Durbin to Putin: Take responsibility for crash
U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin has called on Russian President Vladimir Putin to accept responsibility for downing Malaysian Airlines jetliner over eastern Ukraine.
Rule changes coming in 2014-15 deer hunting season
The Illinois Department of Natural Resources is announcing a number of changes for the upcoming deer hunting season.
- Rizzo homers twice CHICAGO — If it was a sneak preview of the future at Wrigley Field on Tuesday night, then Chicago Cubs fans can’t wait for the sequel.Twenty-four-year-old Anthony Rizzo hit two home runs and 24-year-old Kyle Hendricks pitched seven innings for his fi
Illinois insurance subsidies in place for now
Officials say Illinois health insurance customers shouldn't feel any immediate effect of a federal appeals court panel's ruling as a confusing legal battle continues over President Barack Obama's health care overhaul.
Report: More Illinois children living in poverty
The number of Illinois children living in areas of high poverty has increased by about a third since 2000, according to a report released Tuesday.
- Two honored as 'Friends' MORRISON, Ill. — The Whiteside County Fair recently announced its 2014 Friend of the Fair. Paul Vock and Dan Heusinkveld are this year’s honorees. The two men have been involved with the fair for decades.Vock started with the fair in 1971 as the Heav
- USDA: Illinois corn, soybean faring well SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture says Illinois’ corn crop is maturing faster than normal and faring well.The USDA said in its weekly crop-status update that 81 percent of the state’s corn is rated as either good or excellen
- Regional Education Office consolidation not easy SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — With 11 months to go until deadline, Illinois officials are still working out the details of upcoming mergers of Regional Offices of Education around the state.The State Board of Education approved a new map last fall cutting
- Sale pitches White Sox past Royals CHICAGO — About the only pitch that Chris Sale wouldn’t make Monday night was his case for the American League’s Cy Young Award.Then again, if he keeps pitching like he has so far this season, he won’t have to say much.Sale pitched seven effective in
- Rizzo's big catch backfires PHOENIX — Things are going so badly for the Chicago Cubs, even a spectacular play backfires.First baseman Anthony Rizzo tumbled over a railing and into a camera well to make a catch, but a rule allowed the go-ahead run to score from third and the Cub
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