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  • Lawmaker Rips Rauner On Legionnaires' Response At Vets' Home

    Lawmaker Rips Rauner On Legionnaires' Response At Vets' HomeA Democratic state senator ripped Gov. Bruce Rauner Tuesday over the Legionnaires' disease crisis at the Quincy veterans' home, saying the Republican's administration has been sitting on viable options for more than a year and officials "need to make… 15 hours ago, 21 Feb 18, 12:05am

  • Mourners: Slain Chicago Officer Was 'One Of The Good Guys'

    Mourners: Slain Chicago Officer Was 'One Of The Good Guys'Mourners remembered a slain Chicago Police commander Saturday as a model officer and "one of the good guys" who was uninterested in self-promotion, even as he moved up the department's ranks.Of all of Commander Paul Bauer's responsibilities, the one… 4 days ago, 17 Feb 18, 7:33pm

  • Madigan Says He's Taking Steps To End Harassment, Abuse

    Madigan Says He's Taking Steps To End Harassment, AbuseIllinois House Speaker Michael Madigan says he's taking steps to end harassment or abuse at the statehouse and in his political operation, after a former staff member said party officials were too slow to act.In a letter to Democratic caucus members… 4 days ago, 17 Feb 18, 7:17pm

  • 2016 Report Put Quincy Plumbing Fix At $8M

    2016 Report Put Quincy Plumbing Fix At $8MEngineers told Gov. Bruce Rauner's administration 18 months ago that replacing problematic plumbing at a veterans' home beset by Legionnaires' disease would cost $8 million and "should be carefully considered," according to a report obtained by The A… 5 days ago, 16 Feb 18, 11:39pm

  • 10 Years After NIU, Shooting Survivor Reflects On Florida Tragedy

    10 Years After NIU, Shooting Survivor Reflects On Florida TragedyTen years ago Wednesday, Jamika Oshogo hid lying on the ground as a gunman opened fire in her classroom at Northern Illinois University.She survived, but the shooting left five of her classmates dead.The 10th anniversary of that day now sits parallel… 6 days ago, 15 Feb 18, 11:34pm