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Latest news from Pantagraph.com - Illinois feed

  1. Suburban mayors band together against property tax freeze

    04.27 / 18:00 pantagraph.com Pantagraph.com - Illinois
    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — City Hall is stepping into the statewide debate over freezing property t…
  2. Central Illinois schools work to repair elevated lead levels

    04.27 / 18:00 pantagraph.com Pantagraph.com - Illinois
    DECATUR, Ill. (AP) — A school district in central Illinois is taking steps to remediate areas with elevated lead levels after receiving results of state-mandated testing in six district b…
  3. The Latest: Mother of dead girl won't talk to detectives

    04.27 / 18:00 pantagraph.com Pantagraph.com - Illinois
    JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — The Latest on the toddler whose body was found more after an intense search (all times l…
  4. Illinois comptroller using tax-season revenue to pay bills

    04.27 / 16:53 pantagraph.com Pantagraph.com - Illinois
    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois Comptroller says increased revenues coming into the state during tax season have allowed her to release more than $800 million in payments for health care s…
  5. Illinois' first family shares temporary home with fox family

    04.27 / 16:53 pantagraph.com Pantagraph.com - Illinois
    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner and his wife, Diana, have learned that their temporary home already has tenants. A mother red fox and six pups are living under the front stairs of the director's house on t…
  6. Coroner: Worker had heart attack before drowning in river

    04.27 / 15:45 pantagraph.com Pantagraph.com - Illinois
    KEOKUK, Iowa (AP) — An autopsy shows a worker from southeast Iowa suffered a heart attack before falling from a hydroelectric dam into the Mississippi R…
  7. Grain mostly lower, livestock higher

    04.27 / 15:45 pantagraph.com Pantagraph.com - Illinois
    CHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were mostly lower Thursday in early trading on the Chicago Board of T…
  8. United to offer bumped flyers up to $10,000 after video flap

    04.27 / 14:34 pantagraph.com Pantagraph.com - Illinois
    DALLAS (AP) — United Airlines says it will raise the limit — to $10,000 — on payments to customers who give up seats on oversold flights and will increase training for employees as it deals with fallout from the video…
  9. Illinois board terminates Hastert's state lawmaker pension

    04.27 / 13:32 pantagraph.com Pantagraph.com - Illinois
    SPRINGFIELD (AP) — Trustees of an Illinois state retirement board on Wednesday terminated the pension that imprisoned former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert received for his nearly six years of service in the Illinois General A…
  10. Authorities: Body of missing toddler found in Illinois home

    04.27 / 12:23 pantagraph.com Pantagraph.com - Illinois
    JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — The body of 1½-year-old girl has been found in a home in a northern Illinois city following days of searching by hundreds of volunteers and police who had hoped to find her al…
  11. Illinois State program to help foster care youth earn degree

    04.27 / 11:18 pantagraph.com Pantagraph.com - Illinois
    NORMAL, Ill. (AP) — Illinois State University is establishing a new academy to help youth in foster care prepare for and graduate from c…
  12. Lincoln Log Cabin Historic Site seeking volunteers

    04.27 / 11:18 pantagraph.com Pantagraph.com - Illinois
    LERNA, Ill. (AP) — Illinois officials are seeking volunteers for an Abraham Lincoln historic s…
  13. Authorities: Body of missing girl found in Illinois home

    04.27 / 10:13 pantagraph.com Pantagraph.com - Illinois
    JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — Authorities say the body of a 1 1/2-year-old girl who was reported missing from a northern Illinois community has been found inside a h…
  14. EXCHANGE: Entrepreneur finds home in fitness community

    04.27 / 10:13 pantagraph.com Pantagraph.com - Illinois
    QUINCY, Ill. (AP) — Sam Karoll's life experiences transcend his young a…
  15. United raising limit on payments to bumped flyers to $10,000

    04.27 / 06:07 pantagraph.com Pantagraph.com - Illinois
    DALLAS (AP) — United Airlines says it will raise the limit — to $10,000 — on payments to customers who give up seats on oversold flights and will increase training for employees as it deals with fallout from the video…
  16. Jefferson Muzzle 'awards' take aim at free-speech offenders

    04.27 / 05:01 pantagraph.com Pantagraph.com - Illinois
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Tennessee sheriff accused of deleting atheists' comments on a county Facebook page, a school chief who dismissed a teacher who stepped on the American flag in class, and the U.S. Senate for a bill t…
  17. Businesses like Trump tax plan, but they won't rush to hire

    04.27 / 05:01 pantagraph.com Pantagraph.com - Illinois
    NEW YORK (AP) — Giving workers a raise, investing in new machinery. Small business owners have long wish lists to choose from if the Trump administration's plan to lower tax rates becomes law — but most don't expect to go&…
  18. Winning numbers drawn in 'Powerball' game

    04.27 / 04:02 pantagraph.com Pantagraph.com - Illinois
    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the "Powerball" game…
  19. Cop charged with murder expresses court security concerns

    04.27 / 04:02 pantagraph.com Pantagraph.com - Illinois
    CHICAGO (AP) — Lawyers for the Chicago police officer charged with murder in the shooting death of Laquan McDonald have asked a judge to waive his court a…
  20. Man gets 120-year sentence for abduction, rape of 3-year-old

    04.27 / 04:02 pantagraph.com Pantagraph.com - Illinois
    WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — A 120-year prison sentenced has been handed a Chicago man convicted of kidnapping and recording himself sexually assaulting a 3-year-old Mundelein girl in 2…