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Latest news from Pantagraph.com - Illinois feed

  1. Galesburg railroad festival adds events to boost turnout

    06.18 / 21:21 pantagraph.com Pantagraph.com - Illinois
    GALESBURG, Ill. (AP) — Organizers of a four-day event celebrating a western Illinois community's railroad heritage are looking to again boost a…
  2. IL Lottery

    06.18 / 18:29 pantagraph.com Pantagraph.com - Illinois
    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) _ These Illinois lotteries were drawn…
  3. Police say Chicago area home standoff ends with 4 in custody

    06.18 / 18:29 pantagraph.com Pantagraph.com - Illinois
    AURORA, Ill. (AP) — Authorities say charges are pending against four people allegedly involved in a five-hour standoff in suburban C…
  4. Mendoza: Illinois finances in 'massive crisis mode'

    06.18 / 16:37 pantagraph.com Pantagraph.com - Illinois
    CHICAGO — During the two-and-a-half years Illinois has gone without a state budget, the previously little-known office of comptroller has had the unenviable job of essentially sitting at the kitchen table trying to figure out how to pay the b…
  5. Online health portal, 'done quickly,' gives Ill. headaches

    06.18 / 16:37 pantagraph.com Pantagraph.com - Illinois
    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A $94 million online health insurance system has some Illinois state employees and agencies flummoxed and Gov. Bruce Rauner's administration scampering to rid the system of bugs, according to interviews and documents reviewed by The A…
  6. Flood warnings issued for central, northeast Illinois

    06.18 / 16:37 pantagraph.com Pantagraph.com - Illinois
    BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (AP) — Weather officials have issued flood warnings for portions of central and northeastern Illinois following weekend t…
  7. Feds OK public hearing on demolition of lead-tainted housing

    06.18 / 15:34 pantagraph.com Pantagraph.com - Illinois
    EAST CHICAGO, Ind. (AP) — Federal officials have approved a public hearing for northwestern Indiana residents worried about the potential impact of the planned demolition of a lead-tainted public housing c…
  8. FBI offers $10K reward to help find missing Chinese scholar

    06.18 / 14:40 pantagraph.com Pantagraph.com - Illinois
    URBANA, Ill. (AP) — The FBI is offering a reward of up to $10,000 for information that'll help locate a visiting scholar from China who disappeared from the University of I…
  9. Animal activists, authorities seek tips in coyote deaths

    06.18 / 14:40 pantagraph.com Pantagraph.com - Illinois
    BARRINGTON HILLS, Ill. (AP) — Animal activists and law enforcement officers are seeking information about the deaths of several coyote pups in a northwestern suburb of C…
  10. 3 charged in shooting at Chicago playground; 2 girls injured

    06.18 / 01:07 pantagraph.com Pantagraph.com - Illinois
    CHICAGO (AP) — An 18-year-old and two juveniles have been charged with attempted murder in connection with a shooting that wounded two girls during a school picnic at a Chicago p…
  11. Business: Illinois' budget mess shackling growth

    06.17 / 23:12 pantagraph.com Pantagraph.com - Illinois
    SPRINGFIELD — Illinois has seen some notable moments over the years: The world's first skyscraper was built in Chicago 1885, and Illinois was the first state to ratify the 13th Amendment, abolishing s…
  12. Lincoln Home National Historic Site superintendent retires

    06.17 / 22:06 pantagraph.com Pantagraph.com - Illinois
    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The superintendent of the Lincoln Home National Historic Site in Springfield has retired, and the National Park Service is seeking a r…
  13. Study finds ISU gives western Indiana's economy $334M boost

    06.17 / 22:06 pantagraph.com Pantagraph.com - Illinois
    TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — A study of Indiana State University's economic impact finds that the school gave a $334 million boost last year to western Indiana's e…
  14. Police: Illinois semi driver was drunk in Indiana crash

    06.17 / 20:05 pantagraph.com Pantagraph.com - Illinois
    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana State Police say an Illinois man had a blood-alcohol level that was more than three-times the legal limit when he crashed a semi-truck into a guard rail on Interstate 80 in northwest I…