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  • Program empowers girls on and off the running track

    STRASBURG – For 3 years, Girls on the Run has been preparing elementary and junior high girls to cross finish lines. At Stewardson-Strasburg schools, ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 4:33 pm
  • State gives $4.5M food banks for modernization

    BERWYN (AP) — The state is giving nearly $4.5 million to eight food banks across Illinois for modernization.
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 2:47 pm
  • Man undergoes evaluations in Illinois arson case

    ROCK ISLAND (AP) — A man accused of setting a fire that destroyed or damaged a handful of buildings in downtown Rock Island has been released on bond ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 10:35 am
  • Chicago airports expect more holiday travelers

    CHICAGO (AP) — More than 1.9 million passengers are expected to pass through Chicago's airports over the Thanksgiving holiday period.
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 10:36 am
  • Man gets 5 years for mailing marijuana to Illinois

    ST. CHARLES (AP) — A 24-year-old California man has been sentenced to five years in prison after pleading guilty to a marijuana delivery scheme that p ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 10:36 am
  • Illinois hunters kill 52,000 deer in weekend

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) — Illinois hunters have killed nearly 52,000 deer during the first weekend of the state's firearm hunting season.
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 10:35 am
  • Police: 6-year-old started Illinois store fire

    SILVIS (AP) — Police in western Illinois say a 6-year-old boy started a fire that heavily damaged a Dollar General store earlier this month.
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 10:35 am
  • Illinoisans protest in response to Ferguson

    CARBONDALE (AP) — Groups of protesters gathered in several Illinois cities the second night after prosecutors announced a Missouri police officer woul ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 10:36 am
  • Madigan releases 'Safe Shopping Guide'

    CHICAGO (AP) – An Illinois state official’s holiday shopping list highlights hazardous toys, childre ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 6:19 pm
  • Credit houses take no major action on Illinois

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) – Two major credit houses aren’t overly worried about a county judge striking down ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 6:19 pm
  • Illinois farmers winding down harvest

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) – Illinois farmers are winding down the harvest, with 97 percent of the state’s cor ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 6:19 pm
  • Illinois hunters donate deer for needy families

    LOUISVILLE (AP) – Some Illinois hunters are helping needy families by donating at least part of thei ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 6:15 pm
  • All-terrain wheelchair makes hunting accessible

    QUINCY (AP) – As each customer passed by the all-terrain wheelchair parked in the main aisle Thursda ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 6:29 pm
  • Woman accused of attacking McDonald's manager

    MURPHYSBORO (AP) – A woman is accused of attacking a manager at a McDonald’s restaurant in southern ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 10:41 pm
  • 1927 pipe organ returning to Pekin church

    PEKIN (AP) – A 1927 pipe organ is being reinstalled at a Pekin church after it was removed over the ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 10:44 pm
  • FAA chief: Disaster response depends on funding

    CHICAGO (AP) – The Federal Aviation Administration outlined steps Monday to improve its security and air traffic control backup systems following the ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 10:42 pm
  • Chicago mayor's race takes form on last filing day

    CHICAGO (AP) – The race to challenge Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel crystalized Monday as a businessman, ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 10:40 pm
  • Illinois AG to ask high court to consider pensions

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) — Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan says the state has a "very strong argument" in favor of its public pension overhaul when the ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 10:48 pm
  • FAA releasing report on control center sabotage

    CHICAGO (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration is releasing its report on the September sabotage and fire at a suburban Chicago air-traffic contro ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 1:53 pm
  • Wintry weather complicates Illinois duck hunting

    LASALLE (AP) — A mid-November cold snap has brought an early end to the duck hunting season for many participants in north central Illinois.
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 1:53 pm
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