Dec 17, 2009

Thomson Now State's Biggest Political Football

Thomson Now State's Biggest Political Football

Illinois GOP -- and Quinn's opponent Dan Hynes -- voice their displeasure.

Dec 17, 2009

Illinois Gets Gitmo

Illinois Gets Gitmo

Rural prison to be acquired by federal government, will hold 100 detainees.

Dec 17, 2009

Terrorists in Thomson? How Ironic

Terrorists in Thomson?  How Ironic

The reason Thomson sits mostly empty today: 9/11.

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Teen Shot, Killed by Chicago Police Officer

Teen Shot, Killed by Chicago Police Officer

Officers said boy, 17, lunged at officers with a knife after they responded to a call about a person breaking into cars.

Bill Clinton to Campaign for Pat Quinn in Chicago Today

Bill Clinton to Campaign for Pat Quinn in Chicago Today

Former president will discuss Illinois' economic "comeback" when he addresses workers, business and labor leaders at Wheatland Tube.

Suspected Serial Killer Moved to County Jail

Suspected Serial Killer Moved to County Jail

Darren Deon Vann was charged with one count of murder after seven bodies were found. Charges are pending in other cases as authorities continued the task of identifying the victims.

Ill. Family in Voluntary Quarantine Over Ebola Fear

Ill. Family in Voluntary Quarantine Over Ebola Fear

A Rock Island family is in a voluntary quarantine after a family member arrived there from Liberia, officials said.

Illinois Cub Scouts Burned in Chemical Explosion

Illinois Cub Scouts Burned in Chemical Explosion

Explosion occurred when they mixed boric acid and anti-freeze in a metal fire pit with the intention of making a green flame.

Man Charged in Death of Woman Found in Hammond

Man Charged in Death of Woman Found in Hammond

The man arrested in connection with the deaths of seven women whose bodies were found this weekend across northwest Indiana has been charged in the first woman's murder.