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  • Short-term budget fix for Illinois close, but not schools

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) – Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner said Monday he’s close to a compromise with Democratic ...
    June 27, 2016 - 11:33 pm
  • Illinois medical marijuana director resigns

    CHICAGO (AP) – An attorney appointed last year by Gov. Bruce Rauner to lead the Illinois medical mar ...
    June 27, 2016 - 11:31 pm
  • Illinois corrections owes city $1.2 million in utilities

    CHESTER (AP) – The Illinois Department of Corrections owes the city of Chester about $1.2 million fo ...
    June 27, 2016 - 11:30 pm
  • Central Illinois deputies find 5 malnourished horses

    LEROY (AP) – Authorities in central Illinois have found five malnourished horses, and one has been e ...
    June 27, 2016 - 11:29 pm
  • Economic anchor drags down boating in Illinois

    OTTAWA (AP) – Thousands of boaters are still active on Illinois waters, but their numbers have decli ...
    June 27, 2016 - 12:16 am
  • Illinois State Fair competition entry deadlines nearing

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) – Entry deadlines are approaching for many of the competitions at the Illinois Stat ...
    June 27, 2016 - 12:11 am
  • Illinois windfall from license plate late fees exceeds $5 million

    BELLEVILLE (AP) – The state of Illinois now has collected an extra $5 million in license plate renew ...
    June 24, 2016 - 10:40 pm
  • Rauner signs ID law making Illinois comply with federal law

    CHICAGO (AP) – Illinois will follow stricter federal standards for state-issued ID’s under a proposal signed into law by Gov. Bruce Rauner.
    June 24, 2016 - 10:30 pm
  • Survey: 1M people lost services due to Illinois budget fight

    CHICAGO (AP) – A new survey of Illinois human service providers shows nearly two-thirds have cut pro ...
    June 23, 2016 - 10:30 pm
  • Illinois lawmakers to reconvene as budget deadline nears

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) – The Illinois Legislature plans to reconvene next week as the state approaches a s ...
    June 23, 2016 - 10:30 pm
  • Illinois insurance co-op sues feds over health law payments

    CHICAGO (AP) – A struggling Illinois health insurance co-op is suing the federal government, claimin ...
    June 23, 2016 - 10:28 pm
  • Judge will consider appointing a special prosecutor to review McCullough's release from prison

    SYCAMORE –  A judge will allow a hearing to determine if DeKalb County State's Attorney Richard Schmack's involvement a 59-year-old cold case is under ...
    June 21, 2016 - 9:20 pm
  • Illinois Conservation Police patrols in jeopardy

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) – The lack of a state budget might hinder Illinois Conservation Police from monitor ...
    June 21, 2016 - 10:42 pm
  • Water continues into Illinois prison despite past-due bills

    MOUNT STERLING (AP) – The western Illinois city of Mount Sterling won’t cut water service to a priso ...
    June 21, 2016 - 10:41 pm
  • Rauner doesn't want special legislative session on budget

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) – Gov. Bruce Rauner says he doesn’t want to call the General Assembly into special ...
    June 21, 2016 - 10:28 pm
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