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House clears gambling measure that includes adding Chicago casino

After two days of behind-the-scenes negotiations, House lawmakers appeared poised to leave Springfield having passed a comprehensive spending and capital plan. The Illinois Senate plans to return for bill action on Sunday and must still approve the gambling measure.

Blue Line running with delays after medical emergency at Western Station

The emergency was reported on the tracks at the Western station, the CTA said.

Severe thunderstorms threaten Chicago, surrounding area

A Severe Thunderstorm Watch is in effect for counties in Illinois, Northwest Indiana and parts of Wisconsin.

Lucas Giolito Q: White Sox pitcher talks family history, hidden talent and Kanye West

Lucas Giolito comes from a family of actors and actresses. But the theatre stage wasn’t for him.

Illinois Baseball

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Illini drop third straight game, face elimination

Clemson pulled away with a three-run seventh inning Friday to win 8-4 over Illinois in the regional opener.

'Winning a championship is awesome'

Sports editor MATT DANIELS caught up with the local talent that helped the Illinois club baseball team bring home a national title.

'Winning a championship is awesome'

Sports editor MATT DANIELS caught up with the local talent that helped the Illinois club baseball team bring home a national title.

Top of the Morning, June 1, 2019

How much of a St. Louis Blues fan is Jeremiah Cox of Mahomet (right)? Enough that the music director at Quest Church in Urbana made the trip to Enterprise Center for the watch party for Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final.

Teen boy shot in Lawndale: police

The 17-year-old was found with a gunshot wound in the 3900 block of West Grenshaw Street.

Man killed in West Humboldt Park shooting: police

He was struck in the chest and taken to Illinois Masonic Medical Center, where he died, police said.

11 hurt — including 9 kids — in West Garfield Park crash

One vehicle crashed into a pole, the fire department said.

House OKs budget, but Lightfoot calls gambling proposal a losing hand

After just 10 minutes of debate, the Illinois House cleared the comprehensive budget plan 83-35. But before anyone could do any victory laps, Mayor Lori Lightfoot threatened to fold her hand on the already shaky gambling deal.

Teenage girl missing from Portage Park

Amelie Acevedo, 17, was last seen May 19 in the 5800 block of West Dakin Street, Chicago police said.

2 seriously wounded in West Garfield Park shooting

They were riding in a vehicle when they heard gunshots and realized they were hit.

Illini add 2019 wide receiver

Texas recruit fills a position of need

Illinois loses Oxford Regional Opener 8-4

Clemson beat the Illini to force Illinois to play win or go home baseball.

Man reported missing from Garfield Ridge

Brian Owens was last seen Friday in the 6300 block of West 56th Street.

Fantasy Baseball Week 11 Preview: Top 10 sleeper hitters include Derek Dietrich, Howie Kendrick

Derek Dietrich and Howie Kendrick may not get the most consistent at-bats, but Scott White says the matchups work out for them to make a Fantasy impact in Week 11.

For Charlie Wheeler, 50 years watching what happens in Springfield as a reporter, educator is enough

Former Sun-Times staffer is stepping down as director of the University of Illinois-Springfield’s public affairs reporting program.

Illinois Football: Brandon Peters would be an interesting option for the Illini

Some huge news came out on Thursday regarding the Illinois football quarterback position. It has been known that the Illini are looking for a graduate transfer quarterback to start behind center for a year or two. This would enable incoming freshman Isaiah Williams to redshirt and learn the system and speed of the college game. [] Illinois Football: Brandon Peters would be an interesting option for the Illini - Writing Illini - Writing Illini - An Illinois Fighting Illini Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

FOUND: Girl, 17, missing from Ashburn

Alexandria Green was last seen May 8 in the 3900 block of West 77th Street, Chicago police said in a missing person alert.

Illinois Basketball: Illini named in Andy Katz’s Power 36

The Illinois basketball season is still a long way away but every so often we get a little drip of hope for the upcoming campaign. One of the drips of hope came in the form of a commitment and signing of Kofi Cockburn. He will man the middle of the paint for the Illini. Another [] Illinois Basketball: Illini named in Andy Katzs Power 36 - Writing Illini - Writing Illini - An Illinois Fighting Illini Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.