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Latest news from Pantagraph.com - Illinois feed

  1. Adams County to use grant to help mentally ill offenders

    01.14 / 21:14 pantagraph.com Pantagraph.com - Illinois
    QUINCY, Ill. (AP) — Adams County will use a $29,000 state grant to begin a court specifically for nonviolent criminal o…
  2. More pay, greater confidence lift U.S. retail sales

    01.14 / 19:24 pantagraph.com Pantagraph.com - Illinois
    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Americans stepped up their auto buying and online shopping in December, reflecting a boost in confidence after the election and a solid increase in p…
  3. Chicago Public Schools mandate 4 furlough days for staff

    01.13 / 23:51 pantagraph.com Pantagraph.com - Illinois
    CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Public Schools has mandated four unpaid furlough days this school year for its teachers and s…
  4. Rauner names prominent Democrat, Republican to state posts

    01.13 / 23:15 pantagraph.com Pantagraph.com - Illinois
    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Gov. Bruce Rauner has named a former political rival and a retired state lawmaker to state p…
  5. Getaway driver sentenced for Kearney credit union robbery

    01.13 / 15:55 pantagraph.com Pantagraph.com - Illinois
    KEARNEY, Neb. (AP) — The man who drove two others back to Chicago after they robbed a Kearney credit union has been sent to p…
  6. EXCHANGE: Truck driver spends off-time making guitars

    01.13 / 10:23 pantagraph.com Pantagraph.com - Illinois
    SPRING VALLEY, Ill. (AP) — Some day, when guitar aficionados are searching for a new set of strings, they may ignore a Gibson or Fender and reach for the K…
  7. Illinois prepares to celebrate 200 years with new state logo

    01.12 / 22:09 pantagraph.com Pantagraph.com - Illinois
    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner kicked off planning for the state's 200th birthday by unveiling the bicentennial l…
  8. Coroner: Woman apparently strangled 2 kids, hanged self

    01.12 / 12:58 pantagraph.com Pantagraph.com - Illinois
    LAKE IN THE HILLS, Ill. (AP) — Authorities say a woman apparently strangled her two children before hanging herself at a suburban Chicago t…
  9. Adler Planetarium reports record-high attendance

    01.12 / 04:25 pantagraph.com Pantagraph.com - Illinois
    CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago's Adler Planetarium recorded its highest attendance in more than two decades with attractive new exhibits and shows that take on scientific q…
  10. New General Assembly inaugurated with vows to end impasse

    01.12 / 02:35 pantagraph.com Pantagraph.com - Illinois
    SPRINGFIELD — A banner hanging above the stage at Sangamon Auditorium at the University of Illinois Springfield for Wednesday's Illinois House inauguration ceremony offered the members some a…
  11. Pardoned in murders, man sues Peoria for coerced confession

    01.11 / 18:38 pantagraph.com Pantagraph.com - Illinois
    CHICAGO (AP) — An Illinois man who maintains police coerced him into making a false confession to a double murder is suing the city of Peoria and its police d…
  12. The Latest: Madigan longest-serving speaker with next term

    01.11 / 18:01 pantagraph.com Pantagraph.com - Illinois
    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The latest on the inauguration of the 100th Illinois General Assembly (all times l…
  13. Police: 3 dead in Illinois home; no public safety threat

    01.11 / 12:30 pantagraph.com Pantagraph.com - Illinois
    LAKE IN THE HILLS, Ill. (AP) — Authorities say three people have been found dead in a townhouse in a suburb northwest of C…
  14. EPA official: Improvement seen in Flint's water system

    01.11 / 11:53 pantagraph.com Pantagraph.com - Illinois
    FLINT, Mich. (AP) — A U.S. Environmental Protection Agency official says improvement is being seen in Flint's water system amid efforts to address the city's crisis with lead-tainted w…
  15. Postal service offers $25,000 reward in mail carrier robbery

    01.11 / 11:16 pantagraph.com Pantagraph.com - Illinois
    CHICAGO (AP) — The U.S. Postal Service is offering a $25,000 reward for information about the recent armed robbery in Chicago of a mail c…
  16. EXCHANGE: Time spent at sea tested gunnery officer's nerves

    01.11 / 10:40 pantagraph.com Pantagraph.com - Illinois
    URBANA, Ill. (AP) — As gunnery officer on a Navy destroyer during the Vietnam War, Joe Rank managed several dozen gunners' mates and fire-control technicians who operated the 5-inch guns that blasted the e…
  17. The Latest: Obama to urge 'ordinary people' to get involved

    01.11 / 00:15 pantagraph.com Pantagraph.com - Illinois
    CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on President Barack Obama's farewell speech (all times C…
  18. Aide to Illinois congressman found dead in suburban Chicago

    01.10 / 23:38 pantagraph.com Pantagraph.com - Illinois
    OAK LAWN, Ill. (AP) — An aide to Illinois Congressman Dan Lipinski has been found dead in a suburban Chicago h…
  19. Chicago police officer's lawyer wants murder charge dropped

    01.10 / 23:02 pantagraph.com Pantagraph.com - Illinois
    CHICAGO (AP) — A lawyer for a Chicago police officer charged in Laquan McDonald's shooting death is asking that the first-degree murder charge be d…
  20. The Latest: Obama on his 445th mission aboard Air Force One

    01.10 / 22:25 pantagraph.com Pantagraph.com - Illinois
    CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on President Barack Obama's farewell speech (all times C…