CHICAGO (AP) — A 91-year-old U.S. Navy veteran has been given five medals he earned during World War II, nearly 70 years after the Illinois man refused to accept them.
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CHICAGO (AP) — A $3 million federal grant will help ease congestion that slows Metra commuter trains heading into Chicago’s Union Station from the south and southwest.
CHICAGO (AP) — U.S. Sens. Mark Kirk and Dick Durbin of Illinois are proposing an update of the methods the government uses to determine disaster assistance.
CHICAGO (AP) — The furor continues over that letter sent by Republican U.S. senators to Iranian leaders that was critical of President Barack Obama’s stance on nuclear negotiations with that nation.
EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP) — U.S. Senator Dick Durbin is wading into the mayoral race in his hometown of East St. Louis. Durbin is endorsing a challenger for her support for limiting operating hours at the city’s late-night bars and clubs.
CHICAGO (AP) — Flight attendants have celebrated the 25th anniversary of the in-flight smoking ban.
CHICAGO (AP) — An Air Force veteran and a community college student will be among guests from Illinois attending President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address.