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  • Jobless rate falls in all 12 Illinois metro areas

    CHICAGO (AP) — Unemployment rates continued to fall in all 12 of Illinois' metro areas in December.B ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 1:30 pm
  • Education funds to aid Governors State business center

    UNIVERSITY PARK (AP) — Governors State University has announced a partnership with an Indiana university designed to help underserved colleges and uni ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 1:27 pm
  • Gov. Rauner to give speech outlining Illinois challenges

    CHAMPAIGN (AP) — Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner is continuing to give speeches outlining the state's challenges, this time in the university town of Champ ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 1:27 pm
  • Former school board president admits sexual misconduct

    JERSEYVILLE (AP) — A former southwestern Illinois school board president and junior varsity basketball coach will be sentenced next month after admitt ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 1:27 pm
  • Bradley player arrested on misdemeanor charges at strip club

    PEORIA (AP) — Bradley University basketball player Warren Jones has been arrested at a Peoria strip club on misdemeanor charges of obstruction of iden ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 1:27 pm
  • Illinois professor who lost job offer after tweets sues

    CHAMPAIGN (AP) — A professor who lost a University of Illinois job offer over his profane, anti-Israel Twitter messages sued several university offici ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 1:27 pm
  • Will County settles lawsuit with wrongly accused officer

    JOLIET (AP) — Will County agreed to pay $126,500 to settle a lawsuit brought by a suburban Chicago police officer who was wrongly accused of being beh ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 1:27 pm
  • Man found guilty of murder in 2013 shooting at gas station

    BELVIDERE (AP) — A 23-year-old Rockford man accused of providing a gun used in the fatal shooting of a rival gang member has been found guilty of firs ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 1:27 pm
  • Federal trial postponed in Illinois needles-in-meat case

    EAST ST. LOUIS (AP) — A southwestern Illinois man's federal trial on charges he inserted sewing needles into packaged supermarket meats is postponed i ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 1:27 pm
  • Ex-Illinois township supervisor gets probation for thefts

    PEORIA (AP) – A federal judge has sentenced a former eastern Illinois township supervisor to probati ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Tax revenue from Illinois video gambling more than doubles

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) – The state of Illinois and local governments saw tax revenue from video gambling more than double last year.
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 10:45 pm
  • Warren Buffett's sister donates $100M to Northwestern

    EVANSTON (AP) – Billionaire investor Warren Buffett’s sister donated $100 million to Northwestern Un ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 10:46 pm
  • Gov. Rauner among nation's top donors in 2014 elections

    CHICAGO (AP) – Multimillionaire Bruce Rauner was one of the top donors in the U.S. to 2014 state-lev ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 10:43 pm
  • Rockford man gets life in prison for 2011 shooting death

    ROCKFORD (AP) – A judge sentenced a Rockford man to life in prison for shooting another Rockford man ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 10:44 pm
  • Report: Illinois marijuana market could reach $36M in 2016

    CHICAGO (AP) – Patients aren’t the only ones disappointed by delays in Illinois’ medical marijuana p ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 9:46 pm
  • Police reform bills spurred by recent deaths, racial unrest

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) – Recent police-caused deaths in Ferguson, Missouri, and New York City and an ongoi ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 9:46 pm
  • ‘Right-to-work zones’ a 1st-year priority for Rauner

    DECATUR (AP) – Gov. Bruce Rauner said Tuesday he wants to prioritize creating “right-to-work zones” in economically depressed areas where local offici ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 10:56 pm
  • Time might be running out for penny parking meters

    SYCAMORE (AP) – The penny parking meters in Sycamore might be running out of time.The northern Illin ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 10:51 pm
  • Judge grants extension in Illinois prison crowding case

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) — A judge has given attorneys for the state of Illinois another month to review a proposed settlement of a class-action lawsuit about ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 1:53 pm
  • Longtime Naperville mayor gives last State of City address

    NAPERVILLE (AP) — The longtime mayor of Naperville has given his 20th and final State of the City address.
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 10:46 am
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