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Prosecutors: Man gave heroin to judge almost daily
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A southwestern Illinois man admitted in federal court Thursday his role in a heroin-trafficking ring that prosecutors say involved supplying the drug almost daily to a sitting judge who resigned after being accused of heroin possession.Continued ...
Quinn pleased court will hear appeal on pay case
CHICAGO (AP) — Gov. Pat Quinn says he's pleased the Illinois Supreme Court has agreed to hear his appeal of a ruling that found his veto of lawmakers' pay unconstitutional.Continued ...
Emanuel pushes gun legislation after park shooting
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago's top civic leaders launched an aggressive push Tuesday for legislation that will increase gun crime penalties, with Mayor Rahm Emanuel vowing to lobby lawmakers on the measure that he said will help combat and prevent persistent street violence.Continued ...
CUB: Ill. residents can save on winter heat bills
CHICAGO (AP) — The Citizens Utility Board is urging consumers to conserve energy and participate in efficiency programs offered by utilities after a recent federal report predicted that natural gas bills could jump by 13 percent this winter.Continued ...
Despite ruling, Quinn vows to manage without pay
CHICAGO (AP) — When Gov. Pat Quinn grew angry that lawmakers hadn't found a way to fix Illinois' pension crisis, he eliminated their salaries. But these days the only elected official going without pay is the governor himself.Continued ...
20 tornadoes recorded in Illinois so far this year
SPRINGFIELD (AP) — Illinois has experienced only a third of the number of tornadoes typically recorded over the course of a year, weather officials said.Continued ...
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- Illinois prepares for immigrant drivers licenses
- FBI: Man's pipe bombs intended for sex offenders
- Shutdown crimps Ill. region's prized recreation
- Pension deal uncertain as Ill. veto session nears
- Parolee accused of murder never got ankle monitor
- Illinois launches health insurance marketplace
- Illinois readies for potential federal shutdown
- Lawyer: Ex-Murray residents facing poor conditions
- Judge: Ill. gov. must reinstate lawmakers' pay
- 6,500 Ill. veterans contribute to history project
- Quinn releases some insurance rates for Illinois
- Rep. Davis formally kicks off re-election bid
- Jackson auction stopped after authenticity issues
- Prosecutors: Man gave heroin to judge almost daily