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July 19th, 2012
10:31 AM ET

Prosecutors: Brutal teen game kills man

Police say a 62-year-old man died after a group of teens beat him unconscious as part of a game. Ted Rowlands reports.

RELATED STORY: Facebook video leads to teens' murder arrests


Filed under: Chicago • Crime • Illinois • Ted Rowlands
July 6th, 2012
06:47 PM ET

Tense House race turns nasty

An already tense House race in Illinois turns nasty. CNN's Kate Bolduan reports.

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Filed under: Illinois • Kate Bolduan
July 6th, 2012
06:35 PM ET

Duckworth: Vets should talk about service

Democratic House candidate Tammy Duckworth responds to criticism she overplays her military service on campaign trail.

RELATED STORY: Duckworth defends military talk on the campaign trail


Filed under: Democrats • Illinois • Interviews • Military • veteran • Wolf Blitzer
May 30th, 2012
07:02 PM ET

Lawmaker screams, curses, throws papers

Illinois lawmaker Rep. Mike Bost gets passionate speaking about pensions. CNN's Lisa Sylvester has more.


Filed under: Illinois • Lisa Sylvester • must-see video
July 7th, 2011
11:31 AM ET

Illinois cold case heats up

CNN's Ted Rowlands reports on a remarkable break in a 53-year-old murder case that still has an Illinois town in shock.

RELATED: Suspect in 1957 cold case charged as fugitive


Filed under: Crime • Illinois • Situation Room • Ted Rowlands