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Chicago has a lot over Springfield — more people, more shopping, the new David Bowie art display and better pizza.
SPRINGFIELD | Republicans took over the Illinois State Fairgrounds Thursday saying 2014 will be the year they break a decade-long Democratic stranglehold on power in state government.
INDIANAPOLIS | The attorneys general of Indiana and Illinois are seeking to deter youth smoking through strict regulations on the marketing, advertising and use of flavors in electronic cigarettes.
SPRINGFIELD | State officials are attempting to derail scam artists who are preying on immigrants seeking Illinois driver's licenses.
INDIANAPOLIS | The attorneys general of Indiana and Illinois have joined their colleagues from 38 other states in asking the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to strictly regulate electronic cigarettes.
EVANSVILLE | Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller and Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan today convened an interstate summit to tackle the region’s growing threat of small-batch methamphetamine production and increasing use of synthetic drugs. They said coordinated strategies will bette…
SPRINGFIELD | The Illinois Legislature might make the state's Freedom of Information Act less open.
SPRINGFIELD | After two decades of debate about the risk of executing an innocent person, Illinois abolished the death penalty Wednesday, a decision that was certain to fuel renewed calls for other states to do the same.
SPRINGFIELD | Residents in Illinois could see an extra $3 to $5 surcharge on their monthly electricity bills next year.
SPRINGFIELD | Newspapers are fired up over a measure introduced this week in the House that may cut down on government transparency.
SPRINGFIELD | Rather than quickly ramping up its operations, the company chosen to manage the Illinois Lottery is waiting for the state's highest court to signal if the potentially billion-dollar deal will stick.
LYNWOOD | A Consumer Fraud and Identity Theft Seminar will take place from 7 to 9 p.m. on Dec. 15 at Lynwood Village Hall, 21460 Lincoln Highway.
CHICAGO | A monthlong moratorium on mortgage foreclosure evictions and an internal inquiry into court filings has revealed a pattern of irregularities that may rise to criminal conduct, Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart announced Friday.
SPRINGFIELD | Chances are there are a handful of caffeinated alcohol drinks on the shelf at your local grocer or corner store. But they likely will be gone soon.
WASHINGTON | Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. on Wednesday responded to U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood's comments, which suggested nobody had contacted him in his two years as secretary regarding the long-debated third airport proposal.
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SPRINGFIELD | Democrat Alexi Giannoulias' bid to become Illinois' junior U.S. senator has triggered a spirited and potentially expensive battle for his current job as state treasurer.
Lisa Madigan, democratic candidate for Illinois Attorney General.
HOMEWOOD | State Sen. Toi Hutchinson, D-Olympia Fields, brought Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan along Thursday to the offices of the South Suburban Family Shelter where they met with those who work with victims of domestic violence.
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