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Illinois State Police have launched a website to provide information about the Concealed Carry application process, according to a news release.
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An attorney-ethics review board is recommending a censure for an Illinois lawyer accused of being "less than candid" about how he got a copy of a page from a judge's personal appointment book.
A real crisis was looming, not the kind that today's headline-writers regularly invoke, and so devalue.
A major credit-rating house has taken a more positive outlook on Illinois debt than it has in years after last week's pension-reform vote.
Gov. Pat Quinn went without a paycheck for months to make the point that lawmakers needed to pass a pension reform bill.
Pat Yeagle , AAW LEAVEN Award Committee and IL Agri-Women member from Winslow, presents the LEAVEN Award to Penny Lauritzen of Lanark at their 38th annual convention American Agri-Women awarded Penny Lauritzen, AFM, CFPA of Lanark, Ill., its highest member honor, the LEAVEN Award, at its 38th annual convention, held recently in Niagara Falls, N.Y.
An exchange of well-wishes between a first-year president and the world's oldest republic is the latest find of the Springfield-based Papers of Abraham Lincoln, a foundational research arm of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum.
In this Aug. 19, 2013 file photo, Sen. Mark Kirk, R-Ill. speaks in Chicago. Senator Kirk underwent surgery Monday, Dec. 9, 2013 to have his gallbladder removed in Chicago.
Today Representative Aaron Schock introduced the Family Cord Blood Banking Act. Umbilical cord blood is unique in that it has a high concentration of rich stem cells that can then be used to combat various diseases which may develop throughout ones life.
Tammy Altepeter of St. Louis held the hand of her 10-year-old son as they toured the Bryant Cottage State Historic Site recently.
But every Feb. 12 at the Old Statehouse in Springfield, Ill., scores of farmers leave the livestock and the frozen corn and bean fields to sit in the balconies alongside scholars and statesmen for the Abraham Lincoln Association's annual Lincoln Symposium, held since 1908 on Lincoln's birthday.
Wallace L. Heil, Jr., 72, of Taylorville, IL passed away on Thursday, December 5, 2013 at 11:04 p.m. at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield.
Cecilia Abadie models her Google Glass as she talks with her attorney outside of traffic court Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013, in San Diego.
One year ago, the head of the AFL-CIO predicted Gov. Pat Quinn could not win re-election "without making peace with the unions."