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  • Special prosecutor named for Laquan McDonald murder case

    CHICAGO – A judge on Thursday appointed a special prosecutor to handle the murder case against the white Chicago police officer who shot a black teena ...
    Aug. 4, 2016 - 1:52 pm
  • Illinois will start sending vehicle registration reminders again

    CHICAGO – Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White says his office has resumed sending vehicle registration reminder notices that he stopped sending du ...
    Aug. 2, 2016 - 8:41 am
  • Joshua Henry to play Aaron Burr in 'Hamilton' in Chicago

    NEW YORK – Tony Award-nominee Joshua Henry has been named to play Aaron Burr in the Chicago production of "Hamilton" this fall.
    Aug. 1, 2016 - 10:51 am
  • House races key to Illinois political power struggle

    CHICAGO – After a year of squabbles over the state budget, the outcome of Illinois’ power struggle now hinges on dozens of House election campaigns th ...
    July 31, 2016 - 11:46 pm
  • No opening delay seen from halt of dunes pavilion work

    CHESTERTON, Ind. – Work to refurbish and privatize a pavilion at Indiana Dunes State Park to bring restaurants, a rooftop bar and a banquet center alo ...
    July 31, 2016 - 11:46 pm
  • Reader Poll

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