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Woman Turns Herself in for Hit and Run Death

A woman has turned herself in forĀ a hit and run that left a 48-year-old man dead. According to our news…

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Pension Progress May Lead to December Vote

Radogno: public service for a modest salary is one thing; a bigtime payday in retirement is another

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Same Sex Marriage Will Be the Law; Bishop Prepares Exorcism

Paprocki upset with lawmakers for co-opting Pope’s message

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Another Violation of Open Meeting Act by City?

The city may be getting sued once again for violating the Open Meetings Act.

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U of I Professor Canned

The University of Illinois Board of Trustees has fired a professor with a 50-year career.

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Chicago May Bid on GOP Convention

Chicago is considering making a bid to be the site of the 2016 Republican National Convention.

Campbell: No Stipend for Me if Elected Sheriff

Sangamon County Undersheriff Jack Campbell says he will not accept a little know financial windfall if he is elected

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Arrest in Decatur Girl’s Murder

Police in Decatur say they have arrested a teenage boy following the shooting death of a 15-year-old girl.

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Court Upholds TV Pitchman Kevin Trudeau’s 10-Year Sentence

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An appeals court in Chicago has upheld a 10-year prison term for best-selling author Kevin Trudeau.

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Hung Jury Declared in Trial of Former Illinois Prosecutor

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Judge Bob Hardwick declared a mistrial Friday evening in the trial of Curtis Lovelace.

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Amtrak, Illinois Reach Deal to Maintain Instate Service

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The deal announced Friday will maintain service through the end of the fiscal year on June 30 at a cost of $38.3 million to the state. The department paid $42 million the previous fiscal year.

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State Museum to Reopen with Governor’s Amendatory Veto

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Rauner has amendatorily vetoed a bill lawmakers approved a few months ago that would reopen the museum and all its satellite locations.

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Woman Convicted of Involuntary Manslaughter of Child Sentenced

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Cammie Kelly is going to prison for four years.