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  • An official with the Illinois State Board of Elections is recommending dismissal of a complaint against former Republican State Senator Darren Bailey
  • Former House Speaker Michael Madigan, Tim Mapes, reported to prison this week
  • Springfield police investigating after the discovery of two bodies found dead on the city's west side
  • Former Illinois basketball standout Terrance Shannon Jr. acquitted on all charges related to an alleged sexual assault in Kansas
  • Authorities looking for tips on who vandalized an ancient rock at Starved Rock State Park
  • Lisa Kurian Philip has more on five University of Chicago students are in limbo because they took part in pro-Palestinian demonstrations
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