Illinois

A grand jury has been convened in Cook County, Illinois, in connection with new allegations against singer R. Kelly, according to two sources close to the case.
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February 18, 2019 - 4:20 pm
By Sara Sidner, CNN (CNN) -- A grand jury has been convened in Cook County, Illinois, in connection with new allegations against singer R. Kelly, according to two sources close to the case. This comes on the heels of attorney Michael Avenatti announcing last week that he had handed over to the...
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Investigators work at the apartment complex of the alleged shooter from the Henry Pratt Co. on Friday, Feb. 15, 2019, in Aurora, Ill.
Matt Marton/AP
February 17, 2019 - 9:44 am
CHICAGO (AP) — The victims of a disgruntled employee who opened fire at a suburban Chicago industrial warehouse were co-workers ranging from an intern to the plant manager. A look at the victims: Trevor Wehner The 21-year-old Northern Illinois University student was on his first day as an intern in...
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Illinois Shooting
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February 16, 2019 - 8:57 am
By Faith Karimi and Hollie Silverman, CNN (CNN) -- A man who was being let go from his job at a manufacturing business went on a shooting rampage Friday at his workplace in Illinois, leaving five workers dead and five officers and an employee injured, police said. The gunman, 45-year-old Gary...
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Bob Evans Farms, Inc., is recalling approximately 46,734 pounds of pork sausage link products
USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service
September 14, 2018 - 11:56 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced Thursday that Bob Evans Farms, Inc., is recalling approximately 46,734 pounds of pork sausage link products that may be contaminated with pieces of clear, hard plastic. The recalled...
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In this July 20, 2018, file photo, a duck boat sits idle in the parking lot of Ride the Ducks, an amphibious tour operator in Branson, Mo.
AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File
July 30, 2018 - 10:16 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A lawsuit seeking $100 million in damages has been filed against the owners and operators of a duck boat that sank on a Missouri lake, killing 17 people. The federal lawsuit was filed Sunday on behalf of two members of an Indiana family who lost nine relatives when the boat...
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In this June 28, 2018 photo, senior melt operator Randy Feltmeyer watches a giant ladle back away after pouring red-hot iron into a vessel in the basic oxygen furnace as part of the process of producing steel at the U.S. Steel Granite City Works facility
AP Photo/Jeff Roberson
July 26, 2018 - 10:29 am
By Sara Burnett, Associated Press Steelworkers in Granite City, Illinois, threw a street party — complete with hot dogs, cold beer and a singer in red, white and blue — when U.S. Steel announced earlier this year it was bringing hundreds of laid-off employees back to work at the local mill. On...
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The Senate voted to change longstanding rules to allow newborns onto the Senate floor during votes.
CNN
April 19, 2018 - 3:56 pm
By Saba Hamedy, CNN (CNN) -- Illinois Sen. Tammy Duckworth made history on Thursday as she became the first senator to cast a vote on the Senate floor with her newborn by her side. Senate lawmakers narrowly voted, 50 to 49, to confirm GOP Rep. James Bridenstine to be the next NASA administrator...
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