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Health Departments Want State Money

The Illinois Public Health Association says the state budget impasse is "eroding" the ability to respond to public health emergencies.


in Local

Southbound I-55 Lanes Near Lincoln Reduced Due to Haz-Mat Situation

An overturned semi carrying hazardous materials has reduced I-55 southbound down to one lane just north of Lincoln.


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Former Elected Official Goes to Prison After Name Change

A judge has sentenced an ex-Illinois official to prison after he changed his name, claimed he's dead and violated his supervised-release conditions.


in Local

Fox Lake Manhunt Proves Costly

More than $300,000 has been spent on the investigation


in Entertainment, Lifestyle

Oh no! We might be facing a pumpkin shortage by Thanksgiving

An unusually wet June has cut yields of the autumn favorite by about half.


in Entertainment

We’ve reached the ‘future’ as it was envisioned in ‘Back To The Future’

We're still waiting on those flying cars ... but almost everything else was predicted in the '80s film franchise has come close to being true.


in National, World

Obama makes pitch to win support for Pacific trade pact

U.S. President Barack Obama kicked off a sales pitch for a 12-nation Pacific Rim trade agreement.


in National

Gov’t health insurance website getting upgrades

Consumers shopping on the government's health insurance website should find it easier to get their questions answered this year.


in Sports

Cleveland appeals ‘jock tax’ ruling to Supreme Court

The city of Cleveland says it is within its rights to tax visiting professional athletes based on the number of games they play a year because taxation is a matter of local jurisdiction.


in Weird

‘Mystery’ soda machine delivers a surprise every time

You never know what you're gonna get ...


in Sports

FIFA’s Blatter calls Swiss investigation ‘outrageous’

The outgoing FIFA President said a criminal investigation against him was "not correct" and defended his decision not to step down sooner as head of the world soccer body.


in Lifestyle

Myths about the flu

It's that time of year again.


in Music

Go to rock ‘n’ roll camp with Tony Iommi

The Black Sabbath star and fellow guitar greats Steve Vai and Zakk Wylde will front next year's annual Rock 'n' Roll Fantasy Camp in L.A.


in Music

Stevie Wonder is a single man

The "Sir Duke" singer, separated from his second wife since 2009, is officially divorced.


in Music

Giant human peace sign celebrates Lennon’s 75th

More than 2,000 people joined Yoko Ono in New York's Central Park in an attempt to set a world record for the largest group of people forming a peace sign.


in Local

Davis Is Optimistic about TPP

Anticipates Illinois impact


in Sports

Pacquiao planning to retire

Filipino boxing great Manny Pacquiao, a winner of world titles in eight different weight categories, said he is likely to retire from the sport after one more fight next year.


in Local

No Adlai Here

Budget uncertainty and ALPLM's structural future are blamed


in Sports

The MLB wants answers from DraftKings

Major League Baseball said it was surprised to learn that fantasy sports operator DraftKings, in which it has an equity investment, allowed its employees to participate in contests and has reached out to the company to discuss the matter.


in Sports

Astros launch postseason with win over Yankees

The Houston Astros blasted into the next round of the Major League Baseball postseason with a 3-0 shutout of the New York Yankees in their Wild Card playoff game.

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in Entertainment

Cosby to be deposed in sexual abuse lawsuit


Bill Cosby was expected to testify under oath in a lawsuit brought by a woman accusing the veteran comedian of sexual abuse.

in Entertainment

OPENING WEEKEND: Biopic ‘Steve Jobs’ competes against ‘Pan,’ ‘The Walk’


Here's a look at the movies set to open nationwide this weekend.

in Entertainment

‘Ant-Man’ sequel and three more Marvel movies are coming


The superhero universe will add three more as of yet unnamed movies by 2020.