Illinois

Indiana lawmakers seek probe of ex-abortion doctor's clinics

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Four Indiana lawmakers called for a state investigation to determine whether more than 2,000 medically preserved fetal remains found at the Illinois home of a late...Read more

More than 2,000 fetal remains found on late Indiana abortion doctor's property

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Police say more than 2,000 fetal remains were found on the property of an abortion doctor who used to run clinics in several Indiana cities.Read more

Illinois derailment prompts evacuation of schools, homes

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A freight train bearing a flammable liquid used in solvents derailed in an Illinois suburb of St. Louis Tuesday, causing a fire that sent thick, black smoke into the air...Read more


Illinois police searching for 'Breaking Bad' character look-alike

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Heisenberg, is that you?Read more

36,000 pounds of cheese burned in Illinois semi fire, no injuries reported

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36,000 pounds of cheese burned on an Illinois interstate over the holiday weekend.Read more

Suit settled in teen suicide that led to Illinois law change

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As of August, a parent, guardian, family lawyer or designated advocate must be present before police can begin questioning students at school who are younger than 18 and...Read more

Man guilty of murder in fight with wife over coffee maker

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A suburban Chicago man accused of fatally shooting his wife in a fight over a coffee maker has been found guilty of second-degree murder.Read more

Illinois law creates fines for smoking in the car with children

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The governor signed the law on Friday and it went into effect immediately.Read more

Illinois trooper dies after being shot while serving warrant

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An Illinois State Police trooper has died from gunshot wounds suffered while executing a search warrant in East St. Louis.Read more


Illinois governor signs law raising teacher pay to $40K

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Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker has signed legislation raising teachers’ minimum salary to $40,000 over four years to address a statewide shortage of classroom leaders.Read more

Illinois passes bill requiring insurance companies to cover EpiPens for kids

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Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker has signed a bill into law that requires insurance companies to pay for EpiPens for kids.Read more