Legionnaire's crisis at heart of damage-award veto override

People who are injured in incidents that are the state government's fault are now eligible for damage awards of as much as $2 million after raucous House debate
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Car crashes into Chicago suburb's new police station

Officials say a car went out of control and crashed into a Chicago suburb's new police station, badly injuring the driver
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Des Plaines spent $60,000 in probe of drunken police party

Des Plaines spent nearly $60,000 to get to the bottom of what happened at drunken golf outing and party that some members of the city's police department attend
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College reaches settlement with ex-football player in hazing

A former member of a Christian college football team has settled his lawsuit against the school and four of five teammates accused of attacking him
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Takeda moving US headquarters from Chicago area to Boston

Japanese drugmaker Takeda says it is closing its U.S. headquarters in suburban Chicago with about 1,000 employees and moving its functions to the Boston area
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EXCHANGE: 2 sheriff's deputies save man from waters

ILLINOIS EXCHANGE: A man who couldn't swim pushed into crowded lake, sheriff's deputies there to save him
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EXCHANGE: Woman helping save monarch butterflies

ILLINOIS EXCHANGE: Woman raising monarch butterflies to help the environment
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Chicago suburb has 1955 Chevy rescue truck for sale

The Batavia Fire Department has a 1955 Chevrolet 3800 panel truck up for sale
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Prosecutor: Shooting of inmate during standoff justified

An investigation has concluded that a police officer was justified in fatally shooting a jail inmate after the inmate took two nurses hostage at a suburban Chic
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EXCHANGE: Teen's charity promotes recycling sports equipment

ILLINOIS EXCHANGE: Naperville teen's charity promotes the recycling of sports equipment across the world
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AP-IL--Illinois Weekend Digest,ADVISORY, IL

AP-IL--Illinois Weekend Digest,ADVISORY, IL
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Payment to wrong ex-wife earns gov candidate more time

A child-support check sent to the wrong ex-wife has given the Libertarian candidate for Illinois governor 30 more days to rectify the mistake
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EXCHANGE: Memorial Squad makes sure veterans get last honors

ILLINOIS EXCHANGE: Memorial Squad makes sure Illinois veterans receive final honors
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EXCHANGE: Church comfort dog to bring love to community

ILLINOIS EXCHANGE: Comfort dog at Elgin church a way to 'bring love into the community'
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Libertarian candidate clashes with judge over child issues

The Libertarian candidate for Illinois governor, who's campaigned against the state's child-support system, engaged in a shouting match with a judge about money
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Elgin man gets 86 years for fatal shooting, kidnapping

A suburban Chicago man has been sentenced to 86 years in prison for fatally shooting a man, then kidnapping his girlfriend and their baby and leading police on
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BC-IL--Exchange-Cubs DNA,ADV29, IL
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EXCHANGE: 50-year Cubs fan flooded with memories

ILLINOIS EXCHANGE: A flood of all-star memories for 50-year Cubs fan
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EXCHANGE: Lack of players forces Legion to suspend baseball

ILLINOIS EXCHANGE: Lack of players forces Legion to suspend baseball program
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AP-IL--Illinois News Digest 2 pm, IL
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BC-IL--Illinois Weekend Digest, IL
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EXCHANGE: 12-year-old leads effort for 2019 pride parade

ILLINOIS EXCHANGE: Girl leads effort to bring pride parade to the Chicago suburb of Buffalo Grove in 2019
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Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in Illinois

EDITORIAL ROUNDUP: Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in Illinois
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Another court nixes Trump push to cut 'sanctuary city' funds

A federal judge says the Trump administration can't withhold over $29 million in law enforcement money from six states and New York City in a clash over their i
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