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  • Illinois medical marijuana sales reach $2.57 million in June

    CHICAGO – The Illinois medical marijuana industry saw $2.57 million in retail sales during June, a sign of continuing steady growth of the retail mark ...
    July 8, 2016 - 10:39 am
  • Chicago police pair up for safety after Dallas shootings

    CHICAGO – Chicago police are working in pairs to increase their safety following the fatal shooting of Dallas officers during a protest of police shoo ...
    July 8, 2016 - 10:11 am
  • 3-year-old was trapped in car seat underwater outside Sycamore

    SYCAMORE – A 3-year-old girl was flown Wednesday to Central DuPage Hospital with serious injuries after a crash left her trapped in a car partially su ...
    July 6, 2016 - 10:25 pm
  • Flag-burning Illinois protester will not face charges

    URBANA – An Illinois prosecutor says she will not file charges against a man whose flag-burning protest led to his arrest on Independence Day.
    July 5, 2016 - 4:36 pm
  • As late budgets go, Illinois has no equal

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois has redefined what it means to have a late budget.Other states have gone seve ...
    July 3, 2016 - 10:49 pm
  • Election, angry voters prompt budget deal

    CHICAGO – After a year and a half of bickering and unbending demands, Illinois lawmakers were moved to compromise on a stopgap budget by a powerful fo ...
    July 1, 2016 - 11:36 pm
  • Illinois lowered the U.S. flag more than a dozen times in 2015

    On nearly nine out of 10 days last year, one or more states were flying the American flag at half-staff to memorialize the deaths of military members, ...
    July 1, 2016 - 9:54 am
  • Illinois lawmakers, governor OK stopgap spending deal

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois lawmakers approved a partial spending plan Thursday that would ensure schools stay open another year and give colleges and huma ...
    July 1, 2016 - 12:05 am
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