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  • Illinois policemen rescue swan trapped in ice

    WINTHROP HARBOR – Some valiant police officers spent part of New Year’s Day freeing a swan trapped by Lake Michigan ice.
    Jan. 3, 2015 - 10:07 pm
  • Bald Knob Cross of Peace to expand

    ALTO PASS – Members of the board in charge of the Bald Knob Cross of Peace plan to expand the site and hire an executive director for the 11-story cro ...
    Jan. 2, 2015 - 10:59 pm
  • Gov. Quinn’s Medicaid chief to leave job

    CHICAGO – The director of the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services plans to resign Friday as part of the transition to Republican Gov ...
    Jan. 2, 2015 - 10:59 pm
  • Illinois extends marijuana experiment to children

    CHICAGO – Randy Gross hopes a new law allowing children into Illinois' medical marijuana program will reunite his family, nearly a year after his wife ...
    Jan. 2, 2015 - 4:18 pm
  • New year ushers in new laws in Illinois

    People eager to rest after a night spent ringing in 2015 can travel home faster along the interstates around Chicago, starting New Year’s Day.
    Jan. 1, 2015 - 10:43 pm
  • 7-year-old in Chicago hurt by rock thrown at car

    CHICAGO – Police in Chicago say a group of teens threw a brick or concrete block at a car, seriously injuring a 7-year-old boy who was riding with his ...
    Jan. 1, 2015 - 9:26 pm
  • Cyclist killed in Humboldt Park hit-and-run

    CHICAGO – A bicyclist has been killed in a hit-and-run in Chicago.Police say a dark-colored minivan ...
    Jan. 1, 2015 - 9:26 pm
  • Illinois has no explanation for pot permit delay

    CHICAGO – Without explanation, Gov. Pat Quinn's administration has conceded it missed its end-of-the-year target for deciding which businesses will re ...
    Jan. 1, 2015 - 8:49 pm
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