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  • Bill to allow bobcat hunting advances to full Senate

    SPRINGFIELD – A second attempt to establish a bobcat-hunting season in Illinois is headed to the Senate floor for a final vote.
    May 15, 2015 - 12:02 am
  • Illinois House Democrats reject right-to-work legislation

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois House Democrats Thursday voted down a right-to-work plan closely mirroring Gov. Bruce Rauner’s proposal to allow local governme ...
    May 14, 2015 - 11:59 pm
  • No charges for white Zion police officer who killed black teen, prosecutor says

    WAUKEGAN — A prosecutor said Thursday that he won't charge a white northeastern Illinois police officer in the fatal shooting of a 17-year-old black y ...
    May 14, 2015 - 4:23 pm
  • Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner says no 'clear roadmap' on pension reform

    SPRINGFIELD — Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner says there's no "clear roadmap" for a solution to the state's pension crisis after the Illinois Supreme Court ...
    May 14, 2015 - 4:22 pm
  • Spike Lee defends 'Chiraq' title for movie about Chicago violence

    CHICAGO — Flanked by parents holding photographs of the children they've lost to gun violence in Chicago, filmmaker Spike Lee on Thursday defended his ...
    May 14, 2015 - 4:21 pm
  • $320K went to Illinois Department of Aging services for dead people, audit says

    SPRINGFIELD — A report from the state auditor's office has found more than $321,000 was paid for services to dead people through a program in the Illi ...
    May 14, 2015 - 4:19 pm
  • Illinois road, bridge maintenance funding looks bleak, Bruce Rauner administration says

    SPRINGFIELD — Money to maintain Illinois highways and bridges drops steeply in the coming year and could lead to significantly deteriorated roads in t ...
    May 14, 2015 - 4:17 pm
  • Huntley fishermen will compete as IHSA, Special Olympics team up for state tournament

    BLOOMINGTON - Athletes from Illinois high schools, including Huntley, and the Special Olympics are teaming up for a fishing tournament.
    May 14, 2015 - 4:02 pm
  • Illinois House plans vote on Gov. Bruce Rauner's Right to Work proposal

    SPRINGFIELD — The Illinois House is planning a vote on Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner's proposal that would allow local governments to permit workers to ...
    May 14, 2015 - 10:45 am
  • Barbs fly as Jack Franks' Illinois government consolidation bill remains in committee

    State Sen. Pam Althoff did not call for a committee vote Wednesday on a government consolidation bill she is being pressured by some of her fellow McH ...
    May 14, 2015 - 1:04 am
  • Lawmakers skeptical about Illinois pension deal this spring

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois lawmakers expressed skepticism Wednesday that they'll be able to pass a new pension fix this spring, despite pressure from Gov. ...
    May 13, 2015 - 9:23 pm
  • Verizon Wireless, Sprint settle allegations of bogus charges

    CHICAGO – Illinois consumers who believe third-party vendors charged their cellphone bills phony fees can submit restitution claims after a $158 milli ...
    May 12, 2015 - 11:57 pm
  • Chicago's Goodman Theatre announces $15M expansion

    CHICAGO – Chicago's Goodman Theatre will undergo a major $15 million expansion.The theater made the ...
    May 12, 2015 - 11:57 pm
  • Civil case plaintiffs weigh in on caps in tort reform

    SPRINGFIELD – Plaintiffs in medical malpractice and wrongful death lawsuits weighed in Tuesday about the impact of jury award limits as Illinois lawma ...
    May 12, 2015 - 11:56 pm
  • Verizon Wireless, Sprint settle allegations of bogus charges

    WASHINGTON – Verizon Wireless will pay $90 million and Sprint $68 million to settle charges that the mobile giants allowed phony charges on their cust ...
    May 12, 2015 - 11:56 pm
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