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Kirk Expresses Doubts about Iran Deal

U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk has added his voice to those voicing skepticism Iran will stick to a new nuclear deal.…


First Filing Day for Nomination Petitions

A sure sign campaign season is underway in Illinois comes as election officials prepare to receive nomination petitions. Monday is…


Springfield Citizens Gather Supplies for Washington Victims

Area residents gathered together to help the tornado victims of Washington on Saturday. The event was held at Ace Hardware…


Illinois Opens Disaster Relief Facility

Illinois residents affected by the November 17th tornadoes can get access to disaster relief and information at a new facility…


AG Investigates Tornado Relief Scam

Attorney General says she’s opening an investigation into a potential fundraising scam tied to tornado relief efforts in the state.…


SHG Rolls Past Washington 44-14

Washington, Ill. residents got a brief reprieve Saturday afternoon from cleaning up after a monster storm, but it wasn’t a happy ending for them.


AG, Chicago Sue Indiana Company Over Petcoke

The Illinois attorney general and city of Chicago have filed a lawsuit seeking to stop an Indiana company from storing…

Obama speaks about the sequester in Washington

Illinois with Obama on Insurance Cancellation Fix

Governor Pat Quinn’s administration has announced Illinois will allow the one-year extension of existing health insurance plans proposed by President…


Oberweis Says He’s Running for US Senate

Dairy industry magnate and Republican State Senator Jim Oberweis says he’s running for the U.S. Senate. In a video announcing…


Officer Shoots, Kills Driver During Traffic Stop

Illinois Conservation Police say an officer shot and killed a motorist who pinned an Illinois State Police trooper with his…

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Foul Play Not Suspected in Death of Southern Illinois Woman

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Authorities in southern Illinois say foul play is not suspected in the death of a 22-year-old Murphysboro woman whose body…

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Prosecutors: Man Eyed Targets After Brother Shot

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Investigators say a Chicago man suspected in the fatal shooting of a 9-year-old boy went looking for targets after his brother was killed during a months-long gang feud.

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Lawyers for Schock Say Documents Handed Over to Prosecutors

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Attorneys for former Illinois congressman Aaron Schock say they have reached an agreement with federal prosecutors on documents currently under review by a federal judge.

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Senate Democratic Candidates Seek Backing From Big Names

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Some powerful Democrats in Illinois are backing different candidates in the party’s U.S. Senate primary.

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Man Killed After Shooting Inside Home


Incident happened around 3:30am on East Brown.