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The Obama administration is developing a method for religious organizations opposed to contraception coverage under the Affordable Care Act to opt out of providing the coverage in their health plans without filling out a form.
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U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin has called on Russian President Vladimir Putin to accept responsibility for downing a Malaysian Airlines jetliner over eastern Ukraine.
Before the Board of Education meets Thursday night to vote on a contract for Terrence P. Carter, its unanimous selection as the city's next superintendent of schools, it will hold a closed-door conference call to question him further about his academic record.
The 2-1 decision handed down by the Illinois Appellate Court OKs a state plan to charge electricity customers an estimated $1 to $1.40 a month to help pay for the long-delayed project.
Murder charges were filed Tuesday by prosecutors in Lee County, the northern Illinois county where a Rockford man allegedly attacked a Monticello woman as she was leaving a rest area along Interstate 39. Anna Sacco-Miller, the Lee County state's attorney, announced at a news conference Tuesday morning in Rockford that her office has filed 16 counts ... (more)
Desperate to curb the gun violence wracking their city, Chicago lawmakers are leading the way toward a counterintuitive idea -- fighting crime by making it easier for young people to wipe away minor arrest records.
An Arizona man is charged with first-degree murder in the stabbing death of his half-brother in western Illinois.
T eachers from across the State gathered for the Illinois Teachers Workshop: Rocks, Minerals & Mining in Today's Society, presented by the Illinois Association of Aggregate Producers on July 14th-16th at Rockford University in Rockford, Illinois.
An expired meat scandal in China is souring consumers from eating at McDonald's.
A federal judge has ruled that the state of Illinois has the authority to close a southern Illinois center for people with developmental disabilities.
Texas Roadhouse restaurants across the state will be teaming up with local law enforcement officers on Friday, July 25, for a Benefit Lunch.
Today in the DuPage County Daily Herald, Susan Sarkauskas, submitted a very honorable article about one Illinois pet rescue organization helping another in Tennessee.
Governor Pat Quinn Sunday signed legislation to add the treatment of adults and children with seizures to the state's Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Act.
The accidental electrocution last month of a 3-year-old Illinois boy was caused by current from an improperly grounded family camper.
Officers outfit an inmate with a hockey mask and thick gloves to keep him from gouging out his eye.
Illinois is in earthquake country. That's what the National Seismic Hazard Project says, in its series of updated hazard maps.
Updated: Wed Jul 23, 2014 07:10 am
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