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2014/09/01 03:45
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Position: U.S. House of Representatives, Louisiana Sentence: 13 years Former Congressman William J. Jefferson was sentenced to 13 years in prison after famously hiding $90,000 in his freezer. The...
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2014/08/31 17:04
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CHICAGO (AP) - Most of Illinois' governors have lived in the Executive Mansion in Springfield at least part time. The first governor to call the 1855 manor home was Democratic former Gov. Joel...
2014/08/26 23:17
2014/08/26 23:17
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Hand-written index cards reflecting patronage hiring at Metra dating back 30 years contain recommendations from dozens of politicians—a virtual who’s who of clout ranging from Chicago aldermen to...
2014/08/24 12:20
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U.S. Rep. John Shimkus had words of warning for Edgar County Republicans: Don't expect to see gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner in downstate Illinois after Labor Day. "He's been all over southern...
2014/08/22 23:10
2014/08/22 23:10
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After close to 10 months of work, Cook County prosecutors are nearing the end of their reinvestigation into one of Illinois' most pivotal wrongful conviction cases, with a decision expected within...
2014/08/21 15:22
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During booking, deputies had to place Travis County District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg in a... Texas Gov. Rick Perry showed up Tuesday at the Travis County Courthouse in Austin for booking. Despite...
2014/08/18 10:41
2014/08/18 10:41
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Gov. Pat Quinn inherited a state full of debt from GEORGE RYAN, who was indicted on federal corruption charges and sent to prison, and Rod Blagojevich, who took over from GEORGE RYAN and was sentenced...
2014/08/18 06:24
2014/08/18 06:24
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Hoping to tap into an anti-incumbent mood come November, accountant and tax attorney Michael Webster hopes to convince voters that not being a “career politician” and focusing on business issues will...
2014/08/16 05:13
2014/08/16 05:13
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By a wide margin, Illinois residents have less trust in their state government than residents in any state in the nation, according to results of a Gallup politics poll released Friday. Illinois’...
2014/08/14 10:13
2014/08/14 10:13
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SPRINGFIELD --- Republicans will get their day at the Illinois State Fair today, hoping they can generate enough enthusiasm to bring them statewide victories in the November general...
2014/08/11 21:40
2014/08/11 21:40
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Lake Zurich Mayor Thomas Poynton alluded to felonious former Illinois Govs. Rod Blagojevich and GEORGE RYAN when he addressed the possibility of his village gaining more control over taxes and other...
2014/08/07 19:18
2014/08/07 19:18
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SPRINGFIELD — Gov. Pat Quinn’s next move to open a potential third airport in the south suburbs is a call for private developers, air carriers and would-be tenants to gather for a forum next month...
2014/08/07 16:13
2014/08/07 16:13
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After close to 10 months of work, Cook County prosecutors are nearing the end of their reinvestigation into one of Illinois' most pivotal wrongful conviction cases, with a decision expected within...
2014/08/07 11:13
2014/08/07 11:13
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A man twice previously sentenced to death has been given natural life in prison for the 1983 murder and robbery of a tavern owner and the shooting of a waitress, according to prosecutors and court...
2014/08/05 21:36
2014/08/05 21:36
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KINGSTON >> Kyle Nelson homered twice and Kingston Plaza dumped Go Green 18-7 in a recent Kingston Recreation men’s A/B division softball contest. Nelson drove in six runs for the winners and Vin...
2014/08/05 05:26
2014/08/05 05:26
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State Rep. LaShawn Ford’s case was a rare instance of government attorneys backing away from felonies at the core of their case and letting a defendant short-circuit a trial by pleading guilty to a...
2014/08/04 19:26
2014/08/04 19:26
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Cameron Todd Willingham in his cell on death row, in 1994. He insisted upon his innocence in the deaths of his children and refused an offer to plead guilty in return for a life sentence. Photograph...
2014/08/01 19:20
2014/08/01 19:20
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Welcome to August. I’m guessing it will be warmer in central Illinois this month than it was in July. You can almost be certain that it will be hot on Aug. 30 when Illinois opens its football season...
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