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Adrian kicked off the bench

Adrian kicked off the bench

by Scott Hardy

Illinois Courts Commission rules that Judge Robert Adrian be removed over handling of 2022 case

Blessing given OK to continue hospital-from-home program

Blessing given OK to continue hospital-from-home program

by Scott Hardy

Blessing was part of 2-year trial program.

Clayton man accused of murder to undergo mental fitness exam

Clayton man accused of murder to undergo mental fitness exam

by Scott Hardy

Wyond Bynum to be examined

Monroe Co. murder suspect to go on trial in December

Monroe Co. murder suspect to go on trial in December

by Scott Hardy

Lyle Miller to have 5-day trial starting December 2.

Quincy University extends FAFSA deadline

Quincy University extends FAFSA deadline

by Scott Hardy

Delay due to changes in FAFSA filing

Quincy Bay open house tonight

Quincy Bay open house tonight

by Scott Hardy

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will host from 5-7 P.M. at Oakley-Lindsay Center

Two QFD firefighters hurt battling blaze

Two QFD firefighters hurt battling blaze

by Scott Hardy

Both suffered minor injuries.

Former IL State Senator in custody ahead of trial

Former IL State Senator in custody ahead of trial

by Scott Hardy

Sam McCann accused of not telling parole office he'd been released from St. Louis hospital

La Grange woman sentenced to 15 years in child's death

La Grange woman sentenced to 15 years in child's death

by Scott Hardy

Kimberly Hickman sentenced Thursday in Lewis County court

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers releases draft report on Quincy Bay

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers releases draft report on Quincy Bay

by Scott Hardy

$45 million plan would dredge Quincy Bay, modify the cut-through and Cedar Creek

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Study shows Illinois property taxes among the highest in country

(The Center Square) – A new study confirms what most Illinoisans already know, the property taxes in the state are among the highest in the nation.


Judge orders Madigan's former chief of staff to report to prison in June

(The Center Square) – A judge has ordered former Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan's longtime chief of staff to report to the Federal Bureau of Prisons by June 11 to start his 2.5 year sentence for perjury.

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Retired Pittsburgh police commander charged with illegally recording officers

Retired Pittsburgh Police Commander Matthew Lackner, 50, has been charged on four felony counts for allegedly recording other officers using department-issued body cameras.

California utility will pay $80M to settle claims its equipment sparked devastating 2017 wildfire

Massive wildfires which destroyed over 1,000 homes were found to be caused by Edison power lines and transformers which ignited brush, exacerbated by strong winds.

Driver 'intentionally' hit, killed Florida man in early morning hit-and-run: police

A Florida man was found dead on a street in St. Petersburg early Monday morning after police said he was struck and killed by an unknown vehicle.

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Chicago Teachers Union pushing school model where kids perform poorly

Chicago Teachers Union leadership will use this summer’s contract negotiations with Chicago Public Schools to push for expansion of “sustainable community schools” in the district. The model doesn’t work: students perform worse, absenteeism rises.

Judge: Boot unconstitutional ‘mansion tax’ from March 19 ballot

A Cook County judge ruled Feb. 23 Chicago Mayor Brandon Johnson’s “mansion tax” was unconstitutional and should be removed from the primary election ballot.

Paul Vallas: Illinois’ real ‘State of the State’

Illinois is on an upward path, Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker said during his State of the State speech. True, by some measures. Not so much by too many measures that matter.

Where are you most likely to get shot in Chicago?

Nearly 1 of every 900 Chicagoans was shot last year, and 1 in 5,000 killed by gunshot. Where was the greatest risk? The Austin neighborhood reported the most fatal shootings as well as the most shootings overall, with 1 shooting for every 414 residents