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  • Illinois Medicaid's managed care effort stumbles

    Illinois Medicaid's managed care effort stumbles
    It can take years for people with cerebral palsy, autism, schizophrenia or Down syndrome to find trusted physicians to oversee their health. Now, families and advocates say, those medical relationships are being threatened as Illinois rolls out a new...
  • Channahon mayor charged with failing to file federal taxes

    Channahon mayor charged with failing to file federal taxes
    Federal authorities on Tuesday charged the recently re-elected mayor of far southwest suburban Channahon with failing to file four years of federal tax returns. Joseph Cook, 45, allegedly failed to report more than $250,000 of income from 2005 to 2008,...
  • Jackson expects to be 'vindicated' in ethics probe

    Jackson expects to be 'vindicated' in ethics probe
    KANKAKEE — U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. said Saturday night he expects to be “vindicated” in a House ethics probe looking at his involvement in trying to secure President Barack Obama’s vacated Senate seat from then-Gov. Rod...
  • Small town shocked at deaths of family of 5

    Small town shocked at deaths of family of 5
    EMINGTON, Ill. -- This tiny central Illinois town was at a loss Friday to explain why five newcomers, a man, woman and three young children -- one a baby -- were found shot to death a week before Christmas. Livingston County police responded to a call of...
  • Sprint announces first 4G LTE cities for mid-2012 -- no L.A. yet

     
    Later this year, Sprint plans to launch its 4G LTE network in the cities of Atlanta, Dallas, Houston and San Antonio; no plans for Los Angeles have been announced as of yet....
  • Pop & Hiss premiere: TiRon gets down with 'Band on the Run' in new video

     
    Since the "Day of the Locust," Hollywood Boulevard has been the metaphor of choice for dreams deferred. TiRon was raised in Kankakee, Ill., but has been based in Los Angeles since junior high school. His new video for "Down" finds......
  • The death penalty in Illinois, a partial chronology of modern events

     
    Eight years ago, Rob Warden, then as now the director of the Center on Wrongful Conviction at the Northwestern University School of Law, published the following timeline in the Tribune. The time to update it will be if and when,......
  • The Quinn empire strikes back

     
    After a long weekend of keeping a very low public profile on the tax issue, the Quinn administration is showing signs of fighting back against critics. Here's a fact sheet his office just sent over (note to the easily confused......
  • "BUD LIGHT'S THIRST ROW SEATS TICKET GIVEAWAY WITH LEN AND BOB" WGN-TV

    "BUD LIGHT'S  THIRST ROW SEATS TICKET GIVEAWAY  WITH LEN AND BOB" WGN-TV
    HOW TO ENTER: No purchase necessary. You must write your name, address, age, email address and phone number on a postcard or plain piece of paper. Entries should be mailed to the following address: WGN-TV "Bud Light's Thirst Row Seats Ticket Giveaway...
  • Ryan pushes on after appeals court rejects bail

    Former Gov. George Ryan's lawyers vowed to continue to seek his release from prison after a federal appeals court today rebuffed his bid for freedom to be at the side of his terminally ill wife. Ryan's legal team said it would seek the backing of the U....
  • Heaviest snow misses city

    Most of the Chicago area dodged a winter storm originally predicted to dump up to 5 inches of snow and create serious morning commuting problems. A winter weather advisory for Kendall, Grundy, Will and Kankakee counties in Illinois and in Lake and Porter...