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Cuts approved by the City Council have led to protests from city workers, including police and fire staff, who say they cannot afford the changes and feel betrayed by a city they have served and protected.
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Ohio-based Murray Energy Corp. clams in a lawsuit that Williamson Energy LLC since 2009 has bought up parcels of southern Illinois land Murray wanted to expand its coal operations.
9 hrs ago | Route 66 News
Posted by Ron Warnick in Businesses , History , Route 66 Associations , Signs . Tags: Hi-Way Tavern , Illinois Route 66 Hall of Fame , Nelch and Son Concrete , Postville Courthouse trackback Three inductees - including a previously announced historic bar in Edwardsville - were announced to the Illinois Route 66 Hall of Fame during the Illinois ... (more)
13 hrs ago | My FOX Chicago
Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn says he will sign legislation to designed to help adoptees and their birth family members learn more about their history.
14 hrs ago | WTHR-TV Indianapolis
DNA results confirm that the biological father of the seven dead infants found stored in a Utah garage is the estranged husband of the woman charged with murder in the case, authorities said Tuesday.
Here are two rules of American politics: Never let an opponent's attacks go unanswered, and if you're running in the South and have a good reason to be pictured holding a Bible, go for it.
Tearful relatives appealed for clemency Tuesday for an Illinois woman they say was wrongly convicted nearly three decades ago of taking part in in a macabre kidnap-for-ransom plot in which a businessman was lured from his home and buried alive.
Retired state workers aren't seeing any immediate advantage from an Illinois Supreme Court ruling last week in their favor.
Government officials say workers cleaning a storage room at a research center made a startling discovery last week - decades-old vials of smallpox forgotten in a cardboard box.
The Illinois Prisoner Review Board will hear a clemency petition on behalf of a woman convicted of helping kidnap Kankakee businessman Stephen Small and burying him alive in 1987.
A cold frontal boundary will extend from the southern Plains to the upper Midwest on Tuesday, while a ridge of high pressure will build over the Intermountain West.
A man suspected in two Illinois homicides who was arrested after a high-speed chase appeared during a court appearance to be injured.
The Chicago Sun-Times examined the transparency levels for the high school governing bodies in the six most populous U.S. states plus four others near Illinois and found that seven of those groups are either subject to open-records laws or voluntarily respond to requests.
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In this July 1, 2014 photo, Gov. Pat Quinn speaks at a news conference in Oak Park, Ill., after he signed a bill that will allow Illinois voters to register on Election Day, have more time to vote early, and not be required to bring photo identification to vote early.
The people of Illinois are feeling particularly gloomy about their state, with its high unemployment, billions of dollars in debt, decades-long battles against corruption - and another possible tax hike waiting for them after the November election.
Two Mississippi River bridges were closed due to flooding, and with more storms in the forecast, there is growing concern that conditions could worsen in parts of Missouri and Illinois.
Updated: Wed Jul 09, 2014 05:40 pm
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