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There are now four lawsuits naming the Illinois Department of Agriculture as a defendant and 33 months left in the state’s pilot program, which has been troubled by questions about background checks and how the government selected businesses.
A dispute over a spot in line at a food stamp office downstate escalated into a full-fledged brawl.
A 17-year old girl is free and safe, after escaping from an East St. Louis area home where she was allegedly held captive for more than two years.
Illinois native Dawn Harper won the silver medal Tuesday in the Women’s 100-meter Hurdles at the Olympics.
Only a handful of the nearly 20 athletes with ties to Illinois and the Chicago area are still competing at the Olympics. Tuesday’s action features several high profile Track & Field events.
The school districts in North Chicago and downstate East St. Louis are a step away from a state takeover.
A downstate man picked the wrong place for a pee break back in November, as it has now led to his arrest and conviction on federal drug and weapons charges.
A northwest suburban Chicago community will receive $8 million in state money to help revitalize its urban riverfront.