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  • Illinois State Police: $1,000 reward in trooper attack at toll plaza

    SOUTH HOLLAND – Illinois State Police said a $1,000 reward is available for information leading to the arrest of a suspect wanted attacking a trooper ...
    Jan. 28, 2017 - 11:03 pm
  • Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner criticizes request to halt state worker paychecks

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan’s request that a judge bar the state from paying 63,000 government employees to get feuding Repub ...
    Jan. 27, 2017 - 11:40 pm
  • Blagojevich's daughter criticizes Obama for not commuting father's sentence

    CHICAGO – A daughter of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich is criticizing former President Barack Obama for not granting early release to her father ...
    Jan. 27, 2017 - 11:40 pm
  • Chicago police chief discloses he needs kidney transplant

    CHICAGO – Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson disclosed after a public dizzy spell on Friday that he has battled a kidney condition for more t ...
    Jan. 27, 2017 - 11:40 pm
  • Lisa Madigan files to stop state workers' pay until budget passed

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan has filed a motion to stop the payment of state workers' salaries until legislators and Gov. Bruc ...
    Jan. 27, 2017 - 10:32 am
  • With eye on 2018, Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner says 'Don't blame me'

    SPRINGFIELD – With crises mounting around him, Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner's strategy for fending off potential Democratic challengers and keeping his ...
    Jan. 26, 2017 - 3:00 pm
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