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A lawyer for the disgraced Illinois Democrat steps before the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago to ask that it toss Blagojevich's corruption convictions.
Interstate 70 motorists and truckers trying to cross the Mississippi River at St. Louis soon will have a different option - and with any luck, it'll be faster.
Illinois State Police say an investigation into the death of an Iowa man won't include an examination into why his body was discovered 12 hours after motorists first reported seeing him along the side of an Illinois freeway.
Starting in the New Year, it will become illegal to talk or use hand-held cell phones and other communication devices while driving in Illinois.
A northern Illinois man has been sentenced to 62 years in prison for the 2011 death of his girlfriend's 3-year-old daughter.
The wife and daughter of a Chicago man who was poisoned with cyanide after winning the Illinois lottery have settled his estate.
With just two more weeks during which consumers can buy health insurance that will kick in by January 2014, 7,043 people in Illinois had selected an insurance plan created by President Obama's health care law by the end of November - five times more than by the end of October, the federal government said Wednesday.
The report released by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids shows Illinois is 32nd among states and the District of Columbia in the amount of money from so-called "tobacco-generated revenue" that goes to prevention efforts.
It has long been accepted that exercise cuts the risk of heart disease, and recent studies suggest a raft of more general benefits, such as reducing the risk of certain types of cancer and even preventing the onset of Type 2 diabetes.
The Supreme Court is considering whether to give a new sentencing hearing to a man who confessed to kidnapping, raping and killing a 16-year-old girl in Kentucky.
A news release form the institute says Executive Director William W. Shilts announced the appointments on Tuesday.
Inmates didn't seem to mind the bone-chilling cold Tuesday as they helped remove tons of debris left behind from the violent tornado that tore through the village of Diamond last month.
Reports of police shooting dogs without justification are becoming more widespread, and they're starting to become expensive, not only in terms of legal expenses and settlements, but community goodwill.
Stanley Wrice will be released from prison after spending 30 years there. Defense Attorney Heidi Lambros says Cook County Judge Richard Walsh overturned Wrice's conviction Tuesday and granted him a new trial.
This undated file photo provided by the Illinois Department of Corrections shows inmate Stanley Wrice.
A judge Tuesday overturned the conviction of a man who spent 30 years in prison for a rape he says he falsely confessed to after being tortured by police.