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 2020-02-18 20:00 

Chicago Sun-Times

Arrest warrant issued for Elgin man accused of home repair fraud in Geneva...

Nicholas R. Difiore allegedly cashed a $1,000 check to fix a Geneva woman's roof, but he never began the project....

 2020-02-18 19:59 

Chicago Sun-Times

After he's released from prison, is it too much to hope Blago will fade away quietly?...

Go in peace, Rod. If only you would have the decency to go away, and go quietly. But of course, that would be asking too much....

 2020-02-18 19:58 

mystateline.com

[ Rockford, IL ]

Why treat people exposed to virus in Omaha? Why not?...
 2020-02-18 19:57 

Chicago Sun-Times

'Saved by the Bell' star Lark Voorhies opens up about her mental illness, series reboot snub...

Voorhies addressed her mental health and her feelings about not being asked to participate in the upcoming reboot in conversation with Dr. Oz during an appearance scheduled to air Feb. 19....

 2020-02-18 19:55 

Chicago Sun-Times

Breaking down the Class 3A high school basketball sectionals...

Joe Henricksen seeds the top eight teams in each of the Chicago area sectionals...

 2020-02-18 19:49 

CBS Chicago

'He Is Without Morality And Empathy': Michael Emerson On Leland Townsend & CBS's 'EVIL'...

Emerson discusses why he loves playing villains on television....

 2020-02-18 19:48 

mystateline.com

[ Rockford, IL ]

Trump commutes sentence of former Gov. Rod Blagojevich...

CHICAGO (AP/WTVO) President Donald Trump confirmed Tuesday that he commuted the 14-year prison sentence of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich. Blagojevich was convicted of political corruption just months after he appeared on Trump's reality TV show...

 2020-02-18 19:47 

WRSP

[ FOX Illinois ]

Colorado man sentenced to 15 years after Springfield drug bust...

A Colorado man was sentenced to 15 years following a drug-related arrest in Springfield. Illinois State Police pulled Angel Soto over off of I-72 near Veterans Parkway in December 2018. ISP found Soto to be in possession of nearly nine pounds of a substan...

 2020-02-18 19:41 

Chicago Tribune

'Price Is Right' shuts down after death of Drew Carey's ex-fiancee, Amie Harwick...

CBS has canceled tapings of "The Price Is Right" this week following the death of Amie Harwick, who was previously engaged to host Drew Carey. Harwick, a well-known family therapist and author, was killed at age 38, allegedly by her former boyfrie...

 2020-02-18 19:39 

WRSP

[ FOX Illinois ]

Illinois lawmakers, officials weigh in on Blagojevich sentence commutation...

State Senator Cristina Castro (D-Elgin), who serves on the Joint Commission on Ethics and Lobbying Reform, issued the following statement on Blagojevich's sentence being commuted: "Rod Blagojevich's sentence was commuted because he is friends ...

 2020-02-18 19:37 

mystateline.com

[ Rockford, IL ]

Trump commutes former Illinois Gov. Blagojevich’s sentence...
 2020-02-18 19:33 

Chicago Tribune

Gucci awards Chicago nonprofits among first recipients of Changemakers Impact Fund...

NBA All-Star Weekend is officially over, but while it was here, the people watching and retail decadence were something to behold. The Gucci pop-up (called "Pin," inspired by the pins seen on interactive digital maps) opened over the weekend in th...

 2020-02-18 19:31 

Chicago Sun-Times

Organization doubles college scholarships awarded to Illinois' DACA recipients...

TheDream.US will give about 120 college scholarships for the 2020-2021 academic school year....

 2020-02-18 19:26 

WYZZ

[ Peoria-Bloomington ]

CI Hero: Central Illinois global business advisor, speaker publishes a book to inspire others...

PEORIA, Ill. (WMBD) — A Central Illinois woman is an inspirational speaker, published author, and global business advisor. In this week's CI Hero, it's not what Michele Sullivan's done in her past, it's how she continues to impact ot...

 2020-02-18 19:26 

Zacks Investment Research

Apple's Coronavirus Warning, Tesla Climbs & A Strong Buy Chip Stock - Free Lunch...

Apple's coronavirus warning. Tesla's continued climb. Walmart's quarterly earnings results. And why Applied Materials, Inc. (AMAT) is a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) stock right now......

 2020-02-18 19:25 

Chicago Sun-Times

Cinderella Castle at Disney World to undergo renovations...

The most noticeable changes will be the addition of gold trim to most of the castle and the darkening of the blue hue on the castle's turrets. The castle is located in the Magic Kingdom park....

 2020-02-18 19:23 

WYZZ

[ Peoria-Bloomington ]

Illinois lawmakers react to the commutation of Rod Blagojevich's prison sentence...

Reactions are beginning to roll in from lawmakers across Illinois to President Donald Trump commuting the prison sentence of former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich. Illinois House Republican leader Jim Durkin:...

 2020-02-18 19:22 

Chicago Tribune

Sorting truth from myth in former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich's conviction: 5 things to know...

After hinting at the possibility for years, President Donald Trump finally commuted the sentence of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich Tuesday, ending his time in a federal prison in Colorado. The move shortens Blagojevich's term behind bars by more...

 2020-02-18 19:21 

WFLD

[ FOX Chicago ]

Scammer posing as tech support steals $2,000 from Morton Grove man...

The caller told the man he needed payment in two $500 retail store gift cards to remove the hackers from the man's phone, according to a statement from Morton Grove police....

 2020-02-18 19:19 

mystateline.com

[ Rockford, IL ]

Trump commutes 14-year sentence of former Gov. Rod Blagojevich...

(WTVO) — President Donald Trump confirmed Tuesday that he commuted the 14-year prison sentence of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, calling it "ridiculous."; Blagojevich was convicted of political corruption just months after he appeared ...

 2020-02-18 19:17 

WRSP

[ FOX Illinois ]

Dana-Thomas House, Vachel Lindsay House seeking volunteers...

If you're looking for a new volunteer opportunity, the Dana-Thomas House State Historic Site has some openings. The Historic Site is holding an orientation to those interested in volunteering for either the Dana-Thomas House or the Vachel Lindsay Home...

 2020-02-18 19:17 

NBC Chicago

Timeline: The Legal Roller-Coaster Ride of Rod Blagojevich...
 2020-02-18 19:16 

mystateline.com

[ Rockford, IL ]

In Disney version of “Extreme Makeover,” castle gets updated...
 2020-02-18 19:16 

mystateline.com

[ Rockford, IL ]

DOJ taps U.S. attorneys to coordinate Ukraine investigations...
 2020-02-18 19:16 

mystateline.com

[ Rockford, IL ]

Trump opposes possible ban on sale of jet engines to China...
 2020-02-18 19:14 

WFLD

[ FOX Chicago ]

Iowa man allegedly forced woman to watch 'Roots' to 'better understand her racism,' police say...

Robert Lee Noye, 52, was charged in Iowa with harassment and false imprisonment....

 2020-02-18 19:13 

Chicago Sun-Times

Pair carjacked at gunpoint at Jewel parking lot in Orland Park...

The suspects took a wallet and purse before driving off in the pair's car, police said....

 2020-02-18 19:10 

Chicago Sun-Times

Drew Brees will return to Saints for his 20th NFL season...

The 13-time Pro Bowl quarterback announced Tuesday on Instagram he will play again in the upcoming year....

 2020-02-18 19:07 

Chicago Sun-Times

Disney, Allure Bridal to launch princess-inspired wedding gowns...

Seven of the 16 gowns will be sold exclusively at Kleinfeld Bridal in New York and Toronto and will be priced between $3,500 to $10,000. The rest of the Disney Fairy Tale collection dresses are priced at $1,200 to $2,500 and will be available at select bo...

 2020-02-18 19:07 

Chicago Tribune

How Patti Blagojevich helped earn her husband's release...

For most of her time as Illinois first lady, Patti Blagojevich preferred a behind-the-scenes role, advising her husband on myriad topics while building a real estate career that leaned heavily on the couple's clout. But since her husband's arrest ...

 2020-02-18 19:06 

Chicago Sun-Times

Ice fishing: As Kyle Miller promised, a big fish on ice, a big northern pike...

With a big pike, Kyle Miller delivers on a promise to have a big fish from the ice....

 2020-02-18 18:58 

Zacks Investment Research

Advance Auto Parts (AAP) Q4 Earnings & Revenue Miss Estimates...

Advance Auto Parts (AAP) projects 2020 consolidated revenues and adjusted operating income margin of $9,880-$10,100 million and 8.4-8.7%, respectively....

 2020-02-18 18:56 

WYZZ

[ Peoria-Bloomington ]

Congressman pushing to remove restrictions on churches talking politics...

A Georgia congressman wants to remove a restriction on churches that don...

 2020-02-18 18:54 

WGEM

[ Quincy ]

Trump commutes former Illinois Gov. Blagojevich's sentence...
 2020-02-18 18:54 

WGEM

[ Quincy ]

Trump grants clemency to former NYPD commissioner Bernie Kerik, financier Michael Milken...
 2020-02-18 18:53 

Zacks Investment Research

Expeditors (EXPD) Q4 Earnings Top Estimates, Revenues Lag...

Expeditors' (EXPD) Q4 results are hurt by slowdown in trade to and from China....

 2020-02-18 18:51 

Chicago Tribune

Column: Lucas Giolito credits a change in mechanics and a mental makeover for his breakout 2019 season — 'You have to step out of your comfort zone'...

Can Chicago become a White Sox town again, or is that just wishful thinking? Sox ace Lucas Giolito didn't hesitate when answering the question, though he admitted it will take an extended run of success to make it happen. "Yeah, it's possible,...

 2020-02-18 18:51 

CBS Chicago

President Trump Has Commuted Former Gov. Blagojevich's 'Tremendously Powerful, Ridiculous Sentence'...

The New York Times and ABC News reported Trump is expected to commute Blagojevich's 14-year sentence, meaning he would be freed early....

 2020-02-18 18:49 

WRSP

[ FOX Illinois ]

U of I hosts free tax help program...

The University of Illinois is offering tax assistance to the public through a free program. U of I's Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program will help low-income, elderly, disabled, and limited English speaking taxpayers. Attendees will receive...

 2020-02-18 18:47 

WGEM

[ Quincy ]

Trump commutes ex-Gov. Blagojevich's sentence, calls it 'ridiculous'...
 2020-02-18 18:41 

Zacks Investment Research

PG&E Corporation (PCG) Q4 Earnings Miss, Revenues Up Y/Y...

PG&E Corporation's (PCG) bottom line declines 15% year over year to 68 cents per share in the fourth quarter....

 2020-02-18 18:40 

WFLD

[ FOX Chicago ]

Florida homeowner finds human remains in jars underneath home, police say...

Police said that the remains were brought to the home by the woman's ex-husband, who was a pathologist and used the remains in his research....

 2020-02-18 18:40 

mystateline.com

[ Rockford, IL ]

Trump commutes former Illinois Gov. Blagojevich’s sentence...
 2020-02-18 18:39 

Chicago Tribune

As lakefront storm damage in Evanston tallied at $6 million, city officials explore their next steps...

In the last year, storms and high waves have caused about $6 million in damage to Evanston's lakefront, city officials said. Due to the extent of the damage, Evanston officials are talking to other North Shore communities and Chicago officials about a...

 2020-02-18 18:34 

WRSP

[ FOX Illinois ]

City employee sentenced to probation for promoting prostitution...

A former Springfield city employee was sentenced to 36 months probation for several charges. Marcus Rouse, 43 of Springfield, pleaded guilty in November 2019 to conspiracy against civil rights, a Class 4 felony; official misconduct, a Class 3 felony; and ...

 2020-02-18 18:26 

WYZZ

[ Peoria-Bloomington ]

Ryan Newman remains hospitalized after horrific Daytona 500 crash...

Ryan Newman remains in a Florida hospital on Tuesday following a horrific crash in the final lap of the Daytona 500....

 2020-02-18 18:20 

mystateline.com

[ Rockford, IL ]

US lawmaker defends meeting with Iran FM in Munich...
 2020-02-18 18:20 

mystateline.com

[ Rockford, IL ]

Woman robbed in the entryway of her downtown Rockford apartment...

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — Police are searching for a suspect who allegedly robbed a woman at gunpoint in the entryway of her E. State Street apartment on Monday. According to Rockford Police, officers were called to the 400 block of E. State Street at...

 2020-02-18 18:17 

Chicago Sun-Times

Coronavirus might disrupt supply of 'critical medical products' FDA warns...

The federal agency halted inspections of drug and device factories due to the State Department warning against travel to China, which could impact production and shipments of drugs and medical devices....

 2020-02-18 18:16 

Zacks Investment Research

Top Stock Picks for Week of February 17, 2020...

A Good Value Stock and a Company with Good Momentum....

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