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Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner to deliver State of the State

Wed, 01/31/2018 - 9:26am
Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner is set to give his fourth State of the State address.

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner to deliver State of the State

Wed, 01/31/2018 - 7:58am
Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner is set to give his fourth State of the State address

Sheriff son of Warren Buffett to donate $1.4M to county

Wed, 01/31/2018 - 3:49am
A central Illinois sheriff who's the son of billionaire investor Warren Buffett says he's gearing up to donate $1.4 million to pay for wide-ranging expenses from new software at the jail to drug-related autopsies

Body of missing woman found near southern Illinois lake

Tue, 01/30/2018 - 8:57pm
Authorities in southern Illinois have found the body of a woman who was reported missing early in January

25 sites in Illinois added to historic places register

Tue, 01/30/2018 - 8:56pm
A retirement home, a park, several schools, a theater and a site where a tavern once stood are among 25 buildings and properties up and down Illinois that have joined the ranks of the National Register of Historic Places

Democratic governor candidates make pitches to southern Illinois voters

Tue, 01/30/2018 - 8:39pm
President Donald Trump may be a racist and a bigot, said the six Democratic candidates for Illinois governor Tuesday night, but the people who voted for him did so in spite of those characteristics, not because of them.

Walgreens to pay $2M to settle suit over expired baby food

Tue, 01/30/2018 - 4:10pm
Authorities say Walgreens has agreed to pay more than $2 million to three Northern California counties to settle a lawsuit alleging the Illinois-based company was selling expired baby food, infant formula and over-the counter drugs

Illinois man who killed wife's divorce lawyer dies in prison

Tue, 01/30/2018 - 2:27pm
A Southern Illinois man who killed his ex-wife's divorce lawyer before heled police on a 13-week manhunt two decades ago has died in prison

Prosecutor clears Peoria officers in shooting death case

Tue, 01/30/2018 - 1:30pm
Prosecutors in central Illinois have determined that six police officers acted in self-defense when they fatally shot a suspected bank robber last fall

Autopsy: Driver shot by police died from gunshot wound

Tue, 01/30/2018 - 9:08am
Preliminary autopsy results show that a driver fatally shot by a northern Illinois police officer during a traffic stop died from a gunshot wound

Authorities: Rare synthetic drugs found in central Illinois

Tue, 01/30/2018 - 3:51am
Authorities say two rare synthetic drugs that could be fatal have been found in central Illinois

Priest accused of having child porn free on $250,000 bond

Tue, 01/30/2018 - 3:49am
A Catholic priest who was arrested in southern Illinois on child pornography charges is now free on bond

Cleveland Indians dropping Chief Wahoo logo from uniforms

Mon, 01/29/2018 - 6:06pm
The Cleveland Indians are dropping the Chief Wahoo logo from their uniforms next year, bowing to years of complaints that the grinning, red-faced caricature used in one version or another since 1947 is racist

Illinois consistent nationwide for cold-related deaths

Mon, 01/29/2018 - 2:44pm
A federal agency reports that Illinois was consistently in the top five states nationwide for cold-related deaths per year from 1999 until 2016.

Inquests to be rescheduled in officer's, motorist's deaths

Mon, 01/29/2018 - 12:43pm
Northern Illinois authorities say inquests will be rescheduled in the deaths of a Rockford police officer and a motorist

NIU seeking naming rights partner for Convocation Center

Mon, 01/29/2018 - 10:37am
Northern Illinois University says it's looking for someone to pay for the naming rights to the school's 10,000-seat Convocation Center

Police: Man drove car at officer before being fatally shot

Mon, 01/29/2018 - 5:32am
Authorities say a driver who was fatally shot by a northern Illinois officer during a traffic stop had put the car in reverse and accelerated toward the officer

School library exhibit showcases veterans' military tattoos

Mon, 01/29/2018 - 3:48am
Eastern Illinois University's Booth Library is hosting an exhibit featuring military veterans' tattoos

Rural schools in Illinois online AP courses

Sun, 01/28/2018 - 7:34am
A pilot program is giving students in rural Illinois high schools better access to Advanced Placement courses to prepare them for college

SIU's medical school spends $2.2M to open Springfield clinic

Sun, 01/28/2018 - 7:07am
Southern Illinois University School of Medicine has opened a new outpatient clinic in Springfield to provide ear, nose and throat care