Illinois Gov. Quinn faces questions about program
Democratic Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn, fighting to hold onto his seat and his reputation as a reformer who's cleaned up state government, is facing a steady stream of questions about a now-defunct anti-violence program he started in the run-up to his 2010 election.
- Bulls cut Boozer on amnesty clause CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Bulls said goodbye to forward Carlos Boozer on Tuesday, using the amnesty clause to cut the veteran forward after four seasons with the team.Boozer came to Chicago in a sign-and-trade deal with Utah in July 2010. The two-ti
Medical marijuana rules before Illinois committee
Not a single marijuana seed has been planted in Illinois' pilot medical cannabis program. But medical marijuana is inching closer to reality and a meeting set for Tuesday will shape the program's future
Ill. issues new rules for concealed-carry denials
A flurry of lawsuits from people who were rejected for concealed carry permits has prompted the Illinois State Police to announce it will require a state review board to explain to applicants why they were denied.
- Illinois AG sues, alleging student loan debt scams CHICAGO — Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan filed lawsuits Monday against two companies she says are scamming people who are paying student loan debts.The lawsuits, filed in Cook and Champaign counties, alleged “deceptive practices” for charging
Michigan man robs bank to pay for engagement ring
Separated by hundreds of miles between his Detroit-area home and that of his Illinois girlfriend, Ramsey Fakhouri figured he would make the long-distance romance work by getting his sweetheart an engagement ring.
- 'Rumors' to hit Timber Lake stage MOUNT CARROLL, Ill. — A new comedy will begin this week at Timber Lake Playhouse.“Rumors” will debut Thursday at the Mount Carroll theater, and will continue through July 26. The show will feature 10 performers who have been a part of Timber Lake in
- White Sox can't hold on, fall to Indians CLEVELAND (AP) — The Chicago White Sox had no problem taking leads over the Indians on Friday night.Holding on to them was a different story.Hector Noesi allowed a two-run home run to Nick Swisher in the fifth inning, completing Cleveland’s third and
Polar vortex? Nope, just cooler Midwestern temps
Unseasonably cool temperatures will arrive next week in the Midwest and as far south as Arkansas and Oklahoma.
- Cubs score in 12th, avoid 5-game sweep CINCINNATI — Arismendy Alcantara needed just one day to get the feel of the big leagues.After going 0-for-4 in his major league debut on Wednesday, the highly regarded Cubs prospect had four hits and scored the tying and winning runs as Chicago snapp
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