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A newborn baby, just 12 hours old, was found in a trash bin Saturday morning, less than a block from the police station in downstate Jacksonville.
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Illinois Department of Employment Security have released the latest figures for Illinois' unemployment rate, and the two reports are contradictory.
Work on the Ohio Street bridge over the Kennedy Expressway will require some ramp closures and will create significant detours for drivers downtown Wednesday night.
United States Rep. Tammy Duckworth , a Democratic politician from Illinois who is also an Iraqi War amputee, is expecting a baby girl in early December, according to the Sun-Times and NBC on Monday.
I 've visited North and South Florida and North and Central New Mexico in recent days, and the political temperature 10 days before the Presidential election is elevated by the teeter-totter of global recession.
Part of the Mannheim Road interchange at Interstate 190 near O'Hare Airport will be closed starting Tuesday for ongoing construction.
Officials at Southern Illinois University say they're "guardedly optimistic" new figures will show an end to a trend of dropping enrollments.
Illinois Republican Rep. Adam Kinzinger says there is one main question when it comes to how to handle the violent Islamic State terror threat: "Are we going to contain ISIS or crush ISIS."
Legislatures in Pennsylvania and Illinois are considering bills that would reduce or eliminate what animal welfare advocates call mutilations, and what breeders and American Kennel Club call "breed standards."
Two of the most vulnerable governors are Pennsylvania Republican Tom Corbett and Illinois Democrat Pat Quinn.
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A dad in Illinois delivered his new daughter on a highway before he and his wife could reach the hospital.
When he gets married on Saturday to Alex Wagner, host of MSNBC's "Now With Alex Wagner," he will have some special guests : the president and the first lady.
The candidates for Illinois congressional seats heard all about it during visits with voters in August: Disgust with Washington.
ADVANCE FOR USE AFTER 12:01 AM, CT SATURDAY, AUG. 30 AND THEREAFTER - In this Nov. 5, 2012 photo, U.S. Rep. Bob Dold R-Ill., campaigns at a downtown Chicago commuter rail station during his unsuccessful re-election bid against Democrat Brad Schneider.
Updated: Tue Sep 02, 2014 02:38 am
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