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By Laura Jones On Thursday, April 17th, 2014
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President Obama meets with faith leaders on ‘broken’ immigration reform

President Barack Obama met with several faith leaders at the Oval Office on Tuesday to discuss what he called a “broken” immigration system. The focus of the meeting was to highlight and discuss “the More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, April 11th, 2014
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Fort Hood Shooting: Daniel Ferguson, Carlos Lazaney-Rodriguez returned to Florida for burial

Two twenty year veterans, who were killed in the latest Fort Hood shooting, will arrive in Florida today, set to be laid to rest. Carlos Lazaney-Rodriguez photo courtesy of Fort Hood public affairs Sgt. First Class More...

By Laura Jones On Tuesday, April 8th, 2014
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Rev James Meeks explains why he’s supporting GOP candidate Bruce Rauner

Many may assume the black man, especially from Chicago, is an automatic supporter of the Democratic Party. Reverend James Meeks has even spoken alongside Rev. Jesse Jackson and Democratic leaders in the state, but More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Thursday, April 3rd, 2014
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Juatasha Denton McCaster, Illinois woman found guilty of murdering and dismembering her husband

A woman accused of killing and dismembering her husband is found guilty of murder on Tuesday after the jury deliberated for seven hours. A Sangamon County jury convicted Juatasha Denton McCaster of first degree More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Thursday, April 3rd, 2014
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Illinios senior, John Adams, charged with shooting and killing wife, Kendra Adams

Police say an Illinois woman has died after being shot in the head and now they will charge the victim’s husband with her shooting death. John P Adams John P. Adams, age 66, is being held on a charge of attempted More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, March 28th, 2014
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Illinois health officials warn of salmonella risk with illegal Mexican cheeses

Illinois health officials are advising the public not to eat  illegally manufactured cheeses after some 100 people contracted salmonellosis in 13 counties, according to an advisory yesterday. Image/CDC A sample More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, March 23rd, 2014
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Jeffrey Bronken, identified as pilot killed in Florida plane crash, Katherine Bronken,Keyano Linbo in hospital

A pilot was killed and his daughter and another teenage girl were seriously injured early Saturday when a small plane crashed on a major highway in Pinellas County, Florida, police said. Katherine Bronken and Keyano More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, March 14th, 2014
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Dole Fresh Vegetables recall of bagged salads extends to the 15 states

One day after the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) announced a recall of Dole brand Italian Blend salad  due to possible Listeria contamination, the US FDA issued the firm press release affecting consumers More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, March 13th, 2014
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Spike Lee confirmed for Ebertfest at Virginia Theatre in Illinois

PRESS RELEASE: Acclaimed director, producer and screenwriter Spike Lee joins the lineup at the 16th annual Ebertfest Film Festival in Champaign, Illinois, for a special 25th anniversary screening of his groundbreaking More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, March 10th, 2014
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Bill Clinton tops list of expensive speakers at non-profit hospital set to layoff more workers

Bill Clinton’s $225,000 speaking fees at the Washington Hospital Center as raised some eyebrows as the non-profit hospital was “in the middle of two big rounds of layoffs” and may still be strapped More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Tuesday, March 4th, 2014
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Illinois man, Kody Walsh, guilty of murdering Lori Daniels in 2012

An Illinois man has been found guilty in a 2012 Wisconsin murder case after being caught in Tennessee. Kody Walsh Kody Walsh, age 24, of Rockford Illinois was found guilty of first-degree murder, shooting and killing More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, February 26th, 2014
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Eric Holder tells the States’ AG not to bother defending gay marriage bans

US Attorney General offered some advice for State attorney generals on gay marriage bans, noting that are unconstitutional and they shouldn’t have to defend them. Official White House Photo by Pete Souza Speaking More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, February 21st, 2014
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Roger Ebert awarded 2014 Illinois Prize for Lifetime Achievement in Journalism

PRESS RELEASE: Roger Ebert, who was a Pulitzer Prize-winning film critic and journalist for the Chicago Sun-Times, as well as an influential and groundbreaking film critic on television, was honored posthumously More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, February 21st, 2014
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Fannie May recalls red heart-shaped gift box of assorted chocolates due to undeclared peanuts

PRESS RELEASE Fannie May Confections Brands, Inc. (“Fannie May”) is issuing the following update regarding its previously announced voluntary recall of red heart shaped boxes of assorted chocolates. Fanny May More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, February 14th, 2014
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Chicago’s Moody Church marks 150th anniversary this month

PRESS RELEASE: The Moody Church—one of the Chicago’s oldest institutions—celebrates its 150th anniversary this month. “The Moody Church is a Chicago institution, through and through, and we’re thrilled More...

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