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Monday, Feb. 18, 2019 06:52 pm

Can't say why Aurora shooter obtained gun permit

Illinois State Police say they’re trying to determine whether an apparent crack in a system to catch felons before they obtain licenses to buy and possess guns was an isolated case or a bigger is...
Monday, Feb. 18, 2019 06:04 pm

Close to deal with law office

Springfield Clinic is close to making a deal for expanded parking near its building on South Sixth Street. The clinic plans to purchase property where the Londrigan, Potter, Randle law office n...
Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019 05:34 pm

Shooter got FOID card, felon got hired

The failure of Illinois State Police to catch a felony conviction of a man who obtained a Firearms Owner and Identification card, then allegedly killed five people in Aurora with a legally purchase...
Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019 12:17 am

Politics, the Y block and puppies

 Last week’s forums for aldermanic candidates sponsored by Inner City Older Neighborhoods were equally bemusing, informative and maddening. Ward 1 Ald. Chuck “MIA” Redpath was the only incu...
Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019 12:16 am
 Two “dark money” groups are stepping up to separately promote and attack the new governor’s agenda. Think Big Illinois, a brand new 501(c)(4) organization which doesn’t have to disclose...
Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019 12:15 am
HELP FOR PETSI am writing in response to your Feb. 7 article, “Frigid response to pet law.” I am a humane investigator and was involved with drafting recent amendments. This was necessary to give...
Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019 12:14 am
By now IT readers have noticed her byline, frequent in the past several issues. Lindsey Salvatelli is our editorial intern for this semester through the Public Affairs Reporting master’s degree prog...


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