Graduated-rate income tax amendment forwarded to state House
An Illinois House committee on Monday advanced a proposed state constitutional amendment to allow for a graduated-rate income tax, the cornerstone of Gov. J.B. Pritzker's plan...
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James Holzhauer wins 23rd ‘Jeopardy!' game, props from Ken Jennings
James Holzhauer extended his “Jeopardy!” winning streak to 23 consecutive games Monday, banking $89,229 for a grand total of $1,780,237. The University of Illinois grad (“I...
1 hour ago - New York Post - 2 articles
Man's body found along I-88 near Aurora
An unidentified man's body was found along highway I-88 Monday afternoon, Illinois State Police officials said. The body was found approximately 30 feet off the roadway around...
1 hour ago - Chicago Tribune - 2 articles
Body found in ditch near Aurora toll plaza
AURORA, Ill. - Kane County officials are investigating after a man's body was found in a ditch near a toll plaza Monday. Police responded to the westbound side of I-88 near the...
2 hours ago - WGN TV - 2 articles
Celebrating 100 years of women's suffrage
Members of the House of Representatives will mark the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment next month. Wisconsin beat out Illinois to become the first state in the country...
2 hours ago - WISN
Medical center didn't alert police about woman charged in pregnant 19-year-old's death, despite no signs of giving birth
Clarisa Figueroa arrived with a newborn belonging to the 19-year-old she's accused of killing, despite showing no signs of having given birth.
2 hours ago - ABC - 2 articles
Do marijuana dispensaries drive up home values? At least one study says so
Illinois residents could see their home values increase if the state legalizes recreational marijuana, and the bump could come as soon as a law is passed. A recent study from...
2 hours ago - Chicago Tribune
Man dies after being pinned fixing sign at Dyer restaurant
An Illinois man died after he was pinned while repairing a sign at a Dyer fast food restaurant, officials said. Police, fire and ambulance services were dispatched 11:13 a.m...
3 hours ago - Chicago Tribune
These Illinois Republicans are rallying around a bill to kick deep-blue Chicago out of the state
Republican Illinois lawmakers' frustration with with Democratic-leaning Chicago is a symptom of a larger rural-urban divide, researchers say.
3 hours ago - The Washington Post
Vienna Beef recalls over 2,000 pounds of hot dogs due to possible metal contamination
A popular Midwest hot dog manufacturer has been forced to recall thousands of pounds of product due to possible metal contamination. Vienna Beef Ltd., based out of Chicago, has...
4 hours ago - New York Post - 2 articles
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Parents of dead West Point cadet can use his sperm, judge rules
A judge has cleared the way for the parents of a 21-year-old West Point cadet who died in a skiing accident to use his frozen sperm to produce a child.
Trump DOJ expected to push McGahn to defy Dem subpoena to testify
The Justice Department is expected to deliver a legal opinion ahead of former White House Counsel Don McGahn's planned Tuesday testimony to the House Judiciary Committee...
Feds: DeVos used personal emails for work in ‘limited' cases
An internal Education Department watchdog says Secretary Betsy DeVos has sometimes used personal email accounts for government business and did not always save the messages...
'Sesame Street' introduces Karli, a Muppet in foster care
In an effort to support foster children and families, there's a new Muppet family living on Sesame Street.
Ford announces cuts to 10% of its workforce, totaling 7,000 jobs
The company says it is undertaking a major restructuring, and that it will trim thousands of jobs by August.
Kings Island offering free admission to military, veterans this weekend
Kings Island is offering free admission to active and retired members of the U.S. military during the Memorial Day holiday weekend.
‘Never a dull moment': Florida sheriff's office called after shark, gator...
In what the sheriff's office called its “most Florida call of the week,” deputies discovered a shark that had been dumped in a creek and found an alligator nearby.
Judge rules against Trump in records dispute with Congress
WASHINGTON - A federal judge in Washington has ruled against President Donald Trump in a financial records dispute with Congress. Judge Amit Mehta's ruling says Trump cannot...
Police launch manhunt for Alabama man accused of killing 1 officer, wounding...
He is “armed and definitely considered dangerous," police said.
Judge upholds Dem subpoena for Trump financial records
A federal judge upheld a congressional subpoena seeking President Donald Trump's financial records from an accounting firm, dealing a blow to the president's efforts to resist...