State News

  • 5 infants at Illinois day care diagnosed with measles

    CHICAGO – Five infants who attend a suburban Chicago day care center have been diagnosed with measles and about 10 more children, including some also ...
    Feb. 5, 2015 - 11:52 pm
  • Rep. Aaron Schock's aide resigns after reports of racial comments

    WASHINGTON – A top aide to Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock resigned Thursday following published reports that he posted racially charged comments on social ...
    Feb. 5, 2015 - 3:48 pm
  • Babies too young for vaccine diagnosed in Palatine measles cluster

    Officials are investigating a cluster of measles in a KinderCare Learning Center in Palatine, including five children younger than 1, according to a j ...
    Feb. 5, 2015 - 11:51 pm
  • Cameras appear in court for first time in Cook County

    CHICAGO – Two men who acted as lookouts during the killing of an off-duty Chicago police officer were sentenced to life in prison Wednesday in the fir ...
    Feb. 4, 2015 - 4:22 pm
  • Bond set for 2 arrested in death of U of I student

    CHAMPAIGN – Two men were charged Tuesday with first-degree murder in the slaying of a University of Illinois student from Chicago. Daniel Gonzalez, 21 ...
    Feb. 3, 2015 - 10:24 pm
  • Gov. Bruce Rauner set to deliver State of the State address today

    CHICAGO – Gov. Bruce Rauner has a chance to fill in the details on his plans for fixing the state’s problems when he addresses the General Assembly to ...
    Feb. 3, 2015 - 10:56 pm
  • Illinois to receive nearly $53M share of S&P settlement

    CHICAGO – Illinois will receive a $52.5 million share of a multi-state settlement with Standard & Poor's over allegations that the credit ratings agen ...
    Feb. 3, 2015 - 9:50 am
  • Gov. Bruce Rauner issues medical marijuana licenses

    CHICAGO – Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner awarded licenses Monday to dozens of medical marijuana businesses across the state after conducting an internal r ...
    Feb. 3, 2015 - 12:07 am
  • State Democrats content to wait for Rauner proposals

    SPRINGFIELD – In the inevitable chess game unfolding in the state Capitol this year over how to fix Illinois’ woeful budget, Democratic lawmakers said ...
    Feb. 2, 2015 - 11:57 pm
  • Rauner issues medical marijuana licenses after review

    CHICAGO – Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner has awarded licenses to medical marijuana businesses after a review that found flaws in the license award process ...
    Feb. 2, 2015 - 5:31 pm
  • Northeast deals with fresh snow after Midwest gets blanketed

    BOSTON – Another winter storm inflicted fresh misery on the Northeast on Monday, causing the cancellation of flights, classes and major court cases a ...
    Feb. 2, 2015 - 12:19 pm
  • Illinois marrow donor shares story

    LASALLE – Somewhere during his stint in the U.S. Marine Corps, Brad Vogelgesang of La Salle volunteered his name for a bone marrow registry. And then ...
    Feb. 1, 2015 - 11:18 pm
  • Storm blankets Midwest in snow, creeps toward Northeast

    CHICAGO – A slow-moving winter storm blanketed a large swath of the Plains and Midwest in snow Sunday, forcing the cancellation of roughly 2,000 fligh ...
    Feb. 1, 2015 - 11:17 pm
  • Rauner previews State of the State

    CHICAGO – As he prepares to deliver his first State of the State address, Gov. Bruce Rauner has been traveling Illinois previewing what are expected t ...
    Feb. 1, 2015 - 11:27 pm
  • Emanuel waging campaign for 2nd term with no big challengers

    CHICAGO – Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel doesn’t face any big-name challengers in his push for a second term, but the former White House chief of staff is ...
    Feb. 1, 2015 - 11:15 pm
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