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State Police Cars Get New Look

Something old is new again for the Illinois State Police.

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Quinn Signs ‘Puppy Lemon Law’

Governor Pat Quinn has signed legislation to protect consumers who buy a dog or cat and then learn the animal…

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Ratt and Dokken Make Emergency Landing in Moline

A private jet carrying rock bands Ratt and Dokken had to make an emergency landing in Moline after smoke was…

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Soldiers Celebrate Polish Armed Forces Day

The Illinois National Guard has celebrated Polish Armed Forces Day with Mass, a memorial ceremony and a parade in Warsaw.…

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Illinois, 10 States Receive Wildlife Grants

Illinois will use money from a federal wildlife grant to try to reintroduce a species of snapping turtle last documented…

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Illinois Schools Must Teach Birth Control

Students in Illinois public schools that teach sex education will now be taught about birth control and sexually transmitted diseases…

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Former Macomb Mayor Reappointed by Obama to Amtrak Board

A businessman from western Illinois is back on the board of directors at Amtrak. The passenger railroad said this week…

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Moody’s Downgrades Cook County

Moody’s Investors Service has downgraded Cook County’s credit rating, citing an ongoing county and state pension crisis. The agency announced…

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Quinn Approves Ban on Cell Phones While Driving

Using a hand-held cellphone while driving in Illinois will be illegal on January 1st. Governor Pat Quinn signed legislation Friday…

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Lt. Gov Simon: Hold Off on Cutting Comptroller Position

Lt. Gov Sheila Simon is running for the Illinois State Comptroller. On Friday, Simon said it’s not the right time…

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Woman Accused of Fatal Accident Wants New Attorney

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Andrea Little had been expected to plead guilty.

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Federal Grand Jury Indicts 2 Decatur Residents

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Two Decatur residents have been charged by a federal grand jury in Springfield.

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House Fails to Override Veto of Union-Backed Bill

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The House voted 68-34 to override Rauner's veto of the bill. It needed 71 votes to become law.

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Child Care Assistance Program Changes Fail By One Vote

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A plan to restore state-subsidized child care assistance for low-income working parents has failed by one vote in the Illinois House.

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Peoria Settles With Man Who Parodied Mayor on Twitter

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The city of Peoria will pay $125,000 to a man whose home was raided after he created a Twitter account to parody the mayor.