
  • University of Illinois athletic director search exceeds $20K

    CHAMPAIGN (AP) – The University of Illinois has spent more than $20,000 on expenses in its search fo ...
    April 25, 2016 - 10:57 pm
  • Illinois governor signs $600M university funding package

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) – Gov. Bruce Rauner has signed legislation authorizing $600 million in emergency fu ...
    April 25, 2016 - 10:57 pm
  • Two copies of Lincoln books going to every Illinois library

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) – Hundreds of libraries across Illinois are due to get two more books about Abraham ...
    April 25, 2016 - 10:54 pm
  • 'Individual A' sues Hastert for money over unpaid hush money

    CHICAGO (AP) – A man who alleges he was sexually abused by former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert ...
    April 25, 2016 - 10:54 pm
  • Southern Illinois University adds major in brewing

    CARBONDALE (AP) – Southern Illinois University has a new accredited degree in fermentation science t ...
    April 24, 2016 - 8:18 pm
  • Illinois seeks to limit use of solitary confinement

    SPRINGFIELD – Brian Nelson’s years in solitary confinement left him terrified of other people, and ...
    April 24, 2016 - 9:10 pm
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