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News from the state of Illinois

Garland launches gun trafficking strike forces in 5 cities

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WASHINGTON — The Justice Department is launching an effort in five cities in the U.S. to reduce spiking gun violence by addressing illegal trafficking...

Obama-Springsteen book ‘Renegades’ coming in October

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NEW YORK — There's a new chapter in the friendship between Barack and the Boss. ...

United Airlines posts $434 million 2Q loss but revenue up

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United Airlines reduced its quarterly loss to $434 million and posted surprisingly strong revenue as U.S. vacation travel picked up. ...

Man faces 1st sentencing for felony in riot at US Capitol

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CHICAGO — A Florida man who breached the U.S. Senate chamber carrying a Trump campaign flag is scheduled to become the first Jan. 6...

Chicago cops hope money talks in new gun trafficking effort

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CHICAGO — The Chicago Police Department on Monday announced a new team of officers, prosecutors and federal agents that will target gun trafficking, an...

4 youths among 6 shot in Chicago neighborhood

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CHICAGO — Three teenagers and a 12-year-old were among six people who were shot outside a party in Chicago and treated at hospitals for...

William Regnery, who funded right-wing extremism, dies at 80

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BOCA GRANDE, Fla. — William H. Regnery II, the heir to a family publishing fortune who was known for his quiet but influential support...

Harry Styles planning U.S. tour this fall for ‘Fine Line’

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NEW YORK — Harry Styles will hit the road on a U.S. tour this fall, with 40 concerts scheduled in such cities as New...

Lawyer: Iowa man in Chicago to propose, not criminal conduct

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CHICAGO — A lawyer for an Iowa man arrested in Chicago for having guns and ammunition in his hotel room said Wednesday his client...

Watching for birds & diversity: Audubon groups pledge change

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BOSTON — When Boston socialites Minna Hall and Harriet Hemenway sought to end the slaughter of birds in the name of 19th century high...