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PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Peoria officials will use a state grant to turn downtown office space in the central Illinois community into subsidized housing for the homeless. The (Peoria) Journal Star reports the Illinois Housing Development Authority has given a nonprofit organization $...
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois Democrats hoping to clamp down on gun violence face the clock, an uncertain roll call and thousands of gun-rights advocates. Wednesday is the deadline to override Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner's veto of legislation requiring state licensing of...
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois Democrats hoping to clamp down on gun violence face the clock, an uncertain roll call and thousands of gun-rights advocates. Wednesday is the deadline to override Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner's veto of legislation requiring state licensing of...
MIAMI (AP) — Retirement is a very real option for Miami star Dwyane Wade, and he isn't sure what his future holds. He has not made a decision, but some in his circle believe his 15th NBA season may have been his final as a player. Wade has three NBA titles, an Olympic gold and a...
BROOKFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A rhinoceros at a suburban Chicago zoo has undergone what's believed to be the first CT scan performed on the species. It was no easy task. Layla is seven and a half years old and 2,300 pounds and lives at Brookfield Zoo. Zoo officials say the scan was...
ATLANTA (AP) _ The winning numbers in Tuesday evening's drawing of the "Mega Millions" game were: 03-19-31-32-48, Mega Ball: 10, Megaplier: 3 (three, nineteen, thirty-one, thirty-two, forty-eight; Mega Ball: ten; Megaplier: three)
JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — Will County officials are purchasing more renewable energy. The (Tinley Park) Daily Southtown reports that the Will County Board voted to approve a three-year contract for $1.5 million with Constellation Energy for electricity. Half of it will come from...
CHICAGO (AP) — An Illinois appeals court has ruled the winner of a suburban Chicago mayoral election isn't eligible to hold the position because of a felony conviction. Roger Agpawa was blocked last summer by a Cook County judge from being sworn-in as Markham's mayor despite...
O'FALLON, Ill. (AP) — Authorities in southern Illinois say it isn't immediately clear what caused the deaths of two women whose bodies were found in an O'Fallon home. St. Clair County Deputy Coroner Dennis Nichols says 62-year-old Linda Lyons and her daughter, 33-year-old...
MADRID (AP) — A woman in Spain has found unexpected fame on social media after many found she bore a striking...
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri judge has ruled that corporations cannot contribute money to political...
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A judge has dismissed an involuntary manslaughter charge against one of five defendants...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Three Democratic senators on Wednesday stepped up their demands for more information about the...
BALTIMORE (AP) — Jonny Venters is back in the big leagues, ready to pitch for the Tampa Bay Rays after enduring...
BALTIMORE (AP) — Jonny Venters is back in the big leagues, ready to pitch for the Tampa Bay Rays after enduring...