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Nurse accused of theft from elderly patient

PEKIN, Ill. (AP) — A nurse from central Illinois is accused of stealing $84,000 worth of jewelry and cash from an elderly patient.

Expert panel criticizes medical care at Illinois prisons

MICHAEL TARM, Associated Press

Lawsuit: Denver man monopolizing Illinois marijuana business

CHICAGO (AP) — A new lawsuit has been filed involving medical marijuana, this one claiming a Denver businessman and unsuccessful city council candidate schemed to monopolize the new industry in Illinois.

Jury convicts 2 Illinoisans in $4.5 million Medicare fraud scheme

CHICAGO (AP) — A federal jury has convicted two Illinois residents in a $4.5 million Medicare fraud scheme that involved billing the government for services to people who were dead.

Wrongfully convicted man graduates from Loyola's law school

CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago man has graduated from law school years after he was exonerated for a rape conviction that led to a 28-year prison sentence.

Another Daley heads to City Hall in Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) — Another member of Chicago's most famous political family is taking his place on the City Council that his grandfather and uncle presided over — and dominated — for decades.

2015 University of Illinois Commencement

Incomming President Timothy Killeen took part in his first commencement at Memorial Stadium in Champaign Saturday May 16, 2015. Commencement speaker was Risa Juanita Lavizzo-Mourey.

2015 University of Illinois Commencement

Incomming President Timothy Killeen took part in his first commencement at Memorial Stadium in Champaign Saturday May 16, 2015. Commencement speaker was Risa Juanita Lavizzo-Mourey.

Illinois soldiers to serve with Polish team in Afghanistan

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Five soldiers from the Army National Guard base in Springfield will deploy to Afghanistan as part of a specialized team that will train with Polish soldiers.

Obama chooses Chicago's South Side for presidential library

DON BABWIN, Associated Press
CARYN ROUSSEAU, Associated Press