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This female Maltese, 8 weeks old, was stolen from the Petland in Lake Saint Louis last week. (credit: facebook)

Puppies Stolen from Chicago Pet Stores Found in Lake St. Louis

Three designer puppies stolen last week from three different pet stores have been returned after a mysterious man dropped them off at a Petland in Lake St. Louis on Sunday.

11/11/2013

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Illinois Legislation Would Require Decatur Jobs in ADM Deal

ADM is the largest employer in Decatur, and several thousand jobs would remain there.

11/01/2013

WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 20: Former Congressman Jesse Jackson, Jr. and his wife, former Chicago alderman Sandi Jackson, arrive for an appearance before the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia on February 20, 2013 in Washington, DC. Both Jacksons are expected to plead guilty to federal charges of spending more than $750,000 in campaign cash on personal expenses. (Getty/Brendan Hoffman)

Jesse Jackson Jr. Reports To North Carolina Prison

The 48-year-old Chicago Democrat was in federal custody as of Tuesday morning as Inmate No. 32451-016, according to Bureau of Prisons spokesman Chris Burke.

10/29/2013

Il Capitol

Ill. Lawmakers Seek Compromise on Gun Crime Sentencing Bill

The sponsor earlier pulled the bill over concerns voiced by the National Rifle Association and pro-gun lawmakers.

10/28/2013

monsanto

Monsanto Breaking Ground on Chesterfield Project

The agricultural company says it expects to bring 675 new jobs to the region over the next three years. Gov. Nixon is scheduled to appear at the ceremony Tuesday.

10/22/2013

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn (Getty/Alex Wong)

Quinn Will Try Again For Gun Legislation in Ill. Veto Session

A bill sponsored by State Rep. Mike Zalewski (D-Riverside) would impose stricter sentences for aggravated use of a weapon and gun crimes committed by felons.

10/22/2013

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ADM Has Yet to Visit St. Louis in Relocation Search

It certainly isn’t because St. Louis hasn’t invited them, says St. Louis City-County Economic Development Partnership CEO Denny Coleman.

10/18/2013

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Ill. Man Gets 66 Years for Hammer Attack, Assault

Twenty-nine-year-old Daniel J. Happ of Carpentersville was sentenced Tuesday in Kane County court. He pleaded guilty but mentally ill.

10/16/2013

Decade long ban reversed, guns soon allowed on Amtrak trains

Passenger Numbers Rise on Chicago Amtrak Routes

More than 2.5 million people traveled on regional routes between Chicago and the cities of St. Louis, Milwaukee and Detroit, as well as cities in southern and western Illinois.

10/15/2013

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Analysis: Health Insurance Prices For 3 Illinois Households

Price information has been difficult to come by because of technical glitches on the federal health insurance marketplace where Illinois residents must buy insurance if they want to take advantage of new tax credits that will help them pay the cost.

10/09/2013

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