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Bank Robber Kills Self When Cornered by Police

He had carjacked an SUV earlier.

08/08/2015

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Illinois Opts Out of Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday

Illinois had its last summer sales tax holiday in 2010. It won’t be among the nearly 20 states offering them this season.

08/07/2015

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Potential Life-Saving Drugs Made Available for Patients

Potentially life-saving drugs which are still in the testing phase will now be made available to certain patients in Illinois.

08/06/2015

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Illinois to Close Money-Losing Shooting Complex, Campground

The state of Illinois plans at the end of this month to close a money-losing shooting complex that regularly draws thousands each summer for a national competition.

08/06/2015

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Illinois Man Sentenced for Turtle Smuggling

Cantore, who had previously been convicted in an illegal turtle trafficking case, admitted to trying to buy 100 North American wood turtles.

08/06/2015

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: ‘No lockout’ of State Workers, But Strike Possible

Gov. Bruce Rauner said Wednesday that he won’t lock out state workers if his administration and the largest public-employee union can’t agree on a new contract, but both sides acknowledged that they are nowhere near a deal.

08/05/2015

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Woman Sneaks into Airplane Cockpit at St. Louis Downtown Airport

Sauget Police Chief Patrick Delaney tells KMOX News that when the woman pulled to a gate, a security guard saw what appeared to be a credential or badge and allowed her to enter.

08/05/2015

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University of Illinois Recommends All Students Get Mumps Vaccine

Health-care officials says immunity takes two weeks to develop after receiving a vaccination.

08/05/2015

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Illinois Senate Approves Plan to Spend $5B in Federal Funds

Illinois lawmakers approved a plan Tuesday to direct almost $5 billion in federal funds to social service agencies after one advocate described the state’s long-running budget problems as a “death march.”

08/04/2015

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Rauner Signs Legislation Reforming Juvenile Justice System

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner has signed legislation that would end automatic transfers to adult court for 15-year-olds.

08/04/2015

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