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  Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine and Frank Thomas have been elected to baseball's Hall of Fame, while Craig Biggio fell just short. The results were announced Wednesday. The trio will be inducted in Cooperstown on July 27 along with managers Bobby Cox, Joe...

Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine, Frank Thomas make MLB hall of fame

Updated: 1/8/2014 01:52 PM

  Supreme Court spokesman Joseph R. Tybor says Judge Patrick J. Quinn died Wednesday in his chambers at the First District Appellate Court in Chicago. The cause of the 60-year-old Quinn's death has not been disclosed.

Appellate court judge dies in chambers

Updated: 1/8/2014 07:32 PM

  The primary election opponent for Democratic U.S. Rep. Brad Schneider and two Republicans hoping to run for U.S. Senate could see their campaigns end Thursday if the Illinois Board of Elections agrees they don't qualify to be on the ballot. Officers...

Hearing officers recommend who's on the ballot

Updated: 1/8/2014 06:52 PM

  It may be hard to think of this week's deep freeze as anything but miserable, but to scientists there are silver linings: The extreme cold may help raise low water in the Great Lakes, protect shorelines and wetlands from erosion, kill insect pests...

Deep freeze has silver linings for natural world

Updated: 1/8/2014 06:45 PM

  Gov. Pat Quinn's running mate, Paul Vallas, will continue working in as the leader of a Connecticut school district until March 1, just days before he appears on the ballot in Illinois' Democratic primary.

Quinn's running mate continues working in Connecticut

Updated: 1/8/2014 05:28 PM

  Gov. Pat Quinn is supporting his prisons director after Republican challenger Kirk Dillard called for the director to be fired.

Quinn backs prisons director

Updated: 1/8/2014 07:30 PM

  The Archdiocese of Chicago plans to release files detailing the sexual abuse of children by Catholic priests as part of a court settlement. Cardinal Francis George made the announcement in a letter to priests that is set to be published in church...

Church to release files on sex abuse by priests

Updated: 1/8/2014 05:24 PM

  People who signed up recently for health insurance with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois now have until Jan. 30 to pay their first month's premium and still get coverage for all of January.

Blue Cross extends payment deadline to Jan. 30

Updated: 1/8/2014 07:30 PM

  Bond was set at $1.5 million for a Chicago man charged with murder in the death of an 18-year-old woman attending a birthday party for his roommate.

Man held on $1.5 million bond in death of teen

Updated: 1/8/2014 05:22 PM

  Illinois lawmakers thought they were saving money five years ago by changing the way the cash-strapped state counts its pension debts, but a report released Wednesday suggests the effort may have landed taxpayers with billions of dollars in extra...

Report: 5 state pension funds owed $100.5 billion

Updated: 1/8/2014 05:29 PM

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