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More details about 6 dead found in Chicago home

CHICAGO—Chicago police say they are exploring the backgrounds of six family members found dead in their home whom authorities believe were killed in a “targeted incident.” The Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office has ruled the deaths homicides, saying five people were ...Read more

IDOT has reached deal with Amtrak

Amtrak and the Illinois Department of Transportation say they have reached an agreement to maintain existing service on state-supported routes while reducing costs. The deal announced Friday will maintain service through the end of the fiscal year on June 30 at a cost of $38.3 million to the ...Read more

Rauner wants to shrink government and costs

Governor Bruce Rauner is publicizing proposals he says will help shrink Illinois government and costs. The proposals include a plan to let voters decide whether to dissolve a unit of local government. Three others would make it easier for townships to consolidate. Illinois has about 7,000 units ...Read more

RSS Country Music News

  • Sam Hunt’s Super Bowl Pick
    Sam Hunt will be one of the millions of football fans watching the Super Bowl showdown between the Carolina Panthers and the Denver Broncos this Sunday (Feb. 7). And like most football fans, the former quarterback-turned-country star has already made his pick for Super Bowl champion. That pick is Peyton Manning and the Broncos. “I’m... […]
  • Jennifer Nettles Talks New Album and Next Women Tour
    We’ve loved her for over a decade as the lead singer of Sugarland, and over the past few years we’ve gotten to know Jennifer Nettles as a solo artist as well. In between headlining CMT’s 2016 Next Women of Country Tour and preparing to release a new album, we sat down with the songstress to... […]
  • Record Labels Trot Out Top Acts for Country Radio Seminar
    Country Radio Seminar kicks off Monday (Feb. 8) at the Omni Hotel in Nashville with the usual mixture of music, mentoring and how-to’s for radio programmers and their bosses. Produced annually by Country Radio Broadcasters, the convention will wrap up Wednesday night with the New Faces of Country Music show. This event is open only... […]