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Illinois Budget Error Could Jeopardize Criminal Cases

A technical error in how the Illinois budget was written will soon leave courts across the state with a skeleton crew of court reporters, and that could jeopardize criminal cases.


Illinois Governor Pat Quinn (Photo: Getty/Brian Kersey)

Quinn ‘Deeply Concerned’ About Child Immigrants

So far this year, Illinois has received 305 unaccompanied children stopped at the U.S.-Mexico border.


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Illinois Investing in Solar Power

State will buy up to $30 million worth of solar power and pump it into the energy mix


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Hand-Held Cell Ban A Boon For Illinois Retailers

Sales of hands-free devices are jumping.


Former Chicago Bears player and coach, Mike Ditka, addresses the crowd during a ceremony retiring his number during halftime of a game between the Chicago Bears and the Dallas Cowboys at Soldier Field on December 9, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

“Ditka Day” Across Illinois

Former Chicago Bears player, coach gets his #89 retired.


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State of Illinois Announces E-Recycling Grants

Madison and St. Clair counties are among the 49 each getting $2,000 for media buys.


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Ill. House Committee Oks Gay Marriage 6-5

Bill would overturn state’s ban on same-sex marriage.


Harrisburg Tornado Damage

Ill. Official’s Letter, Not Law, Key To Road Work

At issue is the “diversion” of funds earmarked for roads and bridges.


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Lawmaker Urges “Common Sense” Concealed Carry Law

Federal judge ruled in December that the state’s concealed carry ban was unconstitutional.


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Quinn Launches Website In Pensions Campaign

Plans to utilize social media to promote solutions.



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