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Chicago US court remembers 25 years after lawmen were killed

Judges, family and friends have gathered to remember two lawmen fatally shot 25 years ago by a detainee trying to flee Chicago's federal courthouse

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Services set for pilot killed in WWII-era fighter crash

Funeral services have been set for an Illinois man killed along with a passenger when his World War II-era aircraft crashed in Kansas earlier this week

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Illinois fire departments to receive $2.7M in federal grants

Fire departments across Illinois are receiving nearly $2.7 million in federal grants to help pay for equipment and training

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Ernest Hemingway birthday celebration planned in Petoskey

A celebration of Ernest Hemingway's birthday will include the dedication of a statue in Petoskey commemorating the author's ties to northern Michigan

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Suspect surrenders in hit-and-run death of Indiana girl, 5

Police say a northwestern Indiana man has surrendered to police following the hit-and-run death of a 5-year-old girl

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Groups Illinois owes money seek time to appeal lawsuit

A coalition of social-service providers owed money by Illinois state government is seeking more time to appeal its lawsuit to the Illinois Supreme Court

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Rural banker survey index drops dramatically in July

Drought conditions in some areas and weak grain prices are among factors weighing heavily on the rural economy in parts of 10 Plains and Western states

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Getaway driver in Saks smash-and-grab sentenced to prison

A Chicago man has been sentenced to two years in federal prison for his role in a smash-and-grab crime at a suburban St. Louis Saks Fifth Avenue store

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Moody's: Illinois avoids 'junk' credit, but risks remain

A credit rating agency says Illinois' rating won't be lowered to "junk" but warns big financial challenges and risks remain

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Chicago red-light camera settlement worth $38.75 million

Chicago City Council members are to consider a $38.75 million settlement of a class-action lawsuit involving the city's red-light camera program