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3 hrs ago | Chicago Sun-Times
Xadrian R. McCraven has a criminal history that includes "at least" 24 arrests on charges including arson, illegal gun possession, attempted robbery, drug possession and aggravated assault, according to federal court records.
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Should vaccinations for children be legally required?
4 hrs ago | Bloomberg
It was the most important money vote in the Illinois General Assembly in recent memory.
13 hrs ago | WJOL-AM Joliet
An Illinois lawmaker is taking steps to ban wearing Google's new computerized glasses while behind the wheel of a vehicle.
17 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times
Hillary and Bill Clinton are aggressively wooing the support of black leaders, including elected officials and heads of civil rights organizations, for her presumed 2016 presidential campaign.
21 hrs ago | The News-Gazette
Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn hands off a pen during the signing of the pension overhaul legislation Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013, in Chicago.
Just days after he ignored a request to excommunicate Governor Quinn of Illinois for signing into law same-sex marriage, Francis Cardinal George responded to the legislation by saying, "What's the point of talking?" He made the comment after being asked specifically whether he would seek to deny communion to the trio of Chicago Democrats: Gov. Pat ... (more)
The Milwaukee 7 economic development organization recently organized a plan to recruit manufacturers near O'Hare International Airport, and the Greater Beloit economic development group is making pitches to Illinois food processors and manufactures to move to the Gateway Business Park, just north of the state line.
Google's new computerized glasses aren't on sale to the general public yet, but the devices already have lawmakers in Illinois and several other states concerned that they'll become the latest deadly distraction for drivers.
While Illinois Republicans have made solving the state's pension crisis their issue for years, far fewer GOP lawmakers than expected supported the watershed package of reforms passed by the Legislature Tuesday.
In early December, two weeks of mild and rainy weather culminated in the worst flood in 50 years in the Lower Connecticut River Valley.
RUSH: Now, ladies and gentlemen, you can't escape the media and what's going on here, and it's all very predictable.
At two public hearings on proposed regulation, residents of Chicago and southern Illinois showed they stand united against fracking in the Land of Lincoln.
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Pension reform Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn holds a press conference after the pension reform bill passed the House and Senate, at the State Capitol in Springfield.
Illinois Department of Transportation leaders say they have been able to keep interstates and highways clear for traffic Friday morning.
Lawmakers inside a private event where Gov. Pat Quinn signed landmark pension reform into law say the mood was somber.