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Illinois reaches settlement with Wells Fargo

CHICAGO (AP) — Wells Fargo will pay Illinois nearly $11 million to resolve claims the bank violated state consumer protection laws by opening unauthorized accounts and using manipulative sales practices. Attorney General Lisa Madigan said Friday Illinois is part of a $575 million settlement ...Read more

CDC Warns of Respiratory Virus

ATLANTA – The Center for Disease Control and Prevention is warning the public about a cold-like virus that can be dangerous to children and some adults. According to the CDC, respiratory syncytial virus is a common respiratory virus that may look like the flu or cold but is actually the ...Read more

Healthy dogs saved after euthanasia request denied

VALPARAISO, Ind. — Two dogs that escaped death when a northwestern Indiana veterinarian refused their owner’s request to have the healthy canines euthanized have found a new home together with an Illinois couple. A rescue group said that the man who had owned Sam, a pointer, and Cosmo, a ...Read more

Amboy Child Honored For Actions

AMBOY – Achild from Amboy was honored for his behavior during a home fire by the Amboy Fire Department.  Tarek Luyando was recognized for doing the right thing and showing exemplary courage when a fire occurred in his home. Tarek was alerted by the smoke detectors, closed an access door to ...Read more