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Latest news from Pantagraph.com - Illinois feed

  1. Chicago police sued in fatal shooting of black man last year

    07.27 / 17:53 pantagraph.com Pantagraph.com - Illinois
    CHICAGO (AP) — The fiancee of a 25-year-old black man who was fatally shot by Chicago police last year is suing the department and the two officers i…
  2. Lawmakers quickly adjourn 2nd day of school funding session

    07.27 / 17:53 pantagraph.com Pantagraph.com - Illinois
    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois legislators have adjourned a second day of a special session on school funding after just a few m…
  3. Boy dies from injuries in crash that killed mom, brothers

    07.27 / 17:53 pantagraph.com Pantagraph.com - Illinois
    JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — A 6-year-old boy has become the latest member of a northern Illinois family to die as a result of a traffic crash that killed his pregnant mother and two b…
  4. Illinois suspends use of 12 rides after deadly Ohio accident

    07.27 / 17:53 pantagraph.com Pantagraph.com - Illinois
    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The state of Illinois says it's suspending the operation of all amusement rides similar to the one involved in a deadly accident at the Ohio State F…
  5. Illinois fairgrounds' Lincoln statue fixed after losing arm

    07.27 / 16:53 pantagraph.com Pantagraph.com - Illinois
    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The 30-foot-tall statue of Abraham Lincoln that stands at the front gate of the Illinois State Fairgrounds is back in one piece after temporarily losing an a…
  6. Officer being investigated in friend's shooting on desk duty

    07.27 / 15:52 pantagraph.com Pantagraph.com - Illinois
    CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago police officer under investigation for a shooting that left a friend severely injured has been placed on desk d…
  7. Lawmakers meeting for 2nd day of school funding session

    07.27 / 13:45 pantagraph.com Pantagraph.com - Illinois
    SPRINGFIELD — Lawmakers are expected in Springfield for the second day of a legislative special session on school funding. However, not much action is expected Thursday after a slow first d…
  8. Former nonprofit leader sentenced for bankruptcy fraud

    07.27 / 11:44 pantagraph.com Pantagraph.com - Illinois
    EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP) — A former Illinois nonprofit director who federal prosecutors say filed for bankruptcy 10 times in five years has been sentenced to a year in prison for f…
  9. Illinois man pleads guilty to seeking bribes in Afghanistan

    07.27 / 10:44 pantagraph.com Pantagraph.com - Illinois
    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A 48-year-old central Illinois man who worked for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Afghanistan has pleaded guilty to soliciting $320,000 in bribes from Afghan c…
  10. EXCHANGE: Gyms join together to row for Special Olympics

    07.27 / 09:44 pantagraph.com Pantagraph.com - Illinois
    MATTOON, Ill. (AP) — Mike Houser has taken part in endurance athletic events, but there is one form of exercise that he says is far from his f…
  11. Lawmakers to meet for 2nd day of school funding session

    07.27 / 09:44 pantagraph.com Pantagraph.com - Illinois
    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Lawmakers are expected in Springfield for the second day of a legislative special session on school funding. However, not much action is expected Thursday after a slow first d…
  12. Trump's transgender troops ban divides veterans in Congress

    07.27 / 08:44 pantagraph.com Pantagraph.com - Illinois
    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's decision to ban transgender service in the armed forces drove a wedge through military veterans in Congress, with one camp standing squarely behind the commander in chief and the other decrying his order a…
  13. Winning numbers drawn in 'Powerball' game

    07.27 / 07:43 pantagraph.com Pantagraph.com - Illinois
    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the "Powerball" game w…
  14. IDNR has information for pheasant hunters

    07.27 / 03:43 pantagraph.com Pantagraph.com - Illinois
    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The state of Illinois Department of Natural Resources is providing information to controlled pheasant hunters for the 2017-18 hunting s…
  15. 2 iron lions that sit outside Kankakee library get makeover

    07.27 / 03:43 pantagraph.com Pantagraph.com - Illinois
    KANKAKEE, Ill. (AP) — Two 146-year-old lion statues that sit in front of the Kankakee Public Library are undergoing restoration w…
  16. No movement on 1st day of special session on school funding

    07.27 / 00:42 pantagraph.com Pantagraph.com - Illinois
    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The agenda was scant and attendance light Wednesday, the opening day of a special session called by Gov. Bruce Rauner to resolve a funding fight that'll determine whether schools get state money before the start o…
  17. Chicago-area train conductor shot in May out of hospital

    07.26 / 23:43 pantagraph.com Pantagraph.com - Illinois
    HOMEWOOD, Ill. (AP) — An Amtrak conductor who was shot while standing on the platform of a suburban Chicago train station in May is recovering at home after being released from a h…
  18. Iowa group sues United over death of giant rabbit, Simon

    07.26 / 23:43 pantagraph.com Pantagraph.com - Illinois
    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A group of Iowa businessmen filed a lawsuit Wednesday against United Airlines over the death of Simon, a giant rabbit whose lifeless body was discovered in a kennel after a flight from London to C…
  19. No movement on 1st day of special session on school funding

    07.26 / 23:43 pantagraph.com Pantagraph.com - Illinois
    SPRINGFIELD — The agenda was scant and attendance light Wednesday, the opening day of a special session called by Gov. Bruce Rauner to resolve a funding fight that'll determine whether schools get state money before the start of the a…
  20. Prosecutors: 2 more plead guilty in bank ATM 'skimming' case

    07.26 / 22:39 pantagraph.com Pantagraph.com - Illinois
    NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Two more members of a group that used "skimming" techniques to steal bank customers' account information from ATMs have pleaded g…