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Police Seek Curly’s Corner Market Thief

Suspect took money from cash drawer while clerk was looking other way.

6 hours ago

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Newly Signed Legislation to Expand Access to Food Stamps in Illinois

Newly signed legislation will expand access to food stamps in Illinois.

22 hours ago

CHICAGO, IL - NOVEMBER 4: Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner declares victory during his election night gathering while incumbent Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn is yet to concede on November 4, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. Rauner leads by over 170,000 votes with 98 percent reporting. (Photo by John Gress/Getty Images)

Rauner Vetoes Strike and Lockout Ban as Union OKs Extension

Even as Illinois and the union that represents most of its employees agreed to a short-term deal Wednesday to keep workers on the job through contract negotiations, Gov. Bruce Rauner vetoed union-backed legislation that would have blocked strikes and lockouts.

24 hours ago

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Baby Left in Car For Two Hours in Joliet Improves

Police say the medical condition has improved for a 7-month-old boy left in a hot car for about two hours.

07/29/2015

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Carbondale Reinstates Halloween After Violence in Past

The Carbondale City Council on Tuesday voted to approve lifting all restrictions on Halloween. The last time the city lifted restrictions in 2000 there were days of violent riots that caused costly damage to businesses.

07/29/2015

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Mumps Outbreak Centered at University of Illinois

More than two-thirds of the state’s 73 known cases of mumps are in Champaign County, according to the Illinois Department of Public Health.

07/28/2015

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Rauner Praises House Vote to Block Lawmaker Pay Raise

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) – Members of the Illinois House voted Tuesday to block a pay raise for themselves and senators that has become a flashpoint in the state’s budget stalemate. The 110-1 vote would still […]

07/28/2015

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Mitsubishi, UAW to Work Together on Buyer for Illinois Plant

Mitsubishi Motors and the United Auto Workers say they will work together to look for a buyer for the central Illinois plant the company plans to close.

07/27/2015

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Illinois Prison Population Down, Still Overcrowded

Governor Rauner wants to reduce the number of prisoners by 25 percent over the next decade.

07/27/2015

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Floods, Tornadoes: Red Cross Busy in Northeast Missouri

The Red Cross has provided contacts for physical and mental health professionals as recovery continues.

07/27/2015

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