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  • A south suburban police officer who was shot while on duty and suffered a severe brain injury was released from his rehab hospital on Friday.

    Park Forest cop shot in head released from rehab hospital: 'A milestone day'

  • Down in Springfield, they're working on an education budget. Unfortunately, the governor is nowhere to be seen when it comes to being seen in Springfield doing his job with only a few days left in the session.

    Rauner, lawmakers will most likely not pass budget for 3rd straight year

  • Chicago streets will have an extra 1,000 cops on patrol each day of the Memorial Day weekend, as the Chicago Police Department beefs up normal police presence with special units, traffic enforcement and more officers in the city’s parks and beaches

    Chicago Police to add 1,000 officers to Memorial Day weekend patrols

  • The Illinois Department of Children and Family Services released a report Friday reviewing the agency's actions leading up to the death of a 1-year-old.

    DCFS releases report that examined dead toddler's case file

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    'Beyond Sports' foundation helps athletes excel in school to make it to college and beyond

  • Chicago's historic Union Station will get a roughly $1 billion makeover that will include millions of square feet of office, retail and hotel space, according to details unveiled Thursday by Amtrak and the city.

    Chicago firm will run $1 billion overhaul of Union Station

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