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Illinois suspends law license of man accused of killing son

  CRYSTAL LAKE, Ill. (AP) — Illinois officials have suspended the law license of a suburban Chicago man charged in the beating death of his 5-year-old son. The state’s Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission disclosed Monday the license of 60-year-old Andrew Freund of

Trial of 2 underway in 2015 murder of 9-year-old Chicago boy

  CHICAGO (AP) — A prosecutor in the trial of two men charged in the 2015 slaying of a 9-year-old Chicago boy noted the victim brought a basketball to a park while his alleged killers “brought guns.” Dwright Boone-Doty and Corey Morgan are charged with first-degree murder in

Spring Valley honors Constitution Week

SPRING VALLEY – On September 17th through the 23rd, Americans carry on the tradition of paying tribute to the most important document of the United States. Constitution Week commemorates the liberties and unalienable rights of every American, an observance founded by the Daughters of

Regulators call for law change to make Chicago casino viable

CHICAGO (AP) — The Illinois Gaming Board is calling on lawmakers to change state law to make a Chicago casino viable. A Union Gaming Analytics’ study released last month cited Illinois’ “onerous tax and fee structure” in determining an operator of a casino in Chicago