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  • Man convicted of killing Robeson basketball star

    Man convicted of killing Robeson basketball star
    A Cook County jury tonight convicted a man in the slaying of a high school basketball player during a melee outside a movie theater on Chicago's Southwest Side more than six years ago.   Eddie Fenton, 27, was found guilty of first-degree murder in the...
  • Quinn signs disabled parking crackdown measures

    Quinn signs disabled parking crackdown measures
    Drivers who illegally use handicap parking plates and decals soon will face stricter fines and penalties under legislation Gov. Pat Quinn signed into law today. Starting Jan. 1, fines for unauthorized use of placards for people with disabilities will...
  • Chronic speeders get a pass from judges

    Chronic speeders get a pass from judges
    Julie Gorczynski was getting a ride after her shift at a suburban movie theater when a Mazda smashed into the passenger's side of her friend's Jeep, rolling the vehicle and killing the 17-year-old. Orland Park police determined the Mazda was going at...
  • Tougher rules of road loom

    Trying to make the streets safer for teenagers, legislators advanced bills Tuesday that would make Illinois one of the toughest in the nation when it comes to licensing young drivers and take driving rights away if teens are caught drinking or...
  • What's next for Blagojevich? Resignation?

    -------------------- The possible scenarios: He quits | | He's removed | He stays | Special election -------------------- Who has called for resignation: •President-elect Barack Obama (D) •U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D) •Lt. Gov....
  • With one voice, House OKs teen driving bill

    Without a single dissenting vote, the Illinois House on Wednesday sent to the governor one of the nation's toughest sets of teen driving restrictions -- including a tripling of the duration of the learner's permit phase -- in a package experts say...
  • Sweeping new rules of road

    Sweeping new rules of road
    A sweeping overhaul of Illinois' rules of the road for teen drivers was signed into law Monday, setting stringent licensing requirements with the promise of saving lives. When the bill signed by Gov. Rod Blagojevich takes effect Jan. 1, it will give...
  • Senate showdown, subpoena

    Senate showdown, subpoena
    Roland Burris and Democratic Party leaders headed toward a symbolic showdown at the door of the U.S. Senate on Tuesday as the former Illinois attorney general presses his claim to a disputed seat. Burris said in an interview Monday evening that he...
  • Trial overshadows swearing-in

    Trial overshadows swearing-in
    Gov. Rod Blagojevich invoked Abraham Lincoln's wartime plea of "malice toward none" Wednesday as he opened a new session of the Illinois Senate, which immediately began preparations for an impeachment trial that could remove him from office. Making his...
  • It may be the time for Burris' close-up

    It may be the time for Burris' close-up
    WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) said Sunday it was likely that former Illinois Atty. Gen. Roland Burris would be seated as the state's newest senator this week after a legal review of new paperwork regarding the Senate appointment....
  • Going Green On a Budget

    Home energy use accounts for almost one-fifth of the nation's greenhouse-gas emissions and one-fifth of its energy consumption, according to national research. The average home spends about $1,900 annually on energy bills, according to Environmental...