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Stop Bothering Black Bear Traveling State On Quest For Mate: IDNR

Biologists and conservation police asked the public to stop harassing the black bear passing through western Illinois.

Man Dies After Aggravated Battery, Police Release Suspect Photo

A man beaten during the incident later died at a suburban hospital, and the medical examiner called the death a homicide.

Naperville Suggests Cap Of 3 Recreational Cannabis Dispensaries

The city also nixed other types of recreational pot businesses apart from dispensaries.

Lightfoot Decries CTU's 'Racist' Scooby-Doo Meme On Twitter

Mayor Lori Lightfoot angrily skewered a meme tweeted by the Chicago Teachers Union as "racist," depicting her wearing a Chicago police uniform while bound and being unmasked by the characters from the Scooby-Doo cartoon.

Investigators Suspect Foul Play In Motorcyclist's Death: Police

The state police's criminal investigation unit won't release details on the death of Carl Gordon, who was recovered from the Calumet River.

AMITA St. Joseph Nurses Ready To Walk After Filing Strike Notice

There is a "very high percentage" chance that 700 nurses could strike July 4, mainly over staffing levels at the Joliet hospital.

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