December 31, 2014 - News Local/State

Quinn Issues Posthumous Pardons For 3 Abolitionists

Gov. Pat Quinn has granted clemency to more than 100 people, including posthumous pardons for three Illinois abolitionists found guilty of working on the Underground Railroad. 

Horse-drawn buggy in Arcola Illinois.

(Peter Gray/Harvest Public Media)

December 31, 2014 - News Local/State

Amish Can Apply for State ID’s In 2015

With the new year, Illinois' Amish population can apply for state ID cards that don’t require a photo.

December 30, 2014 - News National/International

Chief: Probe Shows Man Shot By Officer In Missouri Had Gun

Police in the St. Louis suburb of Berkeley say their investigation confirms an 18-year-old pointed a gun and tried to fire at the officer who shot him to death in a convenience store parking lot last week.

Relatives of passengers of the missing AirAsia flight react to news on television.


December 30, 2014 - News National/International

AirAsia Crash: Rescue Crews Pull Bodies, Find Plane Wreckage In Java Sea

Rescue crews scouring the waters off Indonesia say they have found dozens of bodies and have spotted wreckage that belongs to AirAsia QZ8501, the jetliner that went missing Sunday, carrying 155 passengers and seven crew members.

the Illinois capitol dome as seen from inside the capitol looking up

Hannah Meisel/WILL

December 30, 2014 - News Local/State

Illinois Politics Year In Review/Look Ahead

It's been quite a year in Illinois politics. After a lively and contentious race for the governor's mansion, Gov. Pat Quinn was ousted by Republican challenger Bruce Rauner. When Rauner is sworn in as governor in two weeks, it'll be the first time a Republican has held the office in 12 years.

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