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 2020-02-19 01:01 

Chicago Sun-Times

Ald. Burnett says no to pot company's plan to set up shop next to West Loop rehab center...

Dr. Dan Lustig, The Haymarket Center's president and CEO, said the sale of legal weed in the area will inevitably...

 2020-02-19 00:59 

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[ Rockford, IL ]

Rochelle Police looking for sex offender with outstanding warrants...

ROCHELLE, Ill. (WTVO) Rochelle Police announced on Tuesday that they are on the hunt for a registered sex offender. Katherine Milliron, 27, of Rochelle is wanted on two outstanding Ogle County warants for Failure to Register since August 2019. Crimestoppe...

 2020-02-19 00:59 

CBS Chicago

The Blagojevich Saga: How Did We Get Here?...

When all else failed, he and his wife Patti Blagojevich began what some call a direct, public plea to President Trump, hoping he'd sympathize and set Blagojevich free....

 2020-02-19 00:55 

mystateline.com

[ Rockford, IL ]

Utah lawmakers get tough on porn, ease up on polygamy...
 2020-02-19 00:55 

Chicago Tribune

Wendell Carter Jr. and Otto Porter Jr. return to practice for the Bulls, who emphasize a need to finish this frustrating season strong...

With 27 games left in a frustrating season, the Bulls are pushing to squeeze as much meaning and value out of the stretch run as they possibly can. So when second-year big man Wendell Carter Jr. returned from the All-Star break and returned to practice Tu...

 2020-02-19 00:43 

Chicago Sun-Times

Lightfoot back at the table in Springfield, betting a Chicago casino is in the cards...

Lightfoot met with the four legislative leaders, Senate Democrats and both Republican caucuses. The trip came a day before Gov. J.B. Pritzker was to deliver his budget address although Lightfoot did not meet with the governor....

 2020-02-19 00:39 

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[ Rockford, IL ]

US tells remaining cruise passengers: Stay out for 2 weeks...
 2020-02-19 00:39 

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[ Rockford, IL ]

Bernie Sanders’ campaign to request recount of Iowa caucuses...
 2020-02-19 00:34 

mystateline.com

[ Rockford, IL ]

15 men arrested in FBI Operation in Kankakee area...

URBANA, Ill. (WCIA) — Central District of Illinois U.S. Attorney John C. Milhiser and FBI Special Agent in Charge Sean M. Cox, Springfield Division, announced that 15 Central Illinois men were arrested over the weekend related to an FBI Operation co...

 2020-02-19 00:26 

WGEM

[ Quincy ]

Local restaurants weigh in on proposed legislation to limit use of plastic straws...
 2020-02-19 00:22 

Chicago Sun-Times

Burglars pry open doors at Near North Side restaurants: police...

The latest burglary was reported Sunday in the 200 block of East Ohio Street....

 2020-02-19 00:19 

Zacks Investment Research

CARZ ETF Gains on Tesla's Rally Despite Mixed Auto Earnings...

Tesla's relentless rally is providing support to the automobile ETF amid mixed earnings results....

 2020-02-19 00:17 

WGEM

[ Quincy ]

Central Lee shop class builds K9 obstacle course...
 2020-02-19 00:17 

WYZZ

[ Peoria-Bloomington ]

Aid for Puerto Rico following devastating earthquakes could be in jeopardy...

The fate of an emergency aid package for Puerto Rico is in the hands of the Senate, and the future of the funding is uncertain....

 2020-02-19 00:15 

mystateline.com

[ Rockford, IL ]

Big changes proposed to DCFS in ‘AJ Freund Act’...

(WTVO) — Illinois lawmakers look to make changes to the Department of Child Protective Services after the death of a five year old boy from Crystal Lake. The AJ Freund Act would give law enforcement the ability to investigate any allegations of chil...

 2020-02-19 00:15 

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[ Rockford, IL ]

Legal sports betting expected in time for March Madness...

Three casinos in Illinois have been issued a temporary betting operating permit so far. Those casinos are located in Des Plaines, Elgin, and Alton. Although no stateline businesses will be offering sports betting, people will still be able to place bets o...

 2020-02-19 00:14 

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[ Rockford, IL ]

Local residents invited behind the scenes in Citizen’s Police Academy...

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — Have you ever wondered what it would be like to ride in a squad car? A program in the Forest City is giving people a behind the scenes look at law enforcement investigations. Rockford Police are looking for residents to take ...

 2020-02-19 00:14 

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[ Rockford, IL ]

Billions of dollars in gift cards going to waste, study says...

A new survey says that Americans are letting billions of dollars in gift cards and other credits go to waste. A study reported by Bankrate indicates there are roughly $21 Billion worth of gift cards, airline vouchers, and store credits going unused. The s...

 2020-02-19 00:09 

Chicago Sun-Times

Pilsen post office discrimination claims should be 'swiftly' investigated, Durbin says...
 2020-02-19 00:09 

mystateline.com

[ Rockford, IL ]

Storm Spotter Training Classes Continue...

The first storm spotter training class for Winnebago and Boone counties wrapped up last Thursday, with the next quickly approaching this Thursday, the 20th....

 2020-02-19 00:07 

WGEM

[ Quincy ]

Another prescription drug monitoring bill passes Missouri house...
 2020-02-19 00:01 

WFLD

[ FOX Chicago ]

Burger King testing out French fry sandwich...

Burger King claims,...

 2020-02-19 00:01 

Zacks Investment Research

Apple's Coronavirus Warning to Wall Street...

Apple announced that it doesn't expect to meet its previous revenue guidance, citing coronavirus-based setbacks in China......

 2020-02-18 23:59 

WYZZ

[ Peoria-Bloomington ]

North Peoria restaurant shutting down at the end of February...

PEORIA, Ill (WMBD) — The north Peoria area will soon be down one italian restaurant. PVII Italian Restaurant on North Allen Road is shutting its doors for good. The owner sent out a Facebook post stating the last day is February 29th. The business h...

 2020-02-18 23:57 

Chicago Sun-Times

Free Blago movement got unlikely boost from Chicago police union...

FOP leaders Kevin Graham and Martin Prieb wrote President Trump a few weeks ago urging him to free former Gov. Rod Blagojevich....

 2020-02-18 23:55 

Chicago Tribune

Former federal prosecutors and ex-FBI boss say Trump sent wrong message with Blagojevich decision...

Amid the clatter over the news Rod Blagojevich would be released from prison years early, the former feds who first put him behind bars were quick to remind the public: The ex-governor is, and will remain, a felon. He tried to shake down the CEO of a chil...

 2020-02-18 23:54 

mystateline.com

[ Rockford, IL ]

Trial begins in lawsuit over missing woman’s murdered sons...
 2020-02-18 23:54 

mystateline.com

[ Rockford, IL ]

Immigration agency subpoenas Oregon county over 2 inmates...
 2020-02-18 23:46 

WRSP

[ FOX Illinois ]

Jacksonville inmates quarantined for flu-like symptoms...

A large number of inmates at the Jacksonville Correctional Center are presenting flu-like symptoms. Four housing units are currently quarantined due to these symptoms. In an effort for the correctional center to contain the virus, visits and commissary op...

 2020-02-18 23:42 

CBS Chicago

Other Than Going Free, What Does Clemency Mean For Rod Blagojevich? He Can Vote Again, But Can Never Own A Gun...

CBS 2 Legal Analyst Irv Miller said, while Trump's clemency order reduced Blagojevich's 14-year prison sentence, it did not clear his criminal record, so he'll still be a convicted felon....

 2020-02-18 23:39 

Chicago Sun-Times

'Good Times' actress Ja'Net DuBois has died...

Ja'Net Dubois had a prolific career beyond the 1970s hit...

 2020-02-18 23:39 

Chicago Sun-Times

Before Trump spared Blago, Clinton went to bat for Rosty and Reynolds...

In his final weeks in office, President Bill Clinton gave executive clemency to two former Democratic congressmen, Dan Rostenkowski and Mel Reynolds....

 2020-02-18 23:37 

WRSP

[ FOX Illinois ]

Doctors, patients support prior authorization bill...

Doctors and patients are demanding insurance companies to stay out of direct patient care. Prior authorization is a tool used by health insurance companies, which requires health professionals to submit additional forms and documentation before the insura...

 2020-02-18 23:35 

WYZZ

[ Peoria-Bloomington ]

Trump administration sues California over law banning for-profit prisons...

The Trump administration...

 2020-02-18 23:33 

CBS Chicago

Lawmakers React To Blagojevich Sentence Commutation: 'Not The Right Message'...
 2020-02-18 23:29 

Chicago Tribune

3 takeaways from White Sox spring training, including Dylan Cease getting some advice on his pitching motion from Reynaldo Lopez...

Here are three takeaways from White Sox spring training Tuesday. 1. Reynaldo Lopez gave some advice to Dylan Cease. White Sox starting pitcher Dylan Cease hopes a tip from fellow pitcher Reynaldo Lopez will pay off in 2020. "The biggest thing I've...

 2020-02-18 23:27 

mystateline.com

[ Rockford, IL ]

Nebraska denies pardon for notorious killer’s ex-girlfriend...
 2020-02-18 23:25 

WFLD

[ FOX Chicago ]

'Good Times' actress Ja'net Dubois dies...

Ja'Net Dubois, who played the vivacious neighbor Willona Woods on "Good Times" and composed and sang the theme song for "The Jeffersons" has died....

 2020-02-18 23:21 

Chicago Sun-Times

A decade after company created Blago shampoo, conditioner, they're still on tap...

Recognizing a good marketing gimmick and Blagojevich's helmet of hair, Dennis Fath created Blago shampoo and conditioner. Their slogan is...

 2020-02-18 23:20 

mystateline.com

[ Rockford, IL ]

11 big and not-so-big names granted clemency by Trump...
 2020-02-18 23:20 

mystateline.com

[ Rockford, IL ]

Songwriter and ‘Good Times’ actress Ja’Net Dubois dies...
 2020-02-18 23:20 

Chicago Tribune

Cubs are increasing the minimum salaries of their minor-leaguers by at least 50% this year...

The Cubs are raising the minimum salaries for minor-league players throughout the organization by at least 50% this year, a source confirmed Tuesday. The move follows the trend of the Blue Jays, who last year raised the minimum salaries of their minor-lea...

 2020-02-18 23:17 

Zacks Investment Research

Utility ETFs Gain Despite Mixed Q4 Earnings...

Here we look at some of the ETFs with strong exposure to three utility bigwigs post their Q4 earnings releases....

 2020-02-18 23:15 

Chicago Tribune

Ja'Net DuBois, 'Good Times' actress, dies at 74...

Ja'Net DuBois, known for her turn as Willona Woods on "Good Times," was found dead in her Glendale, Calif. home on Tuesday. Her family told TMZ the actress died unexpectedly in her sleep. She was believed to be 74. In addition to her role as t...

 2020-02-18 23:15 

Chicago Sun-Times

High school basketball scores...

All of the scores from Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020....

 2020-02-18 23:14 

Chicago Tribune

White Sox expect Edwin Encarnacion to make an impact at the plate and in the clubhouse. His message to his new teammates: 'Don't put pressure on yourself.'...

Edwin Encarnacion has played in the postseason the last five years with three teams. The veteran slugger sees similar traits forming with the White Sox. "This team makes me remember what we had in Toronto (in 2015)," Encarnacion said Tuesday. "...

 2020-02-18 23:13 

WYZZ

[ Peoria-Bloomington ]

Five Republican candidates fight for U.S. Senate seat, debate held at Five Points...

WASHINGTON, Ill. (WMBD) — Five Republican candidates are fighting for the U.S. Senate currently held by Democrat Senator Dick Durbin. Peggy Hubbard, Mark Curran, Tom Tarter, Casey Chlebek and Robert Marshall will participate in the senate debate Tue...

 2020-02-18 23:12 

WYZZ

[ Peoria-Bloomington ]

ISU student housing project approved by city council...

NORMAL, Ill. (WMBD) — Three student apartment buildings at ISU are set to be demolished and made into one complex. Town council members approved the plan last night. While many agreed the West Locust Street buildings need upgrades, some said creatin...

 2020-02-18 23:12 

WGEM

[ Quincy ]

Fort Madison business to host open house...
 2020-02-18 23:11 

mystateline.com

[ Rockford, IL ]

Rockford neighborhood targeted by serial rapist adding more security...

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) Rockford residents remain on high alert after police released details of where a series of home invasions and rapes have been happening over the last 12 months. Charmaine Longwood has been a resident in Rockford's Coronado-Haskel...

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